Month: February 2014

Lucky’s serves the community and customers

Lucky’s Market held its grand opening in Columbia on Jan. 15 with plans to not only provide a large variety of grocery items, but to also reach out to support the local community. Lucky’s implemented a system that both benefits…

Ag Unlimited continues to help support CAFNR community

One of CAFNR’s largest fundraising events of the school year, Ag Unlimited, held Saturday, Feb. 15, attracted alumni from all around the state and recognized 25 scholarship recipients throughout the evening. The evening also consisted of an auction to benefit…

Rec Center offers variety of classes and equipment

The MU Recreational Center has some new and unique opportunities to help you meet your fitness goals this semester. Whether you are trying to keep up with your New Year’s resolution or work on your spring break body, certified trainers, classes…

Goodnight econ fans: Jan Dauve retires

Jan Dauve never wanted to be a teacher. In fact, the current teaching professor, director of undergraduate studies and adviser chair in the agricultural and applied economics department really just wanted to fish. Originally, he chose the University of Missouri,…

Eat fresh, eat local thanks to Columbia Winter Farmers Market

People of all ages filtered through the doors of Parkade Plaza Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014, at Columbia’s Winter Farmers Market. The recent snowfall that hit the city might have caused a lower turnout, but producers set up shop nonetheless. In…

Love is in the air for MU horticulture club

With 20 members helping, 100 hours of preparation invested and 600 roses ready to sell, the MU Horticulture Club’s rose sale has been in full swing since Feb. 13 and ends Feb. 14 at 5 p.m. The annual Valentine’s Day…

Dickinson Scholars shadow KC agribusinesses over semester break

MU students from the Dickinson Scholars program took Kansas City agribusinesses by storm when they shadowed several companies Jan. 13-17. The students were grouped into teams and each team was assigned to a Kansas City agribusiness to shadow. The scholars…

Restaurant exec serves up advice for CAFNR students as Prof for a Day

Darren Gray, director of culinary innovation at Fazoli’s Restaurant Management, LLC, arrived right in between two winter storms to spend some time with students in the MU College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Feb. 3. Gray was hosted by…