North Central Research and Outreach Center | Grand Rapids, MN


Visitors Day 2022

April 19, 2022

The University of Minnesota North Central Research & Outreach Center (NCROC) will host its annual Visitor's Day Thursday, August 25 from 3-7 p.m.

During Visitor's Day guests can take part in featured activities, take tours through research areas, and visit various displays. U of M researchers will be on site to explain research programs and answer questions. Children can take part in the Passport Game. Passports will be stamped at most stops, and prizes will be given prior to leaving.

Learn how U of M research impacts your life! Come early to enjoy the tours and see the wide range of activities happening at NCROC!

Bring the family! All ages are welcome and admission is FREE! 

2021 University of Minnesota variety crop trial results available now

November 30, 2021

The Minnesota Agricultural Experiment Station (MAES) and the College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences (CFANS) have published the 2021 Minnesota Field Crop Trials. Visit to see variety trials for 10 different Minnesota crops.