Dairy science is making a comeback in the MU College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources. The College's Food Science program has seen an influx of students, and many are interested in careers in the dairy industry. In addition, the College is in the process of hiring a new faculty member with an emphasis in dairy foods that has resulted from a push for support for the dairy program despite an economic downturn for the dairy industry.
CAFNR is training tomorrow's leaders in the dairy industry
The College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources is seeing its own surge. This year's undergraduate enrollment is a record 2,239 (preliminary figures). With approximately 400 graduate level students, CAFNR accounts for just under 10 percent Mizzou's total enrollment.
CAFNR professor researches environmentally certified forest products
Everyone is in favor of going green. But how much more will the average consumer pay to help the environment? Francisco Aguilar, assistant professor in forestry at the University of Missouri College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, is finding out.
Two University of Missouri College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources faculty members’ work has been showcased in Science. Published in the journal’s August issue, the co-authors’ two articles describe a massive genetic resource geneticists and breeders can use to unlock the basis of corn diversity.