Progress is building

After the January groundbreaking for CFAES’ Multispecies Animal Learning Center (MALC), crews quickly cleared the old facilities and are now preparing for construction. The MALC promises to shape the future workforce in animal agriculture by preparing students for diverse careers in the industry. Imagine hands-on experiences, public engagement, and OSU Extension programs all driving industry progress toward a sustainable future in animal production.

Plans also include construction of a new state-of-theart autonomous dairy with robotic milkers and manure sweepers, scheduled to be completed in February 2025.

The MALC is slated to open in fall of 2025: