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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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, contact:
Dottie Depperschmidt
PHONE: (970) 492-7400

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

Address of LIRF:

30900 County Road 45, Greeley, CO 80631

Map and Directions: (Click on image for google maps link for directions from Fort Collins)

Welcome to LIRF

We are on the SE corner of Weld CR 45 and CR 64, 5 miles northeast of Greeley

From Fort Collins: Take CO-14 to Ault {11.1 miles}
Turn South (Right) on US85
Continue on US85 {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. 64)
Turn East (Left) on O st. (Co rd. 64)
Continue on O st. {1 mile} to County Rd 45
Our farm is on this corner.
Come on in and join us!

Equipment Demonstrations, 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 to observe canopy cover, spectral reflectance and thermal.

Gas Exchange measurements show carbon accumulation by the crop.

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

And much, much more!

Last Modified: 7/22/2014
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