The 3,800 acre farm is used as a hands-on instructional laboratory for the Fort Hays State University Department of Agriculture. Operations include: cow-calf beef production, dryland crop production, dairy cattle production,
farrow-to-finish swine production and sheep production. The farm encompasses six major areas including: beef, dairy, horse, sheep, swine and crop production. These areas provide a realistic laboratory to apply classroom material and observe practical methods for more than 200 agriculture students.