• Sea lice negatively impact the health and survival of Atlantic salmon, steelhead trout, and other salmonids. Researchers with the New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station at the University of New Hampshire believe using lumpfish as cleanerfish – fish that eat parasites off other fish – may be a sustainable way to manage these pests. Learn More
  • The Fairchild Dairy Teaching and Research Center and the Organic Dairy Research Farm, both facilities of the NH Agricultural Experiment Station at the University of New Hampshire, have been awarded 2019 Quality Milk Awards from the nationally recognized nonprofit dairy farmers cooperative Dairy One. Less than one quarter of Dairy One’s member herds received the designation in 2019. Learn More
  • Meet the next director of the New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station and learn about the latest experiment station research developments during a virtual Twilight Meeting from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 24, 2020. Learn More
  • Dr. J. Brent Loy, University of New Hampshire professor emeritus and NH Agricultural Experiment Station researcher, has received Eastern States Exposition’s 2020 New England Fellowship of Agricultural Adventurers Award. Learn More
  • Dr. Anton Bekkerman, associate director of the Montana Agricultural Experiment Station and associate professor of economics at Montana State University, has been named the next director of the New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station and associate dean in the College of Life Sciences and Agriculture. Learn More

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As the university's original research organization, the New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station is a world-class research facility that has remained an elemental component of New Hampshire's land-grant university heritage and mission since 1887. We steward federal and state funding to provide unbiased and objective research on diverse aspects of sustainable agriculture and foods, horticulture, forest management and related wildlife, the environment, natural resources, and quality of life topics. Our scientists manage more than 50 research projects at any one time, partner with state and regional farmers, growers, and producers, and collaborate with leading researchers worldwide to directly benefit New Hampshire and New England.

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