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Improving Heifer Development

Missouri Show-Me-Select Replacement Heifer Program celebrates 20 years

The Missouri Show-Me-Select Replacement Heifer Program has enrolled more than 135,000 heifers on more than 850 farms during its 20 years of existence. The program, developed and spearheaded by David Patterson, a professor of reproductive physiology in the University of Missouri College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources (CAFNR), celebrated its 20th anniversary during the Missouri Cattle Industry Convention and…

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.

International Collaborations

Algerian women visit MU through Cochran Fellowship

“Everything is so green,” Louiza Chekmam quietly murmured in amazement as the van she was riding in pulled into Peach Tree Farms. “Back home, our summers are dry and everything turns yellow and brown. This is just beautiful.” The visit to the family-operated farm outside of Boonville was one of many stops Louiza, Souad Mammou and Sihem Khiri toured during…

Field Day Schedule Finalized for 2013

Enjoy a day of free fun and informational tours at one of CAFNR's research centers

World-renowned research will be on display to the public through CAFNR Field Days.

Students as Scientists

Michael Smith honored with teaching award

For Michael Smith, working at the University of Missouri is all about the students.