Northeastern Society of Agricultural Research Managers

 

 

Station Report

NeSARM

Name of Station: University of Connecticut, Plant Science Research Farms

Name of Member: Stephen Olsen     Member Since: 1989

Address: 1376 Storrs Road, Box U-4067

University of Connecticut

Storrs, Connecticut 06269-4067

Business Phone #: (860)486-2015 FAX #: (860)486-0682

Home Phone #: (860)487-1018 E-Mail Address: plsadm05@uconn.edu
                                                                         Stephen.Olsen@UConn.edu

Station Census: 8 Number of Staff: 5

Number of Acres Involved in Research: 65 Total Number of Acres: 200

Square Footage in Greenhouse: 8,000

Research:

Perform small plot research in agronomic and horticultural crops including

8,000 square foot greenhouse range of five houses. A ten-acre teaching

nursery is also located on our main Farm.

Pertinent Information:

Deer exclusion using electric fences, organic cropping practices and

problems of operating a diverse research station.

 

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Last Updated 2/20/2011