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.


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

Congratulations to CAFES Outstanding Seniors - Sam Tauchen and Lea Marie Van Rossum. Read more

Leah Granlund and Mariana Scoqui Guimaracs both received a Ranee May Dairy Internship Award. Read more

Professor in Plant and Earth Science, Eric Sanden, received the CAFES Outstanding Teacher Award. Congratulations! Read more

Congratulations to Sam Tauchen, Ag Education major, who is one of the recipients of the 2015 Chancellor's Award for Students. Read more

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

Contact Us

College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences
Fax 715-425-3785
210 Agricultural Science
611 S. 3rd St.
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