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The University of Missouri will host the American Association for Agricultural Education North Central Region Research Conference in fall 2022.

On Oct. 9, Gloria Ndindir Mangoni successfully defended her thesis titled “Exploring factors associated with free and reduced-price lunch participation in Missouri’s school districts.” Hua Qin is her adviser. Continue…

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On Oct. 1, Jason Entsminger successfully defended his dissertation titled “The ecology of organizational forms in local and regional food systems: Exploring the scaling-up concept via a species concept.” Randall Westgren is his adviser.

Lauren Quinlan, agricultural education junior, has received a Sonja Hillgren Memorial Scholarship from Farm Journal. Continue…

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Corinne Valdivia and Lisa Flores will serve as interim co-directors of the Cambio Center.

Ryan Milhollin and the Ag Business & Policy Extension group have developed three videos to help livestock producers, crop farmers and dairy farmers access USDA Coronavirus Food Assistance Program Round 2 (CFAP 2) payments: Continue…

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MU Extension is gathering information on farmland values in Missouri. Anyone who has bought or sold land in the past year is invited to complete the 2020 Missouri Farmland Value Opinion survey by Friday, Sept. 25.

Beginning in October, the Interdisciplinary Center for Food Security will present a free six-part “Power Up Your Pantry” webinar series for food pantry and food bank staff and volunteers called “A Conversation about Burnout: Checking In, Not Checking Out.” Continue…

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Agricultural Education and Leadership faculty and alumni were honored with National Association of Agricultural Educators 2020 awards: John Tummons, Region IV Outstanding Service Citation; Steve Brown (BS, 1979), Region IV Lifetime Achievement; and Breanne Brammer (BS, 2015; MS, 2017), Region IV Teacher Turn the Key Award.

Hao Cheng (PhD, Agricultural & Applied Economics, 2020) will be an assistant professor at Wenlan Business School of Zhongnan University of Economics and Law, a university that specializes in economics and finance. Continue…