Policy ⋅ Page 1

Jacobs and Davis Receive AFRI Sustainable Agriculture Systems Program Grant

Keri Jacobs and Morgan Davis part of a collaborative project with Iowa State University 

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) has announced awardees of its AFRI Sustainable Agriculture Systems Program. Two CAFNR researchers were part of the 2021 awards. Keri Jacobs, associate professor of agricultural and applied economics, and Morgan Davis, assistant professor in soil and environmental sciences, received funding for a study led by researchers…

Let’s Get Social

MU releases new social media guidelines for employee personal usage

Mizzou Tigers are everywhere – on campus, at community events and scattered across the country as proud alumni! Social presence in the Tiger community can be powerful when it comes to reporting emergencies, sharing sports highlights, unveiling research, as well as sharing the memorable faces and spaces that make us so proud to sing “Old Missouri, Fair Missouri!” While we…

Looking Through a Wide Lens

Inaugural MU Agribusiness and Policy Symposium to look at array of issues facing farmers, agribusiness community members

Given the current economic climate for Missouri farmers and agribusiness members, it was not hard for the organizers of the inaugural University of Missouri Agribusiness and Policy Symposium to come up with a theme: “Strategic Thinking in Uncertain Times.” This past spring, Joe Parcell, professor and department chair of the department of agricultural and applied economics, and Scott Brown, an…