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WKU Agriculture & Research Education Center

A Barn at WKU's Farm

Employment opportunities at the farm are available to our students. Visit Handshake to see all current positions.

We also offer housing opportunities for students interested in living at the farm. Learn more to see if you qualify. The AREC Housing Application can be found here. Please submit completed applications to Dan Strunk and Lindsay Meeks. 


Western Kentucky University's 800+-acre farm is utilized by students for classes and labs and serves as a place to gain experience with livestock, crops, agronomy, turf management, and more. The farm is also home to USDA research, faculty research, and corn and soybean research trials.

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The History of the WKU AREC



Crops at WKU's Farm

2023 WKU Corn Trial Results

2023 WKU Soybean Trial Results

Compost Facilities

The WKU Department of Agriculture and the City of Bowling Green work together to recycle leaves from city collection. The recycling process results in a compost/mulch material for flowerbeds and gardens.

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 Last Modified 11/2/23