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LREC Mailing address

1174 Snowy Range Road

Laramie, WY 82070

Phone: (307) 766-3665

Email: lrec@uwyo.edu

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Physical Address

470 Building 2 Hwy 230

Laramie , WY 82070

Phone: 307-766-3665

Email: lrec@uwyo.edu

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Laramie Research and Extension Center

Agricultural Experiment Station

Facilities

The Laramie Research and Extension Center was established March 2011, though the individual buildings have been around for much longer

Livestock Center

Laramie R&E Center - Farm
The Animal Science Livestock Center was constructed in 1990 at a cost of 4.34 million dollars. The facilities consist of 12 buildings including a temperature modified lambing barn, beef and sheep sheds, a wool laboratory and classroom, a sheep handling building, a sheep confinement building, a multipurpose building, a swine confinement unit, and a state-of-the-art feed mill.

Hansen Arena

Outdoor arena

In September, 1996, the 47,500 square feet Cliff and Martha Hansen Teaching Arena was dedicated at this location. This arena is used for numerous activities including livestock laboratories, judging contests, and, equestrian practice and competition.  In addition, the rodeo team practices in this facility and the NIRA sanctioned Laramie River Rendezvous rodeo is held here in the spring.


Multipurpose Buildings

Laramie R&E Center Muli-purpose building

The multipurpose building includes a complete surgical suite (900 square feet) with adjacent preparatory and recovery rooms and a 300 square feet laboratory equipped with hood, CO2 incubator, and centrifuge. Sheep and cattle are housed in adjacent outside pens equipped with feeders, waterers, chutes, and scales. The multipurpose building also contains areas for conducting sheep and cattle metabolism trials. This building is temperature controlled.


Livestock Farm

Laramie R&E Center - Livestock pens
The UW Livestock Farm includes large capacity livestock pens used for various research and extension projects.

Greenhouse Complex

Laramie R&E Center - Greenhouse

College of Agriculture Research Greenhouse Complex was built in 1973 and is located at 962 North 30th Street (SW Corner of 30th and Harney Street). The 20,000 square foot headhouse facility contains ten research laboratories, classroom, office, specialized processing, and supply areas.


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LREC Mailing address

1174 Snowy Range Road

Laramie, WY 82070

Phone: (307) 766-3665

Email: lrec@uwyo.edu

_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _

Physical Address

470 Building 2 Hwy 230

Laramie , WY 82070

Phone: 307-766-3665

Email: lrec@uwyo.edu

Find us on Facebook (Link opens a new window)

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