Arkansas Agricultural Research & Extension Center 


Arkansas Agricultural Research and Extension Center - Fayetteville


Our mission is to create and provide optimum conditions for research and for educational programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and to provide superior service at all levels for basic and applied research in agriculture and related sciences and technologies.

Driving directions: 

1335 W. Knapp St.
Fayetteville, AR  72704

From I-49, take Exit 66, then proceedsouth on Hwy. 112/Garland Avenue.  Continue though the traffic light at Drake Street.  The Station is on both sides of the road.


The center is two miles north of the campus of the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville. The center was known as the Main Agricultural Experiment Station until 1996, when it was named the Arkansas Agricultural Research and Extension Center. This provides a strong linkage between teaching, research and extension within the land grant university.

Of the 725 acres on both sides of State Highway 112, approximately 70 percent is in research and 30 percent in roads, grounds and buildings. The center is located on the Springfield Plateau (36:05:46.8N, 94:10:28.5W NAD83, 1294 ft NAVD88).

More than 100 faculty/extension personnel, research specialists/associates and technicians work at the center. Graduate assistants from each department, working with their major professor, have various research projects conducted on the center.

Pauline Whitaker Animal Science Center

The Pauline Whitaker Animal Science Center, 1335 W. Knapp St.
Fayetteville, AR  72704,  is one of the newer facilities at 
the Arkansas Agricultural Research and Extension Center.

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