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Crop and Animal Research and Education Center in South Deerfield

The 358-acre Crop and Animal Research and  Education Center conducts research on ethnic and other vegetable crops, agronomic and bioenergy crops, organic agriculture and pasture. The Center is home to a student-run farming project (the "Student Farming Enterprise") and also trains students in artificial insemination of Belted Galloway cattle. Faculty, extension staff, and graduate students conduct applied research and are assisted by technicians and students.

Belted Galloway Management

Through the UMass Belted Galloway Management Course, students will learn about the beef cattle production cycle and participate actively in all aspects of herd management