Learn more about the breakthrough research and dynamic public outreach taking place in the College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences. We continue to strive to meet the challenges and find solutions in food, agricultural and natural resources to improve the human condition.
Through interdisciplinary and aligned research efforts, the College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences plays a lead role in keeping Minnesota competitive and connected as challenges and discoveries abound in genomics, plant and animal biology, public health, food safety and security, renewable energy, conservation, and more
The College seeks to position the University as one of the country's premier research institutions by pursuing the following Research Initiatives:
To develop viable food and agricultural systems for the 21st Century
As the national center of excellence in research related to energy and products from renewable resources
To address fundamental issues related to global climate and environmental change
To develop capacity for collaborative, interdisciplinary research and training laboratories in support of graduate and undergraduate students