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As a Land-Grant Institution, we are committed to conducting research for the betterment of West Virginia. With our Agricultural & Environmental Research Station (AERS), part of the Gus R. Douglass Land-Grant Institute, we maintain a competitive portfolio of research programs driven by national and state agendas. We are committed to developing knowledge and engaging in technology transfer and economic development activities beneficial to West Virginia and all our constituents.

From on-campus research labs, field plots and greenhouses to lab space at the West Virginia Regional Technology Park in South Charleston, AERS is an ever-increasing presence in agricultural and environmental research in the Mountain State. Explore our portfolio, which focuses on Aquaculture, Environmental Microbiology & Biotechnology, Horticultural Crops & Production Systems, Urban Forestry & Natural Resource Management, and Vegetable Genomics & Plant Breeding.                                                                                                                

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Dr. Robert Barney
Interim Assistant Vice President of Research and Public Service
Associate Dean and Director of Research
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