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agronomy center

Agronomy Center

The Agronomy Center is part of the University Farms system located approximately two miles southwest of the main campus. Used extensively for both research and teaching, the Agronomy Center includes approximately seventy acres for small and large plot crop research. Most of the courses offered in theCollege use this farm to enhance curriculum.

Ongoing research activities encompass a wide array of disciplines, including agronomy, plant breeding and genetics; plant pathology and nematology; weed science; soil fertility and microbiology; and surface hydrology.

Activities & Events:
  • COAS Agricultural Industry Day [April]
  • Belleville Farmer Field Day [July]
  • Illinois Soybean Association Summer Research Tour[July]
  • Pioneer Dealer Training Field Day [August]

3268 West Pleasant Hill Road
Carbondale, Illinois 62903

Mailing address:
Agronomy Center
Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Mailcode 4415
Carbondale, Illinois 62901

Phone: (618) 453-2853
Fax: (618) 453-7457