Author: Robyn Eschenbrenner

My passion for agriculture and the University of Missouri began at an early age. I was raised by two MU graduates on a row crop and livestock farm outside of Jamestown, Missouri. We raise primarily field crops, Brangus cattle and pumpkins. While my hometown, Jamestown, may not be marked on most maps, it helped shaped me into who I am today and it is a place where I am proud to call home. Growing up in the small town lifestyle allowed me to be involved in everything from sports to FFA. I fell in love with advocating for agriculture and being able to teach others about the importance of the industry.

New program helps Missouri third graders understand agriculture

Missouri Famers Care promotes the continued growth of Missouri agriculture and rural communities. The organization strives to achieve this goal through coordinated communication among farmers, education and advocacy. It is a joint effort by a segment of Missouri’s farming and agriculture community…

Undergrads should take advantage of TA connections

College freshmen are bombarded with tips on how to survive college from the minute they receive their acceptance letters. The eager new students hear suggestions on topics such as how to save money and how to avoid putting on the…

House bill proposes making ag director an elected position

The Missouri House of Representatives’ Agriculture Policy Committee introduced the HJR29 Bill on Jan. 15, 2015. It proposes a constitutional amendment establishing the elected office of the Director of Agriculture and eliminates the Department of Agriculture as an executive department…

‘Thank a Farmer Week’ puts focus on ag facts

Agriculture impacts everyone, from the suburbs of Chicago to the bootheel of Missouri. For some, agriculture is a way of life, but for others it is their unrecognized provider. Missouri Farm Bureau realized the disconnect between agriculture providers and consumers.…