Author: Maddie Bader

My name is Maddie Bader, and I am a freshman at the University of Missouri studying agribusiness management with an emphasis in public policy. This is my first semester writing for Corner Post, and I am excited to see what this experience teaches me and where it will take me throughout my academic career. I came to Mizzou from the small, rural community of Hermann, Missouri. Growing up in a farming family, I have always had an appreciation for agriculture and all that it represents. Because of that, I joined FFA upon entering high school and was met with an entirely new perspective of how agriculture affects the world around us. With my two passions for both agriculture and writing, the University of Missouri is the perfect place for me. From its award winning journalism and agriculture schools, I know I am in the right place to secure an education that will support my dream of becoming a lobbyist for an agricultural group.

Hermann focuses on agritourism to boost economy

It is an early Friday morning in the small town of Hermann, Missouri. Business owners are putting the finishing touches on their wineries, shops, restaurants, and bed and breakfasts. It was time for the weekend, and there were only two…

CP Editorial: Four-year colleges are not the only path to success

After high school graduation, many students feel pressured by parents and school counselors to attend four-year universities and colleges in hopes of receiving a prestigious degree and higher salaries. But there is another path that can also lead to good,…