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Research Farm

The Center for Environmental Farming Systems' 2000-acre Research Farm is located at Cherry Research Farm in Goldsboro, N.C. The property is owned by the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (NCDA&CS). See the NCDA&CS Cherry Research Farm web page for more information about the facility (link opens in new window).

CEFS research units at the farm include the Pasture-Based Beef Unit, the Pasture-Based Dairy Unit, the Alternative Swine Production Unit, the Organic Research Unit, the Farming Systems Research Unit and the Small Farm Unit.

The Farm Office (administrative headquarters) and Service Building, where many meetings and events are held, are shown on the map below. For more maps and directions, please follow the links above and to the right.

(Click here for a .pdf version of the map shown below.)

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Map to service building at CEFS Research Farm