The William J. Parker Agricultural Research Center is a one-of-a-kind environmental control facility that is unique in that it combines state-of-the-art environmental control capabilities, including solar radiation, for heat stress with the ability to simultaneously study expression of over 20,000 individual genes in cattle and sheep.
The building includes environmental rooms that can mimic any climate or heat cycle, surgery suites and laboratory facilities. Phase II of the facility was complete in September, 2006 and a third phase is slated for construction in the future.
For more information contact the Agricultural Research Center at 520-319-1627.
Directions: This facility is just a short 4 mile drive from main campus. To reach the facilitiy from the main campus, take Speedway Bouelevard east to Campbell Avenue. Drive north on Campbell Avenue 3.5 miles to Roger Road. Turn left onto Roger and then take the first right turn into the Campus Agricultural Center.