Month: September 2014

CAFNR offers diverse study abroad opportunities

Are you a CAFNR student anxious to learn about agriculture all over the globe? Do you enjoy traveling and working in a more hands-on environment? If so, a CAFNR study abroad program may be a perfect fit for you. “I…

Sigma Alpha — just one way to find your niche in CAFNR

The University of Missouri campus of more than 35,000 students could be rather intimidating for some. Luckily, the university offers numerous clubs and organizations to help make the campus seem smaller and help make students feel a little more at…

Annual round-up helps new students connect with clubs

Freshmen and transfer students gathered at MFA Plaza and the Monsanto Auditorium on Mizzou campus for the annual CAFNR Fall Round-Up on Aug. 27. Fall Round-Up exposed students to more than 30 clubs and organizations available for the 2014-2015 school…

Midwest consumers feel impact of California drought

Imagine going to the grocery store and not being able to find the ingredients to make a salad or find the perfect cut of steak for a reasonable price. For many years, the western states have suffered extreme drought conditions…

Northern exposure — New dining location caters to Mizzou North

Columbia’s vibrant menu of dining locations—options ranging from international to super local—has seen a new and innovative addition, thanks to the culinary contributions of University of Missouri Club & Catering. Their new diner du jour, Café 115, is located in…

Selling more than just cattle

On 2,500 acres of serene Missouri farmland near Mexico, Missouri, sits one of the top cattle operations in the country — Sydenstricker Genetics, or SydGen. Established in 1952 by Ralph E. Sydenstricker as a traditional angus cattle farm, SydGen is…

Tiger Ag Classic: CAFNR alums golf to give back

Fun, food, and a whole lot of golf are the only ways to describe the MU Tiger Ag Classic. On Friday, Sept. 12, the Mizzou Ag Alumni Association held their annual Tiger Ag Classic Golf tournament followed by a steak…