The College of Agricultural Sciences


  • Dr. Keith Belk, Center for Meat Safety & Quality in the Department of Animal Sciences and Dr. Paul Morley, Professor of Epidemiology and Infection Control at the Agricultural Research Development & Education Center at Colorado State University, December 12, 2014.


    Agricultural Research Development & Education Center at Colorado State University

    Tracking ‘superbug’ genes to understand antibiotic resistance

    Dr. Paul Morley and Dr. Keith Belk are using DNA sequencing to trace antimicrobial genes in cattle. Researchers at Colorado State University are investigating the weighty topic of antibiotic resistance – an issue with ramifications for global food safety and public health – by tracking the genetic footprints of drug-resistant bacteria.

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    CSU partners with Plant Select

    Among the many industry partnerships that help support CSU research is the Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture’s relationship with Plant Select, the country’s leading source of plants designed to thrive in High Plains and Intermountain regions.

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    CSU, partners propose master plan for next 100 years of the National Western Center

    Colorado State University will be a major partner in the changing face of North Denver, and the draft master plan released today for the reimagining of the National Western Center, a combined 270-acre site near Interstates 70 and 25, showcases the university’s unique role in this transformation.

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    Colorado Ag Experiment Station funds projects across campus

    The Agricultural Experiment Station funds more than 240 faculty members from 15 academic departments in seven colleges, and the work of these faculty members reaches from the Fort Collins campus to seven research centers around the state and has a budget of $11.4 million.

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    Advancing the Agriculture Economy through Innovation Summit

    In an effort to bring together agricultural innovators as well as innovators and entrepreneurs who may not see themselves as a part of agriculture, CSU will host an “Advancing the Agriculture Economy through Innovation” Summit March 18-20, 2015.


About the College

Colorado State University's mascot Cam the Ram visits Lory State Park, February 28, 2013.

Feeding the world. Protecting the environment. Improving quality of life. These global challenges are a focus of teaching, research and outreach in the CSU College of Agricultural Sciences. Our college is a foundation at a leading land-grant university, and we’re building on Aggie traditions to address contemporary concerns – including the need to meet food demands for a global population that will top 9 billion by 2050. Learn about our nine undergraduate majors, minors and concentration options. Join us! You’ll learn to make a difference while living in incomparable Colorado.

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