FY 2016 Appropriation

The Agricultural Experiment Station has research facilities located throughout the state. The Station oversees hundreds of research projects that promote agriculture and human nutrition, and enhance the quality of rural life. Its labs test soils, plant tissue, irrigation water, and livestock feed. It researches food safety and processing, plant and animal genetics, and brings agriculture into harmony with natural resources.

Funding History
Appropriation Overview

During the 2015 General Session, the Legislature appropriated for Fiscal Year 2016, $14,284,700 from all sources for Agriculture Experiment Station. This is a 3 percent increase from Fiscal Year 2015 revised estimated amounts from all sources. The total includes $12,297,100 from the General/Education Funds, a reduction of 1.4 percent from revised Fiscal Year 2015 estimates.

Appropriation Adjustments

In addition to statewide compensation and internal service fund cost increases, the following appropriation adjustments were made during the 2015 General Session:

DescriptionOngoingOne-Time Compensation - USHE & UCAT$183,800$0
OngoingOne-TimeFinancing Source
$183,800$0Education Fund
No Description
Health Insurance - USHE & UCAT$57,900$0
OngoingOne-TimeFinancing Source
$57,900$0Education Fund
No Description
USU Reallocations ($412,000)$0
OngoingOne-TimeFinancing Source
($412,000)$0Education Fund
Reallocate FY 2015 funds among line items

Students Mentored, Journal Articles Published, Lab Accessions

The Agriculture Experiment Station has identified the following performance measures: Students mentored, Journal Articles published, and Lab work performed.

Utah State University Agriculture Experiment Station

Utah State University Agriculture Experiment Station

Utah State University Agriculture Experiment Station


The following statute applies to the Agricultural Experiment Station:

  • UCA 53B-18-101 establishes the Agricultural Experiment Station and outlines its purpose.
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COBI contains unaudited data as presented to the Legislature by state agencies at the time of publication. For audited financial data see the State of Utah's Comprehensive Annual Financial Reports.