South Campus Animal Farms
South Campus Animal Farms (SCAF) is home to seven farms used for teaching, research, and outreach. South Campus Animal Farms include centers for dairy cattle, beef cattle and beef cow-calf, swine, sheep, poultry, and horses and are conveniently located within three miles of central campus.
The director of SCAF is Faith Cullens-Nobis
Most of our farms are open to visitors! Please navigate to each farm's page for more information about visiting hours.
South Campus Animal Farms News
Cows, courses and careers: Animal Science Career Quest introduces youth to the many educational and career paths that exist in animal science
Published on May 9, 2022
Animal Science Career Quest is a joint program of Michigan 4-H and the MSU Department of Animal Science. The event introduced youth ages 12-19 to the many animal science programs available at MSU and where those educational efforts could take them.
South Campus Animal Farms provides facilities to support MSU teaching, research, outreach missions
Published on October 6, 2021
Infrastructure upgrades expand research capabilities, teaching opportunities
Fire destroys feed barn at MSU Dairy Cattle Center
Published on May 16, 2021
A fire broke out in a feed barn at the Michigan State University Dairy Cattle Teaching and Research Center.
South Campus Animal Farms receive gift from Burnips Equipment
Published on September 30, 2020
Burnips Equipment donated the use of a silage chopper for MSU South Campus Animal Farms
South Campus Animal Farms to focus on advancing mission of MSU teaching, research and outreach
Published on June 24, 2020
Unit will provide leadership to livestock farms located on-campus
MSU Covid-19 response is part of long-time support of Michigan's dairy producers
Published on June 5, 2020
Already struggling dairy industry hit hard by coronavirus
SCAF in the news
MSU animal science student helps save day: ‘I knew what I had to do’
Published on May 20, 2021 by Michigan Farm News
Sleet or snow, MSU farm managers care for campus animals
Published on December 16, 2019 by MSUToday