UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

Facilities

Our state-of-the-art laboratories include a tissue culture lab, computer-controlled greenhouses, plant materials nursery, and a fruit orchard.

In addition, the proximity of the University to the St. Paul/Minneapolis metropolitan area provides unique opportunities to enhance traditional classroom instruction with field trips and guest professionals in the classroom.

UW-River Falls Greenhouse

  • Our Greenhouse provides opportunities for hands-on, laboratory experience for horticulture students and independent undergraduate research.

  • The plant tissue culture and other laboratories provide valuable opportunities for hands-on experience in the classroom and for independent undergraduate research.

  • The horticulture plots serve as an outdoor classroom and include: a teaching orchard, herbaceous perennial collection, landscape rose trial, and nursery for young woody plants before being moved into the campus landscape.

  • The fruit research plots serve to support the regional and national fruit industry through the development of improved cultivars (especially strawberries and stone fruits) and effective cultural management techniques.

  • UWRF horticulture students have access to computer aided design.

  • The campus landscape serves as an outdoor classroom for  plant identification, understanding cultural management, and landscape design.

Plant and Earth Science
324 Agricultural Science
611 S. 3rd St.
River Falls, WI 54022
(715) 425-3345
pes@uwrf.edu