The Utah Agricultural Experiment Station (UAES) is part of a network of researchers and facilities at the nation’s land-grant universities and is committed to improving agriculture and natural resources for the people of Utah. Experiment station research provides the researcher working in the lab science-based information used by Extension specialists and agents to assist people in every state in the nation. At research facilities on the Utah State University campus and throughout the state, the UAES supports hundreds of research projects. It operates labs that test soils, plant tissue, irrigation water, and livestock feed. It researches food safety and processing, plant and animal genetics, economic and social forces that shape families and communities, and it brings agricultural into harmony with the sustainable use of natural resources.