About the Campus Agricultural Center (CAC)
The Campus Agricultural Center (CAC) is a 160 acre research, teaching, and extension facility which supports those functions of the eleven College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) departments. Major departmental programs and facilities include Agricultural Education and Technology, Agricultural Research Center, Animal Science Teaching Faclity, Controlled Environment Agricultural Center, Equine Center, Food Product and Safety Laboratory, Greenhouses, Karsten Turfgrass Center and Pima County Cooperative Extension.
The CAC is currently home to over 70 different multidisciplinary research studies in the fields, laboratories, and greenhouses. The center is also used for both formal classroom courses in various subject areas as well as teaching in the form of Extension programs for both youth and adults.