Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station

The Alaska Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station (AFES) is administered by the University of Alaska Fairbanks.  The station includes the Fairbanks Experiment Farm, the Matanuska Experiment Farm & Extension Center and the Delta Junction field research site. The Georgeson Botanical Garden is at the Fairbanks farm. 

Researchers associated with the experiment station focus on creating knowledge and solving problems in agriculture, natural resources and the forest sciences. State and federal agencies, private industry, and the university sponsor and fund AFES research. Here are summaries of their current research in agriculture and horticulture, forestry, ecosystem management and climate change, energy, animal management and meat production, human impacts on the environment, and youth and families.

Institution University of Alaska Fairbanks
Country United States
Infrastructure type Research station
Disciplines Agriculture
forestry and fishery
Natural environments and wildlife
Language of operation English
Keywords physical sciencebiological sciencearcticalaskaagriculture


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