Author: Tessa Chambers

Going to the University of Missouri has always been a dream of Tessa Chambers. She feels that the University of Missouri gives her the ability to not only become an amazing journalist through the journalism program, but also an amazing agricultural journalist through the science and agricultural journalism program that we offer here at Mizzou. It has opened so many doors for her and she cannot wait to start her life in agricultural public relations once she graduates. “Agriculture is a huge part of my life and this passion, along with a passion for interacting with people is what caused me to pursue a degree in science and agricultural Journalism,” Chambers said.

Navigating the egg carton label maze can be challenging for consumers

Cage Free. Organic. Free-range. Hand-gathered. All-natural. Antibiotic-free. Hormone-free. No hormones added. Vegetarian-fed. Pasteurized. Grade AA. Jumbo. These are examples of different labels that can appear on an egg carton. Some labels are required by law. Some have specific guidelines for…

‘City kids’ make up half of CAFNR student population

Students from both rural and urban backgrounds attend the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources to pursue degrees in many different areas. Julianna Kubiak, a freshman majoring in food science, is from suburban Dallas, Texas, and does not have…