Investigation Units

Agri-Food Sciences

Alfredo Volio Mata Experimental Station of Dairy Cattle (EEAVM, for its acronym in Spanish)



  • To transfer knowledge and to train professionals and producers in the areas of production and animal feeding.
  • To promote the improvement and progress of the livestock sector through knowledge search by means of scientific research, technological experimentation, and innovation of production systems with ruminants.
  • To train and transfer technology in fodder management, establishment of forage crops, silage, treatment and utilization of organic waste, ruminant animals feeding, reproductive management, genetic improvement, and models of partly handcrafted production of dairy products.