Research & Education Centers

Research and Education Centers are a hub for innovation, discovery and outreach. From cotton to cattle, the impact of these centers span across the entire agriculture sector. Dotted across the state, Research and Education Centers not only strive to improve agriculture around the world, but also in your backyard. 

Located in the deep southwest corner of the state, AREC focuses on research involving a wide range of agronomic and horticultural crops including but not limited to peanuts, peaches and pecans.
C.M. Stripling
The C.M. Stripling Irrigation Research Park (SIRP) is a state-of-the-art irrigation center located between Camilla and Newton.
Georgia Mountain
Established in 1930, researchers at the Georgia Mountain Research and Education Center study livestock, forage, corn, apples and other crops in the north Georgia mountain soil and climate.
J. Phil Campbell Sr.
Located just outside of Watkinsville, JPREC houses research on corn, forage livestock and sustainable practices in the Piedmont region of Georgia.
Northwest Georgia
The Northwest Georgia Research and Education Center, located in the hills of northwest Georgia, is a hub for research on beef cattle as well as corn and forage.
Southeast Georgia
Situated in the upper coastal plain area of the state, SEREC conducts research on evaluation of crop varieties, pest management strategies, and conservation tillage practices including cover crop systems.
Southwest Georgia
Housed in in the southwest area of the state, in the heart of rural Georgia, SWREC hosts research that focuses on every major row crop in South Georgia: including peanuts, cotton, corn, soybeans, grain sorghum, wheat and canola.
Vidalia Onion and Vegetable
Located in Toombs County, the Vidalia Onion and Vegetable Research Center consists of two 11-acre tracts on a long-term lease from the Georgia Forestry Commission providing land to conduct studies and educational demonstrations.