College of Agricultural Sciences
#SIUDAY March 1, 2017

The College of Agricultural Sciences is where science and technology, business and farm management, education and production, public policy and public health, conservation and resource management converge. This is truly a college that knows no bounds with classrooms that include 2,000 acres of University Farms featuring crop and animal production, an Equine Center and greenhouse, Research Centers, the vast resources of the Shawnee National Forest, and access to specialized farming including Southern Illinois’ wine and fruit country. 

The central purpose of the College is to focus on the critical issues in agriculture, food, and forestry in the region, in the State of Illinois, and especially those issues that are applicable worldwide.  The College is made up of four departments: Agribusiness Economics, Animal Science, Food and Nutrition, Forestry, and Plant, Soil & Agricultural Systems.  The College provides academic instruction to nearly 900 undergraduate and graduate students. 

Your contribution is an investment in our students’ success.  We are thankful for your generosity.

College of Agriculture Dean's Development Fund: To enhance and further the mission of the College of Agricultural Sciences.

Agbassador Program: Support the Agbassador Program and expenses related to student and advisor travel to conferences and also graduate assistantships.

Animal Science Fund: To enhance and further the mission of the department.

Food and Nutrition Fund: To be used for student scholarships and other program needs.

Livestock Judging Team Fund: To support the SIU Livestock Judging Team and expenses related to students and coach travel to conferences.  Funds raised can also be used to provide graduate assistantships.

Agribusiness Economics Fund: To enhance and further the mission of the Agribusiness Economics Department.

Plant and Soil Science Fund: To enhance and further the mission of the Plant and Soil Science Department.

Undergraduate Teaching and Research Greenhouse Facilities Fund: To improve the core learning facilities for the Plant and Soil Science Program.

Forestry Development Fund: To enhance and further the mission of the Forestry Department.

University Farms General Fund: To provide general operation expenses related to the University Farms.


Saluki Cares Challenge
Saluki Cares facilitates and coordinates a university-wide program of care and support for students in distress. In addition to fostering a supportive environment, the program connects students to campus resources and provides students with opportunities to overcome personal and educational barriers on their path to success. The SIU Alumni Association will match every contribution to Saluki Cares up to $4,000 during #SIUDAY.
$4,000 MATCHED
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