The number of wineries in the United States has quadrupled in the past 10 years and tripled in Missouri, according to research by Fabio Chaddad, assistant professor of agricultural economics at the University of Missouri. Chaddad will present research from the first year of a four-year multistate research project for the U.S. Department of Agriculture [...]
Number of wineries triple in Missouri since 2003
Prawns are a good secondary income stream
If you’re invited to a fish fry at the Harry Cope farm, you might be served some tasty pond-raised prawns. Raising prawns is the latest in Cope’s innovative approach to farming using the resources of University of Missouri Extension and the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources. Cope said he became interested in prawns [...]
First hire in strategic initiative is in plant and animal sciences
The first hire of the Mizzou Advantage program is now in the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources.
MU Hospitality Management students adopt a Navy ship
Six CAFNR students will be spending their Thanksgiving holiday aboard the U.S.S. Boxer, a Navy amphibious assault ship, preparing the holiday meal for the ship’s crew.
CAFNR web professional uses opportunities at MU to grow
Genevieve Howard, senior multimedia specialist in the Office of CAFNR Communications, was one of 30 University of Missouri employees selected to participate in the Chancellor's Emerging Leaders Program (CELP). The program is designed to enhance the skills of those who seek to become leaders at Mizzou.
MU's first Dean of Agriculture was no stranger to controversy
George Clinton Swallow (1817-1899), the first dean of the MU College of Agriculture, was no crop or animal expert, but a geologist. If he harvested anything, it was controversy. It dogged his heels from Massachusetts to Missouri, Kansas and Montana.