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Farm, Hadley

A 131-acre farm adjacent to campus provides one of the finest collegiate horse facilities in the country, and includes a 100-ft. by 200ft. indoor riding arena, a full-sized dressage arena, and a 5/8-mile training track. These facilities afford opportunities for classes, demonstrations, show exhibits, and community education.

Department(s): 

Shared Resource
Stockbridge School of Agriculture
Veterinary and Animal Sciences

College/Unit: 

Natural Resources and the Environment
UMass Extension

Location: 

115 Stockbridge

Availability: 

Public

Research: 

Farm, South Deerfield

358-acre agronomy and vegetable farm, (cattle and swine) facilities for sterile embryo collection, large animal surgery, as well as laboratories for embryo manipulation that includes laminar flow hoods and micromanipulators. Home to George, Charlie and Albert, the first cloned and transgenic cattle

Department(s): 

Plant Soil and Insect Sciences
Shared Resource
Stockbridge School of Agriculture
Veterinary and Animal Sciences

College/Unit: 

Natural Resources and the Environment
UMass Extension

Availability: 

Private

Research: 

Farm, Tilson

poultry -- facilities for handling small numbers of poultry and has barns that are used for larger scale experiments with small domestic animals

Department(s): 

Shared Resource
Stockbridge School of Agriculture
Veterinary and Animal Sciences

College/Unit: 

Natural Resources and the Environment
UMass Extension

Availability: 

Private

Research: