Flower Trial Gardens

Outdoor display and test areas that allow students, researchers, industry representatives, homeowners and extension personnel to learn, teach and evaluate through horticultural research and demonstration projects conducted in the unique environmental conditions of the...

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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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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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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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Department of Agricultural Biology

Our research focuses on the complex interplay between plant health, weed science and entomology, and how they impact the critical balance of a healthy ecosystem. Our work is essential for ensuring a secure and sustainable food supply, and the health of our planet.

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Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics

Our work covers a spectrum of theoretical and applied research in nearly every aspect of the economics impacting our lives. Students work with our faculty to understand the complexities of agricultural and resource economics and share valuable information to improve...

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Department of Animal Sciences

Improving profitable production of horses and food animals through science and technology, resource management, and food product enhancement, with emphasis on addressing societal issues concerning food safety, product quality and value, animal care and management, and...

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Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture

We make it our business to design and build the future with evidence-based creativity. Our research combines technology and the natural world developing new strategies to improve plant nutrition, fertility, and production. By sharing our work our hope is to expand and...

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Department of Soil and Crop Sciences

Focused on the formation and persistence of organic matter in soil, organo-mineral interactions, and the role of the soil microbiome in these processes. We study how soils are affected by land use, environmental contamination and climate change with the goal of...

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