Facilities at IREC include a 700-square-foot greenhouse and headhouse area, potato-storage research facility, an electronic potato grading line, a peppermint oil mini still, seed cleaning and handling room, covered equipment storage, mechanic's shop, pesticide storage and wet & dry labs.
Center researchers have access to field equipment including small tractors, row-crop implements, a research cereal combine and grain drill, and equipment needed to plant and harvest multiple vegetable crops.
Custom-made research chemigation and irrigation equipment, small-plot pesticide application equipment, and commercial farm implements are also available. For forage research, a small-plot forage harvester and forage drying facility are available.
Conference facilities available are the John Staunton Tulelake Agriculture Conference Room that accommodates 160 people, the Winema Elevator Conference Room capable of accommodating 20 people, and a catering kitchen. Both conference rooms feature the latest audio/visual equipment coupled with high-speed Internet access, enabling advanced teleconferencing abilities. Contact Laurie Askew at email@example.com or 530/667-5117 for a reservation information packet.