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, a small 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or 530/667-5117 for a reservation information packet.