Research/Education Facilities are located on the main Urbana-Champaign campus and throughout the state of Illinois to provide a testing-ground where research from the College of ACES can generate practical applications to benefit consumers, farmers, commodity groups, agricultural organizations, environmentalists, conservationists, government agencies, industry, and business.
FARM.DOC Provides comprehensive risk management information and analysis. The "Farm Financial Analyzer" helps users to evaluate the financial performance of a farm. "Outlook" offers popular weekly and monthly newsletters on markets and other topics releated to economics. These and other tools and services make this a one-stop site for producers, lenders, and agribusiness in Illinois.
Food Science and Human Nutrition Pilot Processing Plant A 10,000 ft.2 food pilot plant serving the needs of the Food Science & Human Nutrition department, along with others across the University. The facility has space for food grade production, as well as teaching and research activities
Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant Provides up-to-the-minute information on Great Lakes issues, emphasizing concerns in the southern Lake Michigan region. Research and outreach activities address water quality, aquaculture and seafood safety, biological resources, sustainable coastal development, and coastal processes.
Integrated Bioprocessing Research Laboratory A facility focusing on the scale-up of basic research in the areas of biofuels, chemicals, and other bioproducts. This facility will feature a 12,000 ft.2 pilot plant and 3500 ft.2 analytical laboratory.
Microscopic Imaging Center A campus-wide service microscopy laboratory located in the College of Veterinary Medicine, specializing in electron microscopy and providing imaging service for light microscopy.
Morrow Plots The oldest agronomic experiment fields in the United States (established in 1876) and a National Historical Landmark. They include the longest-term continuous corn plot in the world.