The programs listed below are the most commonly pursued graduate-level opportunities for students interested in organic agriculture. However, there are programs and colleges throughout the UW-verse that engage in organic topics as well – the Business SchoolL&S, and Nursing to name a few. Throughout the university there are courses, communities, and events that any student, in any program, can engage in relating to organic agriculture. If you’re interested in learning more about how to incorporate your passion for organic agriculture into your graduate experience, don’t hesitate to reach out: agurda@wisc.edu


Emerging Organic Leaders at UW

Meet the first cohort!

The first crop of graduate students funded through the UW Organic Collaborative share their stories – as diverse as the crops and markets they study.

Claire Benning
Agroecologist in the making
Ámbar Carvallo
Organic plant breeder in training
Liam Dixon
Aspiring plant breeder
Ari Abbrescia
Organic Researcher
Guang Tian
Economist and Organic Dairy Researcher