Sowing a Better Future for Organic Farmers

The newly established Clif Bar Endowed Chair in Organic Agriculture and Outreach was created for the UW College of Agricultural and Life Sciences to support the development of organic agriculture through dedicated research and outreach programs. Erin Silva, associate professor and extension specialist with the Department of Plant Pathology, is the first recipient of this generously endowed chair, recognizing her visionary work in this vital field.

“Funding from Clif Bar provides the flexibility for a talented, creative professor like Dr. Erin Silva to extend her work to larger audiences,” shares Kate VandenBosch, dean emerita of the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences.

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