University of Wisconsin

Renk Agribusiness Institute

Renk Scholars applications now open for Fall 2014.


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The Renk Scholars Program! Click on the Agribusiness Education link on the left for more information, log in with your UW-Madison Student ID and apply today! Or click here to the application: Renk Scholars Application Deadline is November 5, 2014 for the 2015 group.


The Certificate in Business Management for Agricultural & Life Sciences is approved! Students may begin work on the CALS Business Certificate (CBC) this fall, 2014. Contact Liz Henry at to enroll. Go to the website for more info.  List of required courses and approved electives CBMC Declaration Form


The Second Class of Renk Scholars attends the CALS Wisconsin Ag Outlook Forum with Secretary of WI Dept. of Ag Trade & Consumer Protection, Ben Brancel and Hoard's Dairyman Editor, Corey Geiger.

2014 Renk Scholars

Left to right: Seated: Tony Bird, Will Peasley, Annan Chen. Row2: Natalie Endres, Jamie Sawle, Kate Griswold, Michele Gutenberger, Morgan Rehberg, Christian Opacich,Justin Meng, Secretary Ben Brancel. Back Row: Derek Donnelly,Gabe Janke, Matt Dean, Drew Falkner, Luke Drachenberg, Tyler Troiola, Caroline Collins, Jackson Remer, Brad Jaeger, Corey Geiger.

Meet the 2012 Inaugural Class of Renk Scholars!Renk Scholars 1

Left to right: Tony Bird, Gabe Janke, Will Peasley, Dean Kathryn VandenBosch, Luke Drachenberg, Richard Renk, Brad Jaeger, Sharon Renk, Bruce Jones, Caroline Collins, Christian Opacich, Annan Chen. Not pictured, Matt Dean.