Born in the Great Depression, it first provided labor for unemployed workers. Since then, it has spearheaded southern Iowa research efforts in pasture improvement and brush control, birdsfoot trefoil, and beef cattle breeding.
Self, H. L.; Hughes, H. D.; and Henry, Pamela L.
"The Albia Research Farm,"
Iowa Farm Science: Vol. 20
, Article 3.
Available at: https://lib.dr.iastate.edu/farmscience/vol20/iss6/3