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Office of Research
2-44 Agriculture
University of Missouri
Columbia, MO 65211
Phone: 573-882-7488
Fax: 573-884-5435
spencerb@missouri.edu



CAFNR is changing the core components of society that impact what we eat, where we live and how we'll face tomorrow. Our innovative research spans the globe, often taking a high-tech look at traditional agriculture, food and natural resource issues, and directly impacts our future, from health breakthroughs, to sustainable agriculture techniques to food safety.

The College is ranked among the top 15 programs in the world for animal and plant science research. Mizzou Advantage programs — competitive assets that set MU apart from other universities — incorporate research from all over CAFNR. The College is part of the North Central Research Association — a group of forward-thinking colleges leading the way in agriculture bioscience research. 

Research Funding for CAFNR Fiscal Year 2012: $30,652,448

Research funding pie chart

Research News

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Meat study looks at how value cuts affect ground chuck

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Energy Harvest
Small biomass power plants could boost rural economies

Elevated Research
Researchers investigate a thunderstorm-producing phenomenon

Still Dry 4 Feet Down
Missouri's soil hasn't recovered from last year's drought