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December 5, 2017

The CFANS Mentor Kick-Off was held on the evening of Thursday, November 2nd in the North Star Ballroom, in the St.Paul Student Center.

November 30, 2017

The University of Minnesota's first-ever Animal Welfare Judging Team recently attended the Animal Welfare Judging and Assessment Contest (AWJAC). The contest was held at Iowa State University, and proved to be successful for the University of Minnesota!

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November 29, 2017

The Stakman-Borlaug Center for Sustainable Plant Health has been award $721,000 from the United States Department of Agriculture's Foreign Agricultural Service to fund a two-year project to conduct the Food for Progress Post-Project Sustainability Assessment.

November 29, 2017

This past summer, CFANS student Emily Dehn served as the Social Media Intern for DTN/The Progressive Farmer. Check out her experience!

November 29, 2017

College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resources (CFANS) Alumna Sheila Harsdorf '78  was recently appointed to serve as Secretary of the Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) for the state of Wisconsin. CFANS Alumna Crystal Siemers-Peterman '17 is currently serving as the DATCP's 70th Alice in Dairyland.

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November 28, 2017

CFANS Animal Science Dairy Cattle Judging Team competed at the North American International Livestock Exposition in Louisville, Kentucky, early this month and placed first overall team for the sixth time in eight years in the collegiate division.

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November 16, 2017

Oak wilt fungus is another invasive plant pathogen that often goes unnoticed, until it's too late. But not anymore, thanks to new technology developed right here at the University of Minnesota College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences by researcher Abdennour Abbas and his team.

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November 14, 2017

University of Minnesota flavor chemist, Gary Reineccius, recently discussed natural and artificial flavors in an article published by Kuer 90.1. 

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November 14, 2017

University of Minnesota Food Science and Nutrition professor and researcher Daniel Gallaher is quoted with his input in regards to whole oats as an immunity-boosting energy source in a recent article by Prevention.com.

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November 8, 2017

From food security to climate change, global challenges are being addressed within classrooms across campus. A team of CFANS students believes they can discover the solutions to these problems. Driven by this belief, they created Kaloli Energy, a business venture that works to decrease deforestation in Uganda.

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