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.