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The College of Agriculture

Center and Facilities


AGRIscapes promotes agricultural and environmental literacy through research, education, and demonstrations of alternative methods to grow food, conserve water, reduce energy needs and recycle agricultural and urban waste for resource efficiency and community enhancement.

Apparel Technology & Research Center (ATRC)

The Apparel Technology and Research Center provides an outreach education and resource information service to the apparel and sewn products industry.

Center for Antimicrobial Research and Food Safety (CARFS)

CARFS involves reserach on microbial food borne pathogens of public health and economic significance with an emphasis on pathogens associated with muscle foods (meat and meat products).

Center for Turf, Irrigation, & Landscape Technology (CTILT)

CTILT provides a focal point for research, and community outreach in the ares of turfgrass, ornamental plant materials, landscape irrigation technology. landscape operations, sportturf and golf course management and preservation of natural resources.

Equine Research Center (ERC)

The ERC offers a unique and dynamic program focused on educating both university students and the public about the horse. Students work closely with faculty amidst modern care, management and scientific facilities located on the university 1,438 acre campus.

W. K. Kellogg Arabian Horse Center

The W. K. Kellogg Arabian Horse Center is home to approximately 85 purebred Arabian horses used in Equine Sciences’ teachings, outreach, research and internationally recognized breeding and training programs. Facilities at the center include 38 acres of pasture, three barns, foaling stalls, a breeding area, a veterinary clinic, a farrier shop, four arenas and a grandstand. 

The College of Agriculture is located in several locations on campus. Bldg. 2, Bldg. 7 and Bldg. 45 house classrooms, laboratories, and faculty offices.

  • Laboratories for all majors in the College of Agriculture for coursework in agriculture, food and apparel.
  • A Model Agriculture Education Classroom is housed in bldg. 2. This "smart" technology classroom is for application-based hands on learning activities. This classroom is dedicated to developing the skills of students preparing to enter agricultural education professions.
  • Production units including a complete citrus packing house and a honey extraction unit.
  • 700 acres devoted to pastures, crops, groves, and ornamental plantings.
  • Pine Tree Ranch, a 53 acre citrus and avocado ranch in Ventura Country.
  • The Westwind Ranch, 1000 acres located in the city of Chino , is a center for forage and grain production for our livestock and the local dairy industry. This high tech farm utilizes GPS driven tractors, modern linear irrigation technologies, and serves as a valuable open space for birds and wildlife of the Chino Valley .
  • The Spadra Ranch, 125 acres located approximately one mile from campus, is devoted to vegetable and fruit production as well as a home to numerous student and faculty research projects. A new organic production enterprise encompasses 10 acres of this ranch producing certified organic fruits and vegetables for the farm store and farmers markets.

Virtual Tour & Gallery

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