• Earth Day may come just once a year, but for scientists with the NH Agricultural Experiment Station at the University of New Hampshire, every day is Earth Day. Experiment station scientists work to care for the Earth’s resources, conducting leading ecological research in a diverse range of areas. Learn More
  • Long-time NH Agricultural Experiment Station Researcher William McDowell has been named the 2017 Distinguished Professor at UNH. Learn More
  • In the first lecture of the Spring 2017 Sustainable Agriculture Seminar Series sponsored by the NH Agricultural Experiment Station at the University of New Hampshire, Dr. Chuck Nicholson from the Smeal College of Business at Penn State University discusses "Environmental and Economic Impacts of Localizing Food Systems: An Empirical Analysis of Dairy Supply Chains in the Northeastern United States." Learn More
  • Researchers with the NH Agricultural Experiment Station will discuss their latest research at the Macfarlane Research Greenhouses at a Research Field Day Friday, March 31. The event, which will be held as part of the UNH Spring Greenhouse Open House, runs from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. It is free and open to the public. Learn More
  • A new research project funded by the NH Agricultural Experiment Station at the University of New Hampshire will assess the status and distribution of invasive plant species throughout New Hampshire that pose the greatest threat to the state’s forest systems, with the goal to help foresters and landowners minimize the risk of invasive plants to the state’s economically important forests. Learn More

Growing New Hampshire's Agricultural Economy Through Innovation and Partnership

As the university's original research organization, the New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station is a world-class research facility that has remained an elemental component of New Hampshire's land-grant university heritage and mission since 1887. We steward federal and state funding to provide unbiased and objective research on diverse aspects of sustainable agriculture and foods, horticulture, forest management and related wildlife, the environment, natural resources, and quality of life topics. Our scientists manage more than 50 research projects at any one time, partner with state and regional farmers, growers, and producers, and collaborate with leading researchers worldwide to directly benefit New Hampshire and New England.

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