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Willow Bend Demonstration Research, Education and Outreach Center

Located in Monroe County, the primary mission of the 230-acre farm is demonstration of beef cattle and sheep husbandry practices, as well as pasture management.

Research activities

  • Cross-breeding programs
  • Co-grazing of sheep and cattle
  • Castration and management techniques
  • Calibration of soil tests
  • Seeding of warm-season grasses
  • Fertilization of hill pastures