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Ag. Eng. Alexandre Von Pritzelwitz, upon his death in January 2000, left to FEALQ in his testament an estate called Figueira Farm in the Municipality of Londrina, Paraná state, and determined it should be administered by the Foundation, under the technical supervision of the faculty of the ESALQ/USP Department of Animal Science, keeping beef cattle its main activity and creating an agro-zootechnical station to be named after his mother, Hildegard Georgina Von Pritzelwitz.

A Technical Commission, appointed by the Department of Animal Science, is in charge of the development of the farm to make it productive and self-sustaining. A Scientific Committee, appointed by FEALQ, analyzes and approves the research projects to be developed at the Experimental Station.