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From Farm Kid to Executive

Crop Science division COO of Bayer returns to campus 

It was 1979 when Missouri farm kid Brett Begemann anxiously started his freshman year at Mizzou. Growing up on his family’s farm near Mayview, Missouri, Begemann came to MU with the intention of returning to the farm. He described himself as “just a farm kid back then” and remembers thinking how big the city of Columbia was, which led him…

Twenty-Four-Hour Tiger

Steve O'Loughlin joins the Department of Hospitality Management as Professor-for-a-Day

The College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources’ Reich Family Professor-for-a-Day program brings industry professionals on to campus and into the classroom. The vision behind the program is to provide an informal environment for connections and collaboration. Students are able to meet future employers and receive advice from seasoned experts. On Nov. 28, students from three classrooms in the Department…

Entrepreneurial Experience

CAFNR alumni Doug and Emily Kueker inspire students to be entrepreneurial

Agricultural Education alumni Doug and Emily Kueker shared their experience of creating and sustaining their learning solutions business with CAFNR students. The Kuekers visited campus last fall to serve as Professors-for-a-Day as a part of CAFNR’s Reich Executive-in-Residence Program. They spoke in four classes in the Departments of Agricultural and Applied Economics, Agricultural Education and Leadership, and Science and Agricultural…

A View From Industry

CEO of Center for Food Integrity discusses U.S. food system

Charlie Arnot, a public relations expert on the the U.S. food system, spoke one-on-one with students and faculty as part of the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources’ Reich Family Professor for a Day Program.