FARM PLATFORM SITES

Harper Adams University Farm

Harper Adams University Farm

The University was founded in 1901 using a legacy from a local landowner, Thomas Harper Adams. The campus and parts of the farm sit on the original farmland owned by Thomas Harper Adams. The University estate has increased in size over the last 120 years to 298...

INRAe Aster Mirecourt

INRAe Aster Mirecourt

The ASTER (Agro-Systèmes Territoires Ressources) research unit of the INRA’ SAD Department (Science for Action and Development) is a research unit located in Mirecout in the Vosges (North-East of France), equipped with an experimental farm. The research unit is...

INRAe Saint Laurent de la Prée

INRAe Saint Laurent de la Prée

Saint Laurent de la Prée Research Farm belongs to the French Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA). Since 2009, it has been implementing a mixed crop-livestock farming system based on agroecological principles in the marshes of the French Atlantic coast. The...

Embrapa Southeast Livestock

Embrapa Southeast Livestock

Embrapa SL develops research on food safety and quality of animal origin (beef cattle, dairy cattle and sheep) and sustainability of agricultural production. Topics range from animal and plant breeding, environmental aspects of livestock, creation and validation of...

Henfaes Research Centre

Henfaes Research Centre

Henfaes Research Centre is located at Abergwyngregyn – about 7 miles from Bangor and totals an area of 252 hectares. Henfaes offers unrivalled opportunities to study diverse environments from sea-level to amongst the highest land in Snowdonia, all on one farm. The...

Kapiti Ranch

Kapiti Ranch

The 13,000-hectare Kapiti plains ranch, located in Machakos county, southern Kenya, was acquired in 1987 by the International Laboratory for Research on Animal Diseases—a predecessor of the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), which currently owns the...

Kirkton & Auchtertyre Farm

Kirkton & Auchtertyre Farm

Kirkton and Auchtertyre are SRUC's major research farms in the West Highlands. They host scientists and staff from SRUC's Hill and Mountain Research Centre (HMRC) who manage projects that utilise the livestock, land and vegetation of the farms and manage Strathfillan...

UCD Lyons Farm Long-term Grazing Platform

UCD Lyons Farm Long-term Grazing Platform

The UCD Lyons Farm Long-term Grazing Platform (UCD LGP) provides a long-term platform to assess and develop the sustainability of Irish grass-based agricultural systems through investigation of the interactions between pasture types, animal production, the...

North Wyke Farm Platform

North Wyke Farm Platform

In order to feed the growing global population without damaging our planet’s environment, the world needs innovative solutions to unlock the potential of agricultural systems. Supported by UK Research and Innovation, the North Wyke Farm Platform ‘farm lab’ is a...

Palo a Pique

Palo a Pique

“Palo a Pique” Experiment Unit (UEPP) “Palo a Pique” Experiment Unit (UEPP), is representative of the Rolling Uplands Zone, dedicated to research on: cow-calf and sheep livestock systems, pastures, and crops and livestock rotation systems. High Upland or Hill Zone,...

Pioneer Farm

Pioneer Farm

Platteville Pioneer Farm, University of Wisconsin-Platteville UW-Platteville Pioneer Farm supports the vitality of Wisconsin agriculture. Pioneer Farm’s mission is to provide on-farm experiences for students, to evaluate management practices, to conduct systems and...

Silent Valley

Silent Valley

Livestock Research Station, Thiruvazhamkunnu (Silent Valley) The Silent Valley Farm of the Kerala Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (KVASU), located at the foothills of the Western Ghats, is involved in livestock production research under humid tropics in the...

WICST

WICST

Wisconsin Integrated Cropping Systems Trial (WICST) Project The Wisconsin Integrated Cropping System Trial (WICST) began in 1990 to address issues of sustainability associated with various farming systems. The 25 ha experiment is located on highly productive,...

UWA Best Practice Farming System Project (BPFSP)

UWA Best Practice Farming System Project (BPFSP)

The University of Western Australia’s UWA Best Practice Farming System Project (BPFSP) is based at UWA Farm Ridgefield near Pingelly in the wheatbelt of Western Australia. The vision of the project is to imagine the best-practice farm for 2050. The mission is to...

Dairy Farm 1, Massey University

Dairy Farm 1, Massey University

No.1 Dairy Farm occupies land purchased from the Batchelar Estate for the establishment of Massey Agricultural College in 1926. A diary herd was established in 1929 and is the basis of the present No. 1 Dairy Farm. The farm has changed over the years with the better...

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