The West Campus Ag Center, located approximately 5 miles from the main campus, is home to the U of A feedlot and is also the site of the majority of the research conducted with beef cattle.
Professors and students have access to facilities for feed preparation, animal breeding, ultrasound technology, feedlot research, meat science research and genetic research.
Studies can also be conducted on animals in group pens or individual pens depending on the requirements.
The West Campus Ag Center is staffed year-round by University employees and also has several student employees each year who can either be paid or earn credit for their hours.
For more information contact the West Campus Feedlot at 520-318-7027.
Directions: To reach the West Campus Ag Center from the main campus take Speedway Boulevard west to Interstate 10 and go west. Take I-10 west about 5 miles to the Prince Road exit.
Exit on Prince Road and go west, under the freeway. Turn left onto the frontage road and go north about ¾ of a mile until you see the blue feed silos on the right side of the road. Turn right into the main gates. If you reach the light at Miracle Mile, you have gone too far.