Alumni: News & Events

Upcoming Events

MN Horse Expo
April 25-27, 2014
UWRF alumni attending the MN Horse Expo at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds are invited to an alumni gathering on Saturday, April 26th from 6 to 7 p.m. in the DNR Building. Between demos ending at 6 p.m. and before the rodeo at 7 p.m., take some time to catch up and visit with other UWRF alumni! See our Facebook eventlink to RSVP and invite others.

Golden Jubilee
May 16-17, 2014
The Golden Jubilee invites UWRF alumni for their 50th year class reunion. The College of Agriculture invites CAFES alumni celebrating their 50th year class reunion for additional events. This year, we invite alumni of the class of 1964. The invitation and event schedule will be posted as it is available.


Aliesha Crowe, 1998 UWRF graduate with a bachelor of science in animal science and a master of science in agricultural education, was named the Executive Director of the CVTC Foundation and the CVTC Alumni Association.

UWRF agricultural education graduate and CAFES Alumni board member, Wendy Kannel, was named the Wisconsin Farm Bureau's Agriculture in the Classroom Coordinator and Director of the Wisconsin Farm Bureau Foundation.

Mark Konlock, UWRF horticulture graduate, was recently named a national judge on the All-America Selections Committee. As a member of this committee, he evluates the results of national testing of new cultivators from plant breeders in which the best ones are designated as All-America Selection winners. He is currently the director of horticulture at the Green Bay Botanic Gardens.

Cary Sifferath, 1988 UWRF graduate in agricultural business, was recognized for 20 years of service for the U.S. Grains Council. He is the USGC regional director for the Middle East and Africa.

Congratulations to alumni David and Stacy Jauquet of Jauquet Dairy in Luxemburg! They are the 2013 recipients of the Wisconsin Outstanding Young Farmer Award from the Wisconsin Farm Bureau. Matt Hartwig, another alum, and his wife Tabitha were runners-up in the same competition.

Congrats to Mark Cournoyer, 1999 UWRF Ag Education graduate, recently named one of four Crystal Apple Awardlink winners. Cournoyer teaches Agriculture and Biology to 7th through 12th graders in Auburndale, WI. The Crystal Apple Awards honor outstanding local educators. Well done!

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