The College of Agricultural Sciences


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    Connecting the hungry to the harvest

    A College of Agricultural Sciences graduate student and her sister, a CSU alumna, have found a way to connect the region’s food waste to the ever-growing need. Tracy Lowery, a graduate student in agricultural sciences, and Maisie Roberts, a graduate of CSU’s business school, created Foraged Feast, a nonprofit organization that “rescues” fresh produce.

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    Sophomore Kristen Schmidt named FFA vice president

    Being a leader is nothing new to animal sciences and agricultural business sophomore Kristen Schmidt. She is one of our college Ag Ambassadors and has served as a state officer for Colorado for the National FFA Organization, formerly known as the Future Farmers of America. Now Kristen will be taking on a new position – as FFA central region vice president.

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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 19-20, 2015.

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    New tool for tracking surfactants used in hydraulic fracturing

    Soil and Crop Sciences Professor Thomas Borch is part of a team that has developed an analytical technique and database to identify whether chemical compounds called surfactants originated from hydraulic fracturing or other sources such as wastewater treatment plants.

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    CSU Releases New Ag Innovation Cluster Study

    A new study, “The Emergence of an Innovation Cluster in the Agricultural Value Chain along Colorado’s Front Range,” identifies trends in innovation as well as factors that position Colorado’s Front Range for the emergence and growth of an innovation-led industry cluster in the agriculture and food system.


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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