UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls
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.
For the first time, two UWRF students were invited to attend the AFA Food Institute in early February. Read more
Horticulture professor David Zlesak's new rose Above and Beyond, part of Bailey Nurseries First Edition program, has already received an award. Read more
Forty-nine members of the UWRF Dairy Club attended the Midwest Regional American Dairy Science Association - Student Affiliate Division (ADSA-SAD) Conference at the end of January. The Senior Quiz Bowl Team took first place for the third year in a row in the senior division. Read more
Jarod Blades, assistant professor of conservation, and Jill Coleman-Wasik, assistant professor of environmental science, were recently awarded a University of Wisconsin System Undergraduate Research and Discovery Grant of $30,000 to form the Kinni Watershed Consortium (KWC) in order to better facilitate and disseminate research projects involving the Kinnickinnic River. Read more