ARDEC has full-time staff members to manage all operations and facilities and also complete work on our livestock operation, research plots and bulk crop operations. In addition, students are hired year-round to help with day-to-day livestock and farm operations.
There are scientists based at the University who provide research leadership and support for some of the programs carried out at this Center. Cooperating departments including Animal Sciences, Bioagricultural Sciences and Pest Management, Horticulture and Landscape Architecture, and Soil and Crop Sciences. In addition, we join in cooperative efforts with Extension Specialists and Natural Resource Conservation Service Scientists.
The Agricultural Research, Development and Education Center is administered by the Agricultural Experiment Station at Colorado State University.