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Learning by Doing

Division of Animal Sciences launches new Equine Science and Management Certificate

Experiential learning is embedded throughout MU’s College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources courses. From Cafe at Eckles, a café operated by students and faculty of the hospitality management program, to Tiger Garden, a student-operated florist shop, there’s no shortage of opportunities for CAFNR students to gain valuable work experience. The Division of Animal Sciences recently added an Equine Science…

A Part of the CAFNR Culture

South Farm Showcase celebrates its 10th anniversary on Oct. 1

The University of Missouri College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources South Farm Research Center conducts a variety of research – from swine to turf – on its nearly 1,500 acres of land. More than 10 years ago, CAFNR Vice Chancellor and Dean Tom Payne put together a team to find the best way to showcase the assortment of projects…

Helping Hand

Missouri AgrAbillity funded for four more years

Missouri AgrAbility is a project designed to keep farmers, ranchers and farm workers who are limited by a disability or chronic health condition employed in agriculture.

Good Horses Looking for Good Homes

MU students prepare horses for auction and market to potential buyers

Each fall, the MU Equine Program hosts an annual horse auction in which students get to help lead marketing plans and gain experience in preparing sales portfolios. The auction is live online till Nov. 13.

Two Ways to Learn

Sorenson property gives equine students another shot at skills

CAFNR Animal Sciences houses a strong Equine Science program.

Horse Course

MU grad selected for prestigious equine internship

Hannah Buzan, a 2013 graduate of CAFNR animal sciences, was recently selected from among 300 applicants for a prestigious yearlong equine breeding internship at Colorado State University.

Good Homes Wanted

University of Missouri holding horse sale preview on Nov. 3

The University of Missouri Equine Program is holding its annual online horse auction in November and has scheduled a sale preview on Nov. 3 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the MU Equine Teaching Facility located at the university’s South Farm in Columbia. Students from the Equine Behavior and Training class and the Equine Facility Management and Marketing class…