Black Belt Research and
Extension Center

Rolling prairie land and unique soil formations make the Black Belt Research and Extension Center in Marion Junction an excellent location for research on beef cattle and forages. The BBREC’s primary research focus is in the areas of grazing and animal breeding.

Areas of Research

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Research at the Black Belt Research and Extension Center focuses on animal health, nutrition and reproduction; beef cattle; forage production; and variety evaluations.

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Latest Research

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Read about our latest research projects in cattle reproduction, commercial varieties of grain sorghum and risk reduction of pasture damage caused by herbicide applications.

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