a research-based discussion for leaders in our food and agriculture system, hospitality sector and communities

Presented by the MU Division of Applied Social Sciences, the Engaging 4 MO webinar series offers research-based insights that leaders can apply in their work to benefit and strengthen the state’s agriculture and food system, hospitality sector and communities.

To attend a webinar, complete its corresponding registration form. Note, you’ll need to register for each webinar you plan to attend. If you can’t attend a webinar at its scheduled time, then please register. You’ll receive a copy of the webinar to watch later.

Watch recordings of previous webinars on YouTube.

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Upcoming Webinars

Wednesday, May 19 | 10 to 10:30 a.m.
“Co-ops Contributing to Communities: A Missouri Institute of Cooperatives Panel Discussion”
Moderator: Kristi Livingston, educator director, Missouri Institute of Cooperatives, and program project support coordinator, MU Division of Applied Social Sciences
Panelists: Scott Gardner, vice president for sales and marketing, FCS Financial; Elizabeth Shade, area manager, Dairy Farmers of America Central Region; Sean Vanslyke, general manager, SEMO Electric Cooperative
Register at https://umsystem.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_TClMm17PSUS2leDMABnFIw.

Wednesday, June 16 | 10 to 10:30 a.m.
“The Economic Viability of Expanding Fresh and Processed Fruit and Vegetable Production in Missouri”
Dr. John Kruse, associate research professor, MU Division of Applied Social Sciences
Register at https://umsystem.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_QMXa4GiKTvKD7DxTFq8x7Q.

Wednesday, Aug. 11 | 1 to 1:30 p.m.
“Modernizing Agricultural Mechanization in Africa to Meet Global Food Demand”
Dr. Kerry Clark, assistant research professor of rural sociology and CAFNR International Programs director
Register at https://umsystem.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_6uFCgn_bS6u3xrePDwzHsw.