Month: November 2019

O’Brien brings pure belief in CAFNR to new recruitment-event position

A new position in the CAFNR Office of Academic Programs aims to bring more focus to student recruitment for the college. Tara O’Brien, from Elsberry, Missouri, was selected to become the college’s Student Recruitment and Event Specialist. O’Brien wanted to…

New communications option brings more flexibility to agricultural education and leadership degree

A degree with the word education in its name would logically lead a graduate into a teaching career … right? However, the Agricultural Education degree in the MU College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources offers more than one career…

Fayette teen creates honey of a business as beekeeper

Devastated by the loss of one of his beehives this past winter, 16-year-old Fayette, Missouri, student, Jonathan Ebbesmeyer showed no sign of losing hope when it came to harvesting and selling his first batch of locally made honey bee products.…

Old-world charm is just across the river in Hermann

The leaves are changing to hues of golden yellow, burnt orange, and fire red as you stroll downtown across the worn brick sidewalks to your next destination. The bright red trolley with grape and vine accents glides across the street…

FFA continues to inspire CAFNR student Sydnee Mason

Dedicated, inspiring, and goal-oriented are three words Sydnee Mason’s high school FFA adviser Tyler Burgin would use to describe her. “She leads by example and never asks someone to do something that she is not willing to do herself,” Burgin…

Litton legacy of leadership lives on

Chillicothe Charolais rancher, Mizzou Alpha Gamma Rho fraternity brother, Missouri Democratic politician, and a potential future United States President: Jerry Litton did it all. But, the world would never know what could have been. A plane crash 43 years ago…

CAFNR volleyball tournament was a ‘ball’

On Monday, Sept. 30, the College of Agricultural Food and Natural Resources held its annual Mud Volleyball Tournament. The University of Missouri South Research Farm hosted the event with 22 teams from 18 different clubs competing. It was the most…