Author: Kendra Elder

Hello! I'm Kendra Elder, a University of Missouri freshman majoring in science and ag journalism. I am from southeast Missouri. In high school I was active in FFA and the National Beta Club where I served as a state officer. I am now is a member of Ag Communicators of Tomorrow. In the future, I hopes to start a career in advertising and start a cattle farm of my own.

Tiger Garden moves into its second decade of providing hands-on experience in a working floral shop

Tiger Garden is ready for 10 more years. The floral shop, located in the Agriculture Building on the MU campus, celebrated its 10-year anniversary with special events during the first week of classes. Every day featured a different event and…

Annual bonfire kicked off CAFNR Week

To officially kick off CAFNR Week, students, faculty and staff gathered at the Bradford Research Center on Oct. 18 for the annual bonfire. Sponsored by the Ag Alumni Association, the event welcomed people of all ages for a variety of activities,…

Local steer comes to MU campus so students can meet their meat

The truth is that some people will never understand how the food on grocery store shelves is produced. Most of the U.S. population is disconnected from agriculture and gives little, if any, thought to what happens to their food before it makes it onto…

Collegiate Cattlewomen share a passion for the beef industry

One thing that ties the members of Mizzou Collegiate Cattlewomen together is their dedication to the beef industry — their heart and soul. Shelby Esser, chapter president, said the club has a roster of about 40 young women and an average meeting…

Independent Aggies continue tradition of promoting agriculture

It is said that there is something for everyone, and that includes college organizations. The Independent Aggies is an agricultural organization at the University of Missouri that was established on campus in 1944. It started as a service organization with…