University of Kentucky College of Agriculture

Beef Cattle Research


Animal Research Center - Beef Unit


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Beef Cattle Research

The beef unit is home to a variety of research activities which will involve a number of disciplines and span the spectrum from basic to applied research. These facilities, provide the opportunity to generate innovative, unbiased research to address beef production and profitability.  Many of the research projects are jointly conducted by research and extension faculty.

Research Programs

The diversity of research programs includes:

These programs involve collaborative, team-based efforts from researchers working in a variety of disciplines within the College of Agriculture and comprise one of the most comprehensive beef research programs in existence.