Alabama Agricultural Experiment Station
Three research units in the Alabama Agricultural Experiment Station system have certified organic research plots and focus on applied research to support small-scale organic farmers. E.V. Smith Research Center Horticulture Unit
is a certified organic vegetable production area where research emphasis areas include certified organic vegetable production and sustainable agriculture. Research at the North Alabama Horticulture Research Center
is focused on no-till production of tomatoes, peppers, and sweet potatoes in organic systems. The Plant Science Research Center
on the Auburn University campus also conducts research in organic production.