NC State University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

 

2016 Field Day/Event Calendar

The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at North Carolina State University sponsors field days on agricultural commodities ranging from apples and cotton to tomatoes, turf and sweet potatoes. We will list field day information as it becomes available throughout the year.

Please Note: If you wish to participate in a field day and have a disability or desire any assistive devices, services or other accommodations in order to participate, please contact 919.515.2717 during business hours of 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at least two weeks before the event to request accommodations.

 

 

Field Day

Date

Location

Information

Peach Production Workshop

Monday, Jan. 25
1-4 p.m.

Sandhills Research Station
2148 Windblow Road
Jackson Springs, NC

Jeremy Martin,
910-974-4673
or lpburns@ncsu.edu

Small Grain Field Day, Northeast Ag Expo

Thursday, Feb. 25
10 a.m.
(Alternate Date: March 10)

www.ncneagexpo.com

3037 W Main Street Extension
Elizabeth City NC 27909

Al Wood
252-338-3954
al_wood@ncsu.edu

Wolfpack Roundup,
Student Livestock Sale

Saturday, April 9
11 a.m.

Beef Unit
Lake Wheeler Road Field Lab
4505 Mid Pines Road
Raleigh, NC

Gary Gregory
919-515-4027
gary_gregory@ncsu.edu

Farm Animal Days

Wednesday- Friday, April 13-15,
9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Beef Unit
Lake Wheeler Road Field Lab
4505 Mid Pines Road
Raleigh, NC

Brent Jennings
919-515-4467
brent_jennings@ncsu.edu

Small Grain Field Day,
Central Piedmont

Thursday, April 21
Registration: 11 a.m.
Program: 11:30 a.m.

Piedmont Research Station
8350 Sherills Ford Road
Salisbury, NC
map

Joe Hampton
704-278-2624
Piedmont.ResSt@ncagr.gov

Small Grain Symposium,
Coastal Plain

Tuesday, April 26
4 p.m.

Southeastern NC Agricultural Events Center
1027 US Hwy 74 East
Lumberton, NC 28358

Mac Malloy
910-671-3276 mac_malloy@ncsu.edu

Small Grain Field Day,
Southern Piedmont

Tuesday, May 3
10 a.m.

20 Caulde
Peachland, NC

Andrew Baucom
704-282-3739

Small Grain Field Day,
Tidewater

Thursday, May 12
9 a.m.

3370 Beech Ridge Road
Belhaven, NC 27810

Rod Gurganus
252-943-5832
rod_gurganus@ncsu.edu

Farm to Fork event

Sunday, June 5
Afternoon

Breeze Family Farm Center
4909 Walnut Grove Church
Hurdle Mills, NC
Orange County
map

Mike Ortosky
919-270-6528

Sandhills Turfgrass Field Day

Wednesday, June 15
8 a.m. to noon

Sandhills Research Station
2148 Windblow Road
Jackson Springs, NC

Jeremy Martin
910-974-4673

Landscape Color Field Day

TBA

JC Raulston Arboretum and Horticulture Field Lab
Raleigh, NC

Brian Whipker
919-515-5374

Precision Ag Field Day

Thursday, June 23

Tidewater Research Station
Plymouth, NC

Jewell Tetterton
252-793-4118

NC Tobacco Tour

TBA

Multiple locations in eastern NC

Cover Crop Conference

July 18-19, please register at https://www.ncsu.edu/mckimmon/cpe/opd/CEFS/

July 19: Cherry Research Farm
Goldsboro, NC

Molly Hamilton
828-273-1041

Beef Cattle Field Day

Saturday, July 23

Cherry Research Farm
201 Stevens Mill Road
Goldsboro, NC

Andy Meier
252-922-0930

Northeast Ag Expo Field Day

Thursday, July 28
http://www.ncneagexpo.com

Lynn Hobbs Farms in Gates County
185 Spivey Road
Hobbsville, NC 27946

Al Wood
252-338-3954

Blacklands Farm Managers Tour

Wednesday, Aug. 3

Englehard, NC

Rod Gurganus
252-943-5832
rod_gurganus@ncsu.edu

Tomato and Vegetable Field Day

Tuesday, August 16
8 a.m. Registration

Mtn Horticultural Crops Research Station
74 Research Dr
Mills River, NC

Jeff Chandler
828-684-7197

Turfgrass Field Day

Wednesday, Aug. 10
Registration: 8 a.m.
Program: 8:30 a.m.

Lake Wheeler Road Field Laboratory
Raleigh, NC

Rick Brandenburg
919-515-8876
rick_brandenburg@ncsu.edu

Peanut Field Day

TBA

Peanut Belt Research Station
112 Station Lane
Lewiston-Woodville, NC

David Jordan
919-515-4068

Southeast Peanut Field Day

TBA

Border Belt Research Station
86 Border Belt Drive
Whiteville, NC

David Jordan
919-515-4068

Cotton Field Day

Thursday, Sept. 15
Registration: 11:45 a.m.
Tours: 1:30-4:30 p.m.
Closing remarks and door prizes: 4:30 p.m.

Upper Coastal Plain Research Station
2811 Nobles Mill Pond Road
Rocky Mount, NC

Keith Edmisten
919-515-4069

Soybean Breeding Field Day

TBA

TBA

Tommy Carter
919-513-1480

Sweet Potato Field Day

TBA

TBA

Jonathan Schultheis
919-515-1225

Poinsettia Field Day

TBA

Horticultural Field Lab
Beryl Road
Raleigh, NC

John Dole
919-515-3131

Tobacco Day

TBA

Johnston County Extension Center
2736 NC 210 Hwy
Smithfield, NC