National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility Finalists Announced

Published 8-12-2008

The Department of Homeland Security announced the finalists for the possible location of the National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility (NBAF) in August of 2008. The five locations reported as finalists are:

  • Umstead Research Farm, Butner, N.C.; 195 acres of unimproved land in Granville County.
  • Texas Research Park, San Antonio, Texas; 100 acres within the 1,236-acre Texas Research Park in Bexar and Medina counties.
  • Manhattan Campus, Manhattan, Kan.; 45 acres adjacent to several Kansas State University research labs including the Biosecurity Research Institute.
  • South Milledge Avenue, Athens, Ga.; a 67-acre horse pasture in Athens-Clarke County.
  • Flora Industrial Park - Flora, Miss.; a 150-acre site in Madison County.