UWRF to Break Ground on Dairy Learning Center
OCT. 11, 2006--UW-River Falls will break ground on its new Dairy Learning Center on its Mann Valley Farm on Friday, Oct. 20.
The ceremony is set for 2 p.m. at the farm, which is located on St. Croix County Road MM, northwest of River Falls.
The $9.3 million complex is expected to be completed by the summer of 2007 and will replace the aging dairy operation constructed in the 1950s, located at Laboratory Farm No. 1 on the main campus.
The complex will feature a lactating cow barn, special needs barn, milking center, calf barn, heifer barn, hay barn, feed shed, and machine shed.
It will include:
·An environmentally friendly composted bedding housing system for 100 lactating cows.
UWRF has one of the largest undergraduate dairy science majors in the nation. For more information, contact the College of Agriculture, Food & Environmental Sciences at 715-425-3841.
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