UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

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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.


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The Dairy Pilot Plant Renovation began with a $100,000 gift from the Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association in June 2013. Its fundraising efforts continue and the project is anticipated to be completed January 2016.

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CABME was made possible through a $250,000 gift from CHS, Inc., and is led by Brenda Boetel, associate professor of agricultural economics and UW-Extension agricultural marketing specialist.

News & Events

Ag Day on Campus is canceled due to expected rain. Ag Day booths, vendors and demos are rescheduled for Tuesday, April 28. However, the dinner at 5:30 and Greg Peterson's presentation at 6:30 will go on tomorrow, April 21 as scheduled.

Congratulations to Animal and Food Science Professor and Department Chair Gary Onan, named the UWRF 2015 Distinguished Teacher!

The Spring Compost Sale will begin Saturday April 18 from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. View additional dates and timesdocument.

The 49th annual CAFES Scholarship and Awards Banquet will be held Thursday, April 23 at the Kilkarney Hills Golf Club. Purchase tickets by April 20.

The 32nd annual Senior Supper is Wednesday, April 29 in the UC Ballroom for those with a May or December 2015 graduation. Sign up in the Dean's Office by April 22.

The 39th Annual Colts-in-Training Sale will be held on Saturday, May 2 at the UWRF Campus Farm. Visit their website to learn morelink.

Contact Us

College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences
laura.walsh@uwrf.edu
715-425-3535
Fax 715-425-3785
210 Agricultural Science
611 S. 3rd St.
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