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Agricultural Experiment Station

The AES is Colorado’s leader in research, extension, and agricultural education programs. Our work uses a multifaceted approach ensuring successful partnerships and outcomes for Coloradans. We enrich our programming to foster sustainable growth for Colorado-based agricultural industries and contribute to food safety and nutritional security. Ultimately, our efforts are aimed to improve human health for our state and share our knowledge regionally, nationally, and worldwide.

Research and Engagement

AES conducts research addressing economic viability, environmental sustainability, and social acceptability of activities impacting agriculture, natural resources, and consumers in Colorado. We support eight research centers engaged in research to meet agricultural production needs in Colorado’s many unique agricultural regions.

Upcoming Center Events and News

New Nutrien building shows the future of agriculture lives here

The new home for state-of-the-art agricultural research, learning, innovation and collaboration recently celebrated its grand opening. The post New Nutrien building shows the future of agriculture lives here appeared first on College of Agricultural Sciences.

Fungal biologists fighting peach tree-killing pathogen

Researchers aim to turn the tide against the fungus Cytospora, which for decades has wreaked havoc among peach orchards across the Western Slope. The post Fungal biologists fighting peach tree-killing pathogen appeared first on College of Agricultural Sciences.