Ag Engineering/Agronomy, Central Iowa and BioCentury Research Farms
The BioCentury Research Farm (BCRF) had a diversity of users in 2013. Iowa State University (ISU) faculty and staff from the Departments of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering; Agronomy; Biochemistry, Biophysics, and Molecular Biology; Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering; and Food Science and Human Nutrition, as well as the Bioeconomy Institute (BEI), Center for Crops Utilization Research (CCUR), Center for Sustainable Environmental Technologies (CSET), College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, and Extension and Outreach conducted research, teaching, and/or outreach at the BCRF. Private industry users of the BCRF included AGCO, Avello Bioenergy, Deere & Company, Direvo Industrial Biotechnology, DuPont Cellulosic Ethanol, Frontline Bioenergy, Phillips 66, and Virent, Inc. By the end of 2013, the BCRF had over 100 full- and part-time users with projects in more than 95 percent of available space.
Iowa State University
Suby, Andrew A., "BioCentury Research Farm Update" (2014). Iowa State Research Farm Progress Reports. 2075.