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Supporting Student Activities

MU Equine Program to host horse sale preview and silent auction on Nov. 6

Each November, the University of Missouri Equine Teaching Facility, part of the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources (CAFNR) Division of Animal Sciences, offers a select group of horses for sale. All of the proceeds from the sale benefit the MU Equine Program, as well as support student activities at the facility. In preparation for the sale, the program…

Leading the Next Generation

Fifth-generation rancher becomes MU Extension beef nutrition specialist

Fifth-generation rancher Eric Bailey recently joined the University of Missouri Extension as state beef nutrition specialist. He chose Mizzou for β€œits desire to innovate and be leaders in the next generation of beef producers.” He will work with specialists on beef cattle nutrition. He plans to meet beef farmers and leaders across the state. A native of Santa Rosa, New…

A Little Horse Power

Mike Baumgartner has jumped into the world of team roping

Mike Baumgartner has always enjoyed being around horses. That interest sparked others, including a jump into the rodeo world. Baumgartner has been involved in various rodeo events since his high school years. His most recent trek has been into team roping. Team roping pairs two individuals together – a header and a heeler. Each sit on a horse parallel to…