Located just 4 miles north of Fort Collins, ARDEC serves Colorado State University in facilitating many different agricultural related projects and research activities. The center is the result of much dedicated effort, including: CSU faculty, staff, students, administrators, the Commission on Higher Education, and the Capital Development Committee of the Colorado General Assembly – all of whom have greatly contributed to the success and integrity of ARDEC facilities. ARDEC was founded in 1993 in order to encourage cooperation between soils, crop and water research scientists in an integrated setting under common management and expanded in 1999, a second ARDEC to create the same type of facility for Animal Sciences.
- External events, CSU club events & tour reservation request form
- Faculty & Staff facility reservation request
Scheduling of events for ARDEC Conference Center and CoBank Center for Ag Education, teaching courses, judging classes and class visits should be coordinated/scheduled through Nathan Clark, Nathan.Clark@colostate.edu, or