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Seminar: From Climate Change to AI: Improving Agriculture by Learning from Global Biological Diversity

Thursday, March 28, 2:30–4:30 p.m.

Part of the Agronomy and Plant Genetics spring seminar series.

Plant Sciences Symposium

Symposium: Friday, March 29 | ASReml Workshop: Saturday, March 30

This year's theme is "Harvesting Synergies: Elevating Plant Sciences through Interdisciplinarity," hosting speakers from several disciplines for the symposium. We will also be including a workshop on ASReml to this year's symposium, hosted by VSNi. Register by March 11.

Regenerative Livestock Systems Symposium

Friday, April 5, 8 a.m.–6 p.m.

Have you ever wondered about the potential of livestock management in helping to mitigate climate change, improve soil health, restore biodiversity, and enhance ecosystems? The Regenerative Livestock Systems Symposium: The Role of Livestock in Restoring Natural Resources and Agroecosystems will bring together farmers, educators, researchers, and ag industry professionals to promote networking opportunities and discussion on research projects and management practices aimed at using livestock to regenerate agroecosystems. 

Celebrate Entomology: A Century of Bee Discoveries

Friday, April 12, 9 a.m.–2:30 p.m. | Lecture at 11 a.m.

The UMN Bee Lab is excited to share that Prof. Marla Spivak, Distinguished McKnight Professor, Entomology, University of Minnesota, will present the 2024 Endowed Richards-Hodson Lecture in Insect Physiology and Ecology during Celebrate Entomology 2024.

Borealis Night of Excellence

Thursday, April 18, 5 p.m.

2024 Animal Science Showcase

Thursday, April 25, 2024

Mark your calendars for the 2024 Connecting with U - Animal Science Showcase, taking place Thursday, April 25, 2024. 

CFANS Undergraduate Commencement 2024

Friday, May 3, 2024 | 2 p.m. | 3M Arena at Mariucci

Celebrate the achievement and dedication of the amazing CFANS senior class at undergraduate commencement 2024! 

CFANS Graduate Commencement 2024

Saturday, May 4, 2024 | 1 p.m. | Ted Mann Concert Hall

Our graduate students contribute to the immense diversity of research that happens across our college, and commencement is one place where we get to celebrate them.

Gathering Partners Conference

Friday, May 17–Sunday, May 19

The 2024 Gathering Partners Conference will take place at the Fair Hills Resort in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota. The conference will include concurrent sessions, outdoor exploration, and social activities.