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

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STATE PURCHASES TWO LARGE FARMS FOR • • ‘·‘x· _ New I l-K Animal c1ence esearc entre Jr h ,\ The Experiment Stati0n’s 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 long—felt 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 --.· . .:4»r» - -.—» i.·_» ! as .. , I......|'“'••—•·-·• ______;_ . `" i‘-‘: l I - _ »=‘* ..‘ I A i it·· El‘ •{.- ¤ I ‘. .i··j‘l 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 · · W¤¥€f TGWG " ' : * . .z ' Illl t E ·“* l i. at i tta = ¢ ~ .,::ii l - . BS Newlcwn ROC ,._, ‘ é.-To Lexington Munn E“"°“° ’·’t‘ ‘’== (;\l)()\`C) Fl`()l\Ill]g (lll [lll) NC\\’[()\\'ll Piklf, [IIC 750·1\CI`C (i()l(lSlI`C2lITl tract (below) is (loldstrcani Farm has long been one of connected to the 372—acre tract of Crown _.,.. " Ai _,,v’i_ 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`}