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Reaching a New Level

MU Forestry Club hosts successful Midwestern Foresters' Conclave

The Midwestern Foresters’ Conclave brings forestry clubs together from colleges and universities across the Midwest. The actual event pits the clubs against each other in numerous timber sports competitions. There’s much more to Conclave, though, especially in regards to student networking. The students are together nonstop, even camping out the night before Conclave. The University of Missouri College of Agriculture,…

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…

Mizzou Forestry Club Gearing up for Conclave

MU hosting 64th Midwestern Foresters’ Conclave at Hallsville Fairgrounds

When Levi Bachmann arrived at the University of Missouri, he was excited for the new opportunities presented to him. However, he was still looking for individuals with similar interests. That led him to the Forestry Club. “I didn’t want to be stuck in the dorms,” said Bachmann, a senior who serves as the Forestry Club president. “I was looking for…

Forestry Club to Host Conclave

The 64th Midwestern Foresters' Conclave will take place at the Hallsville Fairgrounds

The sound of chainsaws and rolling logs will fill the Hallsville Fairgrounds on Saturday, April 16. The 64th Midwestern Foresters’ Conclave has a full slate of timbersports events beginning at 7:45 a.m. The event is a collegiate competition and will feature 11 schools from across the country. The University of Missouri College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Forestry Club is…

Feeling the Burn

MU Tiger Fire Crew gives students prairie burn experience

John Dwyer, associate professor in forestry, thinks this experience is crucial in developing a resume for potential fire management positions within different federal and state agencies. “I think the Tiger Fire Crew can play an integral role in helping our students realize their full potential in fire management,” he said.