Palmer Research Center, Agriculture and Forestry Experiment Station, School of Natural Resources & Agricultural Science,University of Alaska Fairbanks

Data Center Description
The Matanuska Experiment Farm provides a site in Southcentral Alaska for
research in sustainable agriculture, land reclamation and other environmental
issues. The Experiment Farm is located on Trunk Road off the George Parks
Highway about 36 miles north of Anchorage. It includes 260 acres of cultivated
land and 800 acres of forest land for research or demonstration purposes,
including barns, feed storage facilities and pasture land. The experiment farm
has a complete complement of farm equipment to produce and harvest grain,
forage (both hay and silage), and other crops. There are also field and
laboratory facilities for research on soils, plants and livestock, and an
adjacent greenhouse facility, operated by the Alaska Department of Natural
Resources. This facility includes a modern headhouse and physical plant capable
of supporting six greenhouse units.


[Summary provided by the University of Alaska, Fairbanks.]

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