CALS Advantage Day

BioRenewables Complex

Your tour will be given of Sukup and Elings Hall – the home to the Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering (ABE). ABE has been a leader in providing engineering solutions to agricultural problems in the United States and the world. These buildings showcase famous labs, including the tractor engine lab and hydraulics lab, and many spaces for hands-on classes. Through this tour you will learn more about our hands-on majors in Agricultural Engineering, Biological Systems Engineering, Agricultural Systems Technology, and Industrial Technology.

Agriculture 450 Farm

The AgEdS 450 Farm is the only student managed farm at a land grant university in the United States. The AgEdS 450 Farm allows students to be involved in everyday management decisions and practices of a typical central Iowa farm. This is a capstone course for students majoring in agricultural studies. On this tour, you will see the diversified farm and learn how to become involved.

ISU Meat Lab

The Iowa State University Meats Laboratory is a federally inspected facility with the capability for harvesting and complete processing of meat animals and poultry. Your tour of the lab will include all aspects of harvest, fabrication, storage, and further processing of meat products.


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