On-Site Research

Forest Ecology Research

Over the years, the University Farm has become a major resource for research and educational studies. A variety of professors have conducted studies and lab experiments in the areas of plant competition, plant physiology, entomology, herpetology and pond ecology.There are 40 faculty members and students that are actively doing research at the farm in the areas of ecology, environmental studies, local food production, nutrition, engineering, conservation, and carbon sequestration. Projects included undergraduate research, senior projects, capstone and graduate research.

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