The phones in the Agricultural Science building, especially those in Animal and Food Science, Plant and Earth Science, the Greenhouse and select ones in the Dean's Office are experiencing intermittent issues. As of Wednesday, Sept 17, phones were reported as working, but issues may arise again. If you are not getting through on the phones, please email your contact or, if urgent, call the Dean's Office main number at 715-425-3535.

The University of Wisconsin-River Falls College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences (CAFES) has earned an outstanding reputation for excellence in education and service to the region, nation and the world since 1912 and is consistently ranked as one of the top undergraduate agricultural programs in the nation.

UW-River Falls (UWRF) features the only agricultural engineering technology program in the state, one of the largest dairy science programs in the nation, as well as an agricultural studies program that gives you the flexibility to design an individualized program.

Our facilities include computer labs, food processing plants, a greenhouse complex, and two laboratory farms with animal and crop production enterprises. These facilities as well as the College's internship program and student organizations contribute to our commitment to hands-on and engaging learning experiences inside and outside the classroom.

CAFES News & Events

Dr. Temple Grandin will visit campus on Wednesday, Sept. 24 to present "The World Needs All Kinds of Minds" in the UC Ballroom at 6:30 p.m. As of Thursday, Sept. 18, the event is sold out.

The UWRF Horticulture Society will hold their Fall Plant Sale this week Wednesday (Ag Sci building), Thursday (UC), and Friday (UC) from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. A variety of tropical plants and houseplants will be available for purchase.

Congratulations to the UWRF Horticulture Society. They received the 2014 Outstanding Club Award for the second year in a row from the American Society for Horticultural Science (ASHS).

Read about the collaboration between Oscar Mayer and CAFES on animal welfare initiatives, featuring Kurt Vogel, assistant professor of livestock welfare and behavior. Read more herelink.

CAFES is hosting several alumni events this summer and fall. Visit our CAFES Alumni News and Events page for details.