U of I and Chobani Announce Major Gift for Idaho Center for Agriculture, Food and the Environment (CAFE)
May 06, 2022
MOSCOW, Idaho – May 6, 2022
WHAT: University of Idaho and Chobani leaders will announce a gift for the Idaho Center for Agriculture, Food and the Environment (Idaho CAFE), the nation’s largest research dairy, to be located in nearby Minidoka County. The announcement will include media availability at the conclusion of the presentation.
Idaho CAFE brings together several different groups, including universities, government agencies and the private sector. Led by U of I, the 2,000-cow research dairy and 640-acre demonstration farm will focus on research, outreach and education to advance the sustainability of dairy, livestock and crop production, and food processing in Idaho.
Light refreshments will be provided.
WHEN: Noon to 1 p.m. Mountain time, Wednesday, May 11
WHERE: Chobani Innovation Center Lobby, 3450 Kimberly Road, Twin Falls
MEDIA AVAILABILITY: U of I and Chobani leadership, Gov. Brad Little and Idaho Dairymen’s Association CEO Rick Naerebout
Hamdi Ulukaya – CEO and founder of Chobani
Brad Little – Governor of Idaho
Scott Green – President of U of I
Michael P. Parrella – Dean of U of I College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
Rick Naerebout – CEO of the Idaho Dairymen’s Association
RSVP: Carly Schoepflin, firstname.lastname@example.org
ASSETS AVAILABLE: Photos of the event and project renderings for Idaho CAFE to be made available following the event.
Director of Communications and Strategic Initiatives
College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
About the University of Idaho
The University of Idaho, home of the Vandals, is Idaho’s land-grant, national research university. From its residential campus in Moscow, U of I serves the state of Idaho through educational centers in Boise, Coeur d’Alene and Idaho Falls, nine research and Extension centers, plus Extension offices in 42 counties. Home to nearly 11,000 students statewide, U of I is a leader in student-centered learning and excels at interdisciplinary research, service to businesses and communities, and in advancing diversity, citizenship and global outreach. U of I competes in the Big Sky and Western Athletic conferences. Learn more at uidaho.edu