The Field and Research Service Unit serves as the backbone for the applied research
that goes on within OSU Ag Research.
The unit provides a central focus for research operations and management for more
than 1,000field- and lab-based research trials statewide. It consists of 20 regional research
stations, the Controlled Environmental Research Lab (CERL), the Ridge Road Greenhouse
Phase I and Phase II, the Noble Research Center and the Stored Products Research and
Through these research trials, the goal of the unit is to improve the efficiency of
agricultural production by providing solutions to crop pests and diseases, budget
management, facility upgrades, consolidation of labor pools, maintenance and repair
of equipment and buildings and more.
Our field researchers and research station staff within FRSU work hand-in-hand with
our Extension specialists to bring research-based solutions to agricultural problems
to producers through field days and other events.