Facilities and Location

Serving the agricultural needs for the San Juan River basin of northwest New Mexico and the Four Corners region since 1966. The Agricultural Science Center at Farmington consists of 254 acres leased from the Navajo Nation. It is the only agricultural research facility, in the state of New Mexico, that is on the western side of the Continental Divide. The Center is located approximately seven miles southwest of Farmington, (36 degrees 4' N by 108 degrees W) at an elevation of 5,640 ft.

Buildings on the Center include an office building with seven offices, copy room, conference room, laboratory, lunch room, two restrooms, three storage rooms, and a head house with an attached greenhouse. There is a three bedroom residence with attached garage. The one student and visiting researcher housing unit has one bedroom, living room with sleeping quarters, furnished kitchen, and one full bathroom. Guests are to provide their own linens and bedding.

There are three metal buildings. The first building is 100 ft x 40 ft with a shop, small office and restroom, in the south 40 ft x 40 ft bay and 60 ft x 40 ft north bay for machine storage. The second building is 60 ft x 20 ft with three 20 ft x 20 ft sections. It is used for seed, irrigation equipment and small equipment storage. The third is a 20 ft x 30 ft chemical storage facility. There of three open front machinery storage sheds of varying lengths.

Aerial View of Farmington ASC
Aerial View of Farmington ASC 2