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.

Ongoing initiatives

Two long-term initiatives in the College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences include the Dairy Pilot Plant Renovation and the Center for Agricultural Business Management and Engagement.

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CAFES News & Events

The Mann Valley Farm Fall Compost Sale is scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 2, Saturday, Oct. 11, and Saturday, Oct. 18. See specific times and details.

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.