Research Overview

Research at the Rosemount Research and Outreach Center is dedicated to improving the productivity of Minnesota’s agriculture and natural resource industries while enhancing our natural environment and protecting our limited resources. In close proximity to the St. Paul campus, the RROC serves as a research site for a diverse range of faculty and student research projects on:

  • Beef cattle
  • Carbon sequestration
  • Corn
  • Cover crops
  • Forages
  • Honey bees
  • Novel crops
  • Ornamental plants
  • Plant pest management
  • Precision agriculture
  • Recreational trails
  • Small grains
  • Soil fertility
  • Soybeans
  • Vegetable production

Our staff members provide research support for research projects including tasks like tillage, planting, treatment applications, harvesting, and livestock management and health care.