Location

Via Highway 61

As you come into Lancaster on Highway 61 you will continue on the main road (which becomes Madison Street) until you come to the first stop sign (which is the city square where the courthouse is located).  Turn right onto West Maple—-then go one block and turn left onto South Jefferson Street—then go one more block and turn right onto West Cherry St.  You will go two blocks and turn left onto South Harrison Street (which turns becomes State Road 35 & 81).  The research station is about 4 ½ miles west of Lancaster.  We are located on the right hand side of the highway.  There is a large white UW-Madison sign near the driveway.

Via Highway 81

As you come into Lancaster you will be heading north toward the square.  You will pass the hospital on the right and then need to watch for Walnut Street. Take a left on Walnut Street and go until you can’t go any further (about three blocks).  Take a left and you will be on Harrison Street (which is also State Road 35 & 81).  You will be going west toward Bloomington.  The research station will be about 4 ½ miles. We are located on the right hand side of the highway. There is a large white UW-Madison sign near the driveway.

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Mission

The station is part of the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Madison and works in partnership with UW Extension/ Cooperative Extension and other collaborative institutions.

Goals

  • To facilitate research in:
    • Water quality, soil conservation, and no-till production systems
    • Production systems for efficient beef cattle production
    • Crop rotations, legume and manure nutrient crediting, and applied agronomic studies
    • Manure management and water quality
    • Economic evaluation of production systems
    • Intensive rotational grazing
  • To develop the Lancaster Research Station as a regional center for agro/environmental research.
  • To improve outreach efforts and communicate research information effectively to major client groups.