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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Field Day 2014
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Welcome to LIRF Centennial Celebration at LIRF
Come join us August 8th at 10am
for an overview of our research and tour the farm

Equipment Demonstrations and Discussions of our ongoing research

For addition information or questions
Jason Young
PHONE: (970) 492-7446
E-MAIL: Jason.Young@ars.usda.gov

Address of LIRF   Map and Directions to LIRF  
Equipment Demos, Presentations, and Research


Address of LIRF:

30000 County Road 45, Greeley, CO 80631


Map and Directions:

Welcome to LIRF

Take CO-14 to Ault {11.1 miles}
Turn South (Right) on 85
Continue on 85 {7.3 miles} to CO 392
Turn East (Left) on CO 392
Continue on CO 392 {2.2 miles} to County Rd 43
Turn South (Right) on County Rd 43
Continue on County Rd 43 {3 Miles} to O st. (Co rd. 62)
Turn East (Right) on O st. (Co rd. 62)
Continue on O st. {1 mile} to County Rd 45
Our farm is on this corner. Come on in and join us!


Equipment Demos, Presentations, and Research:

 

Minirhizotron is used to observe root growth of the crops over the season.

Reflectance Tractor is used as a ground based remote sensing tool used to observe canopy cover and spectral reflectance

Gas Exchange measurements show carbon accumulation by the crop

Extensive tour of our massive drip line system used to apply our deficit treatments

And much, much more


Last Modified: 7/21/2014
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