NH Agricultural Experiment Station

NH Agricultural Experiment Station
COLSA graduate student working in the Macfarlane Research Greenhouses, a part of the NH Agricultural Experiment Station

Science for the Public Good

Locally Inspired. Globally Important.

 

As the university's first research organization, the New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station has been an elemental component of New Hampshire's land-grant university heritage and mission since 1887. We provide unbiased and objective research on 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 scientists worldwide to directly benefit New Hampshire and New England.

Your ag experiment station

by the numbers
52 Research projects
inspired by New Hampshire issues

38
graduate students and postdocs

Training tomorrow's scientists

810
Research farm and forest acres

innovating in the field
304
research dairy cows
leading sustainable food production

$23.8 million
competitive grant funds

Supporting public investments

1,395,231
granite staters

whom we consider our stakeholders

Recent Stories

A red fox walks over snow drifts in a forest.

Snow Depth a Key Factor in Regional Fox Populations

Snow Depth a Key Factor in Regional Fox Populations

UNH research finds that northern New England fox populations are most limited by wintertime climate conditions

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UNH professor Russ Congalton (right) is handed an award from Tim Glynn, Chief of Staff of the U.S. Geological Survey's Earth Resources and Observation Science (EROS) Center.

UNH’s Russ Congalton Awarded 2023 William T. Pecora Award for Achievements in Remote Sensing and Earth Observation

UNH’s Russ Congalton Awarded 2023 William T. Pecora Award for Achievements in Remote Sensing and Earth Observation

Article
A young fisher walks across a snowy opening in the forest.

Studying Fisher Mortality in the Granite State

Studying Fisher Mortality in the Granite State

New England fisher populations are declining; UNH to study possible causes

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An image of the INSPIRED Forestry cover overlayed on an image of a student sitting in a tree next to a body of water.

The Inspired Forestry Research Report

Dr. Iago Hale demonstrating kiwiberries

Resilient Agriculture

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Resilient Agriculture

IPM

Insect, Pest, Weed, and Disease Management

A cover photo of the 2021 Inspired Horticultural Research report with a background showing eggplants
The Inspired Horticultural Research Report
Dr. Heidi Asbjornsen and student at Thompson Forest site
Climate Science
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Thompson Forest research site
Forest Management
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Jersey cow at organic research farm
Dairy Science
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Dairy Science

Coastal resiliency
Ecosystem Services
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Kingman research farm
Farm Management
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Food & Agricultural Policy
Nutrition
Food Nutrition
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genetics and genomics
Genetics & Genomics
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Soil core sample
Soil Management
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Specialty crops
Specialty Crops
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Lumpfish research
Sustainable Aquaculture
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Water management
Water Management
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