West Central Research & Outreach Center | Morris, MN

Aerial view of WCROC
Grazing dairy cows
Low tunnel strawberry plot


The science of Minnesota strawberries

March 8, 2023

(CFANS) Learn how WCROC researchers have had a hand in developing outstanding strawberry cultivars and growing systems for Minnesota.

2022 Top Ten Performing Annuals

March 3, 2023

(KARE 11Grow with KARE highlights our 2022 Top Ten Annuals from the WCROC. Hear and see which annuals have the most potential for performing well in our region.

Swine & U: U of M's small farm swine health survey is underway

February 23, 2023

(The Land) The University of Minnesota has Animal Science faculty who have successfully studied group sow housing, organic pigs and alternative swine production for several years, including Dr.'s Yuzhi Li and Lee Johnston from the WCROC. They have spent decades developing projects which have measured how well pigs raised in non-traditional or alternative production systems grow, take care of their piglets, and survive.


Horticulture Night

Thursday, July 27, 2023 4:00 -8:00 pm

Featuring hands-on gardening demonstrations, horticulture presentations, WCROC farm tours, and much more!