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6 > Image 6 of Kentucky farm and home science, vol. 3 No. 1 winter 1957

Part of Kentucky Agricultural Experiment Station

STATE PURCHASES TWO LARGE FARMS FOR x _ New I l-K Animal c1ence esearc entre Jr h ,\ The Experiment Stati0ns newly acquired Cold- QS; s' stream Farm, north of Lexington on the Newtown @{5- @._ { Pike, will be used principally as an animal science (P6 \..\ research center. Coldstream and adjoining Crown % ._\ I .;j Crest Farm were purchased in December by Cov. <,\ * .. .. gg A. B. Chandler for the Experiment Station. The two Gad farms, totaling 1,151 acres, will be operated as a ' p I' single unit, the name to be designated later. ! Acreages have been tentatively assigned to research work in dairy and beef cattle, swine, sheep, animal * 2 pathology and light horse husbandry. In addition, there will be some work in tobacco and entomology; , r _ pasture and crop research will be carried on by _ [ rf! members of the Agronomy Department in coopera- 6 I 4: V tion with those engaged in animal industry projects. _ ``_ { The new Farm fills a longfelt need of the Experi E ""* ._;j ment Station for more land near the University campus c . . . . . Z 5; s on which fundamental studies in livestock and crops, I --. . .:4r - -. i._ ! as .. , I......|''- ______;_ . `" i-: l I - _ =* .. I A i it El {.- I . .ijl ji; ..... i __,.. i _l.-: $ f 8 E ,.... i= ...: , g= _ f ` " . =tV& " i i.e.t. I Yeurlmg Bur D @7 -:-.. 2 , ,l_, ... ._=. _ . D I _ A A .` E = ~ ..ii I - ~ ' I `:? i ``V W Wf TGWG " ' : * . .z ' Illl t E * l i. at i tta = ~ .,::ii l - . BS Newlcwn ROC ,._, .-To Lexington Munn E" t == (;\l)()\`C) Fl`()l\Ill]g (lll [lll) NC\\[()\\'ll Piklf, [IIC 7501\CI`C (i()l(lSlI`C2lITl tract (below) is (loldstrcani Farm has long been one of connected to the 372acre tract of Crown _.,.. " Ai _,,vi_ the showplaccs ol` the Bluegrass. This map (Irest Fawn (upper right). The latter faces " . . . . . , \ I; shows the layout ol the principal fields, on the Georgetown Road. ,- .;- l_,s;;, paddocks. some ol` the buildings, and how ai lplj l =i _ E. C ` 6 luaxrruexr Fanxr Ayn Home SCIENCE-\/VINTER 1957 _: _.._ , ` V is af`}