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Gyeongsangbuk-do Agricultural Research & Extension Services : Helping farmers and Gyeongsangbuk-do residents find happiness

Since 1908, Gyeongsangbuk-do Agricultural Research & Extension Services has been a faithful companion of all farmers in Gyeongsangbuk-do.
Gyeongsangbuk-do Agricultural Research & Extension Services will never cease making progress with the aim of improving farmers’ livelihoods.
1900’s ~
  • April 1908 Daegu sub branch of the National Agricultural Research Institute (Wondae-dong, Daegu-bu) established
  • September 1910 Renamed Daegu Branch National Agricultural Research Institute
  • January 1914 Renamed Gyeongsangbuk-do Seed Farm
  • October 1932 Renamed Gyeongsangbuk-do Agricultural Experiment Station
  • May 1944 Renamed Daegu Branch Agricultural Experiment Station
  • August 1945 Renamed Daegu Branch of the Central Agricultural Experiment Station
  • April 1946 Renamed Daegu Branch of the National Agricultural Experiment Station
  • January 1949 Renamed Gyeongsangbuk-do Agricultural Technology Institute
  • September 1957 Renamed Gyeongsangbuk-do Agricultural Institute
  • April 1962 Re-launched as Gyeongsangbuk-do Rural Development Administration (incorporated as affiliated institution of the Agriculture Foundation Seed Station and Silkworm & Insect Management Center)
  • September 1970 Moved to current office building (189, Dongho-dong, Buk-gu, Daegu)
  • April 1974 Installed Northern Sub Branch Station of Rural Development Administration (Andong)
  • November 1988 Northern Sub Branch Farm renamed Northern Experiment Farm
1990’s ~
  • 1992. Regional Specialized Experimental Farm and Uiseong Experimental Peony Farm established
  • 1993. Seongju Fruit & Vegetable Experimental Farm and Cheongdo Experimental Peach Farm established
  • 1995. Yeongyang Experimental Pepper Farm established
  • 1996. Sangju Experimental Persimmon Farm established
  • 1997. Bonghwa Alpine Medicinal Experimental Farm established
  • October 1998 Renamed GBARES
  • 1999. Gumi Floriculture Experimental Farm and Punggi Experimental Ginseng Farm established
2000’s ~
  • February 2001 Agricultural Information Research Institute established
  • April 2001 Northern Experiment Farm renamed Bioresources Research Institute
  • April 2002 Uiseong Medicinal Herb Experiment Station renamed Institute for Natural Product Research
  • August 2008 Management Data Institute merged into GBARES headquarters
  • January 2013 Crop Research Department renamed Crop Cultivation Department, Instruction & Policy Department renamed Planning & Support Department, Technology Distribution Department renamed Technology Support Department, Rural Life Support Department renamed Livelihood Support Department
  • January 2013 Institute for Natural Product Research renamed Organic Agriculture Research Institute
  • January 2013 Bonghwa Alpine Medicinal Experimental Farm renamed Bonghwa Experimental Medicine Farm
  • September 2016 Experimental Farms all renamed research institutes (two research centers and seven experiment stations become nine research institutes)