Author: Maggie Glidewell

I got my first glimpse of agriculture looking through the ears of my American Quarter Horse. I quickly learned there is much more to this industry than crops and cows. My name is Maggie Glidewell, no it’s not short for Margaret, and I am currently a senior majoring in agricultural education and leadership with emphasis areas in marketing and journalism. I hope to take the skills that I have learned at Mizzou and pursue a career in informal education and youth development, working to build up and shape the minds of the future of our industry.

Beekeepers and farmers need to communicate to keep hives healthy

The Missouri Honeybee population, like that across the nation, is currently in a decline, causing a risk for diversified agricultural production across the state. According to the Missouri Department of Agriculture, humans rely on bees for about one third of…

Collegiate Farm Bureau welcomes Federation president to campus

The University of Missouri Collegiate Farm Bureau welcomed Bob Stallman, president of the American Farm Bureau Federation, to speak to MU students on April 16, 2015. According to the American Farm Bureau Federation website www.fb.org, Stallman, a Texas native, is…