The commencement for the University of Missouri College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources was held May 18 in the Hearnes Center. U.S. Senator Roy Blunt was the commencement speaker for the event. The commencement speaker for the MU School of Natural Resources was Roger Still, former Missouri state director of The Nature Conservancy and former Vice President of National Audubon Society. SNR’s ceremony also was held May 18, in Jesse Auditorium.
Four hundred sixty-two CAFNR and SNR students received diplomas May 18
MU professor receives award for research in breeding and genetics
Jerry Taylor, University of Missouri Curators’ Distinguished Professor of Animal Sciences and Wurdack Chair of Animal Genomics, was chosen to receive the Rockefeller Prentice Memorial Award in Animal Breeding and Genetics from the American Society of Animal Science.
Biochemistry team recognized for mercury research
Judy Wall, professor of biochemistry, and members of her research group including Romain Bridou, postdoctoral fellow, and Steven Smith, graduate student, published an article in the March 15, 2013, issue of Science magazine that describes results of collaboration between the Oak Ridge National Laboratory and Wall’s laboratory.
Events connect farmers to the latest agricultural science
CAFNR hosts events across the state to ensure farmers are informed with the latest science-based information for their unique soil and climatic conditions.
From Field Days to day-to-day operations, John Poehlmann helps keep CAFNR's 14,000 acres of research running smoothly
There's no typical day for John Poehlmann, assistant director of the Missouri Agricultural Experiment Station
Taking the long view for sustaining Missouri's soils
Peter Scharf discusses the status of Missouri's topsoil, changes in erosion pressures and how Missouri farmers can sustain the resource for generations.