The CHS Center for Agricultural Business Management and Engagement originated with a gift from CHS to coordinate agribusiness teaching, research, and outreach activities at UW-River Falls.
Brenda Boetel, UWRF associate professor of agricultural economics and UW-Extension agricultural marketing specialist, is the director of the Center. Click here for the full press release.
The Center for Agricultural Business and Management will serve students and the agricultural community by providing and coordinating learning opportunities that develop knowledgeable leaders through teaching, research, and outreach. The Center will provide:
To provide university direction and coordination of diverse yet interrelated initiatives that focus on the needs of farms and agribusiness. The Center will focus on the following areas in the first four years:
"Under Dr. Boetel's leadership, this new center will leverage the University's strengths in agriculture and business to address key regional and global issues, and will provide extraordinary opportunities for our students," said UW-River Falls Chancellor Dean Van Galen. "We are grateful to CHS, Inc. for their generous gift and continued support of UW-River Falls." Read the full press release.
Brenda Boetel, Director of the Center for Agricultural Business and Management
Dale Gallenberg, Dean of College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Science
Glenn Potts, Dean of College of Business and Economics
William Nelson, CHS Charitable Donations Director
James White, representative from the Department of Agricultural Economics
Representative from the Agricultural Business and Marketing Society