UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls
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 professor and department chair 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.