The Maneater


CAFNR study shows benefits in school gardening programs

Students in the rural Midwest were “reskilled” and reconnected to their food through their school garden.

MU South Farm Showcase continues Dean Tom Payne’s vision in its 13th year

Event attractions ranged from a corn maze to a high tech drone and offered entertaining ways to learn about the many facets of agriculture.

CAFNR student works with Clydesdale to win national competition

Junior Jillian Klein and Clydesdale Fred won a national title in Clydesdale Western Pleasure Riding.

Investment in Missouri Agricultural Experiment Station highlights cutting edge MU agricultural program

Record-setting investment in Missouri Agricultural Experiment Station will help update and upgrade centers doing cutting edge research.

The Briefing: Summer at MU

Despite having less going on than the fall and spring terms, summer was a busy time at MU.

CAFNR study finds park visitors unable to attribute negative impacts to climate change

The study showed that park visitors know little about climate change, but that they want to know more.

10th annual Agroforestry Symposium solidifies the relationship between research innovation, entrepreneurship

The symposium is set to feature a variety of speakers from distinguished researchers to experienced professionals and agencies within the industry.

12th annual South Farms Showcase held to promote research, fun on Sept. 29

Approximately 14,000 people attended the event this year.

CAFNR announces estate gift donated to establish Brazeale Family Scholarship

The fund will cover 25 percent of the annual tuition costs each year for eight Missouri residents; when fully endowed, it will amount to approximately 30 annual scholarships.

During 50th anniversary celebration, food science program reflects on past and looks to future

The program looks forward to the future of food science in nutrition, preservation and modern technology.

Marc Linit named interim CAFNR dean

Provost Garnett Stokes: “I have every confidence that he will work effectively with CAFNR’s internal and external constituents and with my office as well.”

MSA vice presidential candidate Clay Evans faces the world head-on

Evans: “Competitiveness isn’t a set parameter. When you’re in a business, things are always changing. When another factor gets added in you can be competitive and it keeps you from being complacent.”

Sam Turner shares his passion for agriculture and gets back to his rural American roots

Turner: “We worked from six in the morning till two or three in the morning. You get two or three hours of sleep, and you go back at it.”

Plant sciences professor discusses drones in future of agriculture

“The future of American farming is going to be multi-faceted,” farmer DeGrandchamp said. “Growers today have to be skilled in engineering, law, HR, small-town politics and now flying robots.”

Float Your Boat to benefit Food Bank for Central and Northeast Missouri

The cardboard boat race, taking place April 25, will raise money and collect food for the fourth year in a row.

New radar increases meteorology, research potential for CAFNR

Currently, the closest two radars are in St. Louis and Kansas City.

Students fly drones indoors in new five-week class

The FAA cannot regulate the use drones of indoors.

Downtown Declassified: Weather you like it or not

MOVE columnist MacKenzie Reagan on Columbia’s crazy climate

MU to provide agricultural development in Ghana

For many Ghanaian farmers, growing enough crops to feed their families is an immense challenge.

MU hosts meeting of agriculture experts picked by Obama

The meeting featured presentations on global efforts to combat food insecurity.