Organic Research Center at Rogers Mesa

Part of the Western Colorado Research Center Network, Organic Research Center at Rogers Mesa researchers organic tree fruits, table and wine grapes, organic seed production, and greenhouse studies.

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Grand Valley Research Center

Part of the Western Colorado Research Center Network, Grand Valley Research Center researches irrigation water management, water resources, agronomy and integrated cropping systems. At an elevation of 4600’, the average growing season is 175 frost-free days.

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Orchard Mesa Research Center

Part of the Western Colorado Research Center Network, Orchard Mesa Research Center researches tree fruits, wine grape production, food security and ornamental horticulture. At an elevation of 4750', the average growing season is 182 frost-free days.

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Agricultural Experiment Station

Colorado’s leader in research, extension and agricultural education programs. Uses a multifaceted approach ensuring successful partnerships and outcomes for Coloradans. We enrich our programming to foster sustainable growth for Colorado-based agricultural industries...

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Southwestern Colorado Research Center

Our unique Center conducts research combining high-elevation crop and tree fruit production with the importance of limited water resources. We aim to develop novel technologies and plant varieties to optimize yield for high-elevation growers.

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Temple Grandin Equine Center

Celebrates the role of the horse in society as a place of healing, treatment, education and research for diverse clients. With two locations, the TGEC is one of leading equine-assisted services programs in the world.

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Center for Meat Safety and Quality

Focused addressing national and global food safety and quality issues to ensure that consumers worldwide have access to a dependable supply of safe, high quality and affordable food products.

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Colorado Center For Integrated Pest Management

Provides research and outreach in integrated pest management practices that encourage the use of multiple and flexible strategies for the control of insect pests, plant pathogens and weeds and, sometimes, rodents and other vertebrates.

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Plant Growth Facilities

An Institutional Core Research Facility that is part of the Agricultural Experiment Station Network. Greenhouse space, growth chambers, cold storage rooms, laboratories and warehouse storage supports plant material research from multiple colleges.

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Agricultural Research, Development and Education Center

ARDEC is a multidisciplinary group of researchers investigating the cooperative relationships between soils, crops and water resources. Offers community resources, student engagement programs and multiple collaborative conferencing events to advance agricultural...

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Arkansas Valley Research Center

Our center is committed to creating new information and techniques benefiting growers in the Arkansas Valley with a three-pronged approach. Our work identifies the importance of optimizing irrigation techniques, crop plant development, and understanding animal disease...

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Eastern Colorado Research Center

We are a complete livestock production research center studying all phases of livestock growth and health. Our research is geared toward optimizing rangeland grasses and grazing management for beef production coupled with livestock nutrition and breeding.

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Plainsman Research Center

Our center is grounded in the historical legacy of the devastating dust bowl days. We dedicate our research to identifying and improving dryland and limited irrigation cropping systems on important crop varieties like wheat, sorghum, beans and oil seeds.

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San Luis Valley Research Center

We have been part of the historic agricultural importance of the San Luis Valley for over a century. Our research focuses on potato selection and cultivation, seed certification, community development and enhancing historic pest control techniques.

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Western Colorado Research Center

Western Colorado has been a significant tree fruit producer and has also emerged as an important wine grape growing region. Our center investigates integrated cropping systems, organic agriculture, and developing these important commodities in the face of limited...

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