University Farm

A&T Dairy is Outstanding in the Field!

This 492-acre working farm features active livestock and horticultural production, making it possible for N.C. A&T to honor the land grant university mission of learning, discovery and engagement with the farming community.

Fulfilling that mission is crucial for North Carolina, where agriculture is worth $84 billion a year and is the state’s largest industry, employing more than 17 percent of the workforce.

The University Farm plays an important role in maintaining the viability of the agricultural industry. Here, we educate tomorrow’s agricultural professionals, research new agricultural products and practices, and advise farmers on methods to improve productivity.

What you will find here

The University Farm is a working, producing farm that raises crops and livestock, including dairy and beef cattle, poultry, swine, horses, meat goats and sheep. Students and faculty in the   College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences  use the farm for research and education.   Cooperative Extension  at N.C. A&T uses the farm to test and demonstrate new crops and farming practices before introducing them to the state’s farming community.

Feed crops for the farm’s livestock are raised here, as well as new vegetable and specialty crops. The farm is also the site of research on sustainable agriculture and natural resources conservation, including swine waste research and soil conservation.

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Research and Extension Farm Pavilion
N.C. A&T State University University Farm

3020 McConnell Rd
Greensboro NC 27401

Farm Office

Phone: (336) 398-8692

Pavilion events & farm tours

Phone: (336) 285-2360