Anna Ball wants everyone to get excited about all of your hard work. Ball, associate professor and department chair of agricultural education and leadership, and others in the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, work with researchers across the university to add unique, custom educational components to grants and projects. The goal of their […]
Anna Ball heads CAFNR's Center for the Collaboration and Development of Educational Innovations
Research farm open house set for Sept. 22
One of the University of Missouri’s most important research centers, South Farm, will host a day of science and discovery for the entire family. A tornado tracking truck, cockroach races, tethered hot air balloon rides and prize pepper tasting are just a few of the myriad interactive attractions at the event.The sixth annual South Farm […]
Class helps young farmers step into the profession
Kevin Moore, CAFNR associate professor of agricultural economics in the Division of Applied Social Sciences, teaches Returning to the Farm, a class that prepares young people to overcome the family and financial hurdles of getting into farming.
Two professors receive Gold Chalk Award
Jerry Taylor, animal sciences, and Anna Henry, agricultural education, were honored with the MU Graduate Professional Council’s (GPC) annual Gold Chalk Award. Each year since 1988 the GPC has recognized professors who have made significant contributions to the education and training of graduate and professional students with the honors.
Bruce Blakemore, B.S. Agricultural Education ’96 and M.S. Agricultural Education ’04, discovered the perfect niche for his musical talents. The agriculture teacher and musician has found success targeting his music to rural and “farm” audiences. Although there are pictures of Blakemore playing his toy guitar on-stage with his father’s band at the age of five, […]