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Plant Growth Facilities

The Plant Growth Facilities are always blooming with new research and ideas. We are an Institutional Core Research Facility, managed by the Agriculture Experiment Station. Our facility houses over 60,000 square feet of research space including greenhouses, growth and biocontainment chambers, teaching greenhouses, classrooms, and of course, a conservatory.

Research Facilities

We pride ourselves in the breadth and diversity of the work we do at the PGF. Our staff includes 40 faculty and primary investigators, 250 research and support staff, and 300 undergraduate students all working in our facility. We represent 5 different colleges and study plant material ranging from Wheat, Salt Grass, Arabidopsis, to Hemp. The Conservatory serves our public and our lab courses with an extensive tropical and desert plant collection.

Teaching Facilities


Plant Growth Facility Access Requirements

To keep our facilities secure, and our staff safe, we require you to complete the following prior to receiving access to our greenhouses.

  • PGF Orientation Training
  • Worker Protection Standard Training

Upcoming Center Events and News

Plant Growth Facilities complete over $1.4 million in renovations

The Plant Growth Facilities have completed significant renovations, totaling more than $1.4 million, to better help students and researchers study and cultivate plants. The post Plant Growth Facilities complete over $1.4 million in renovations appeared first on College of Agricultural Sciences.

Contact Information

Plant Growth Facilities

Office Hours: M-F 8:00 a.m.– 4:30 p.m. Appointments appreciated

PGF Manager – Tammy Brenner
Room 115 | (970) 491-7140

PGF Assistant Manager/Foreman – Paul Freebury
Room 115 | (970) 491-7430

Brian Hadley
Email: Brian.Hadley@colostate.edu

Facilities Dispatch
After Hours Emergency:
TEXT (970) 986-9427
Phone: (907) 491-0077
Email: fac_dispatch@Mail.colostate.edu
Website: www.fm.colostate.edu

Address and Maps

Mailing Address
200 West Lake Street
3030 Campus Delivery
Fort Collins, CO 80523-3030

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Phone: (970) 491-7140
Fax: (970) 491-7396
Email: CAS_Greenhouse@mail.ColoState.Edu