Intermountain Research and Extension Center
Intermountain Research and Extension Center
Intermountain Research and Extension Center
University of California
Intermountain Research and Extension Center


Four miles from the Oregon border, in Tulelake, California, the Intermountain Research and Extension Center (IREC) is one of nine centers under the University of California Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources. IREC supports and facilitates University of California research in field and vegetable crops grown in northeast California, and supports conservation of natural resources in the Klamath Basin.

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  • Another Sort of Cultivation at IREC

    Added January 14, 2015
    Skyler and Kevin review a research report.

    Winter at IREC means very little field work, but acres of research data compilation and analysis are being tended to daily.        The fruits of this labor are research progress reports and winter crop meetings.  Stay tuned...

  • Qualset Receives CSSA Presidential Award

    Added December 11, 2014

    The Crop Science Society of America gave its Presidential Award to Cal Qualset, professor emeritus in the Department of Plant Sciences at UC Davis, for his long dedication to wheat research.   Qualset received the award on November 3 at the...

  • IREC Calls for Research Proposals

    Added November 19, 2014
    Sorting Potatoes

    The Intermountain Research and Extension Center is soliciting proposals from researchers for new and continuing research projects in 2015-16. We are a 140-acre research facility located at 4,000 feet elevation near the Oregon border.  We specialize...

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