Facilities

Fairbanks Experiment Farm

Fairbanks Experiment Farm

The Fairbanks Experiment Farm is composed of the farm, offices, laboratories and greenhouses. It is located on W. Tanana Drive on the UAF campus and includes 260 acres of cropland and and 50 acres of forest land for research and demonstration projects. The Fairbanks Experiment Farm is also home to the Georgeson Botanical Garden.

 

Matanuska Experiment FarmMatanuska Experiment Farm

The Matanuska Experiment Farm is a working research farm serving the Southcentral Alaska community. It encompasses 260 acres of cultivated land and 800 acres of forest land for research or demonstration purposes, including barns, feed storage facilities and pastureland. The Matanuska Experiment Farm is also home to the Mat-Su/Copper River District Cooperative Extension Service office.

AFES West Ridge Greenhouse West Ridge Greenhouse

Ongoing research in the greenhouse investigates opportunities to extend the growing season for local year-round production and food security. Studies include the development of efficient techniques for using local resources, lighting technologies and renewable energies to produce high quality nutritious leafy greens and other crops.