Green Valley Farms (GVF) is a 3,500 acre (mol) property located in Cleveland and McClain Counties, less than 15 minutes south of the University of Oklahoma’s Norman Campus, a comprehensive research university. The western boundary is a few hundred feet (and visible) from Interstate 35 and the entire property is contiguous and easily accessible. The GVF Living Laboratory is a developing and growing venue. Click on the button below to view the GVF Living Laboratory Concept graphics.
Warren and Jeri Thomas, owners of Green Valley Farms, are passionate about education, science & technology including providing career opportunities for entrepreneurship - expanding the possibilities for Oklahoma and beyond. The Thomas' see Green Valley Farms Living Laboratory as an ideal platform to fulfill this vision.
The opportunity for diverse utilization of GVF as a “Living Laboratory” include, but are not limited to, the following: precision agriculture, unmanned aerial and ground vehicles, hydrology, irrigated farmland, improved and native grasses, woodlands, and “critical habitat” for the creation of a wildlife corridor that features two endangered and one protected species, the bald eagle; all Federally-designated. There are nearly five (5) miles of river frontage (Canadian River), approximately two (2) miles of BNSF railroad, electric transmission lines and an underground pipeline.
GVF Vision for Research and Addressable Markets
As a "Living Laboratory," GVF is developing a location for a wide-range of demonstration projects, and a test bed for research and data collection, particularly for research universities and laboratories. It also provides a vitally important environment for technology-innovation and entrepreneurial- commercialization. Click here to view the GVF Living Laboratory Infrastructure Master Plan.
Some of the key aspects of the Green Valley Farms Living Laboratory for research and development are:
Green Valley Farms Living Laboratory presents compelling public, academic and private partnership potential for the unmanned and autonomous community. It is here that the “confluence” of stakeholders can collaborate while doing broadly-based testing and research. To view the GVF Living Laboratory Infrastructure Master Plan pictured below CLICK HERE or on the image.
The Bald Eagle
such as at GVF Living Laboratory
GVF Living Laboratory and its affiliate, Tinker Business & Industrial Park (TBIP), comprise an interconnected enterprise of opportunities for the facilitation and support of entrepreneurial, start-up companies and large, well-established companies to office, lab and flex space locations. CLICK HERE or on the TBIP logo above for more information on TBIP.
For more information, please click here or on the brochure cover to the left which provides a more detailed overview of the GVF Living Laboratory and the Addressable Markets.
located in Cleveland & McClain Counties, Oklahoma