Mid-Central Research and Outreach Center

1802 18th St. NE, Willmar, MN

phone: 320-235-0726 email: rcwillmar@umn.edu

Mid-Central Research & Outreach Center building

The University of Minnesota Mid-Central Research and Outreach Center (MCROC) in Willmar is a regional hub for research, education and engagement. The center advances public-private research collaborations and problem-solving partnerships strengthening the regional economy and expands access to University knowledge and resources benefiting the citizens and businesses of west and mid-central Minnesota.

In addition to housing leading-edge avian research and wide-ranging Extension programs, MCROC is also a hub for expanding partnerships to promote innovation, economic growth and workforce development, particularly in bio-science, biotechnology, agribusiness and renewable energy.