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2017 Field Days, Seminars, Workshops & Related Events
for farmers and other agriculture professionals

Updated: Jan. 23, 2017

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All Field Days are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.

NOTICE TO ALL STATION VISITORS

In accordance with our statewide biosecurity measures to prohibit the introduction of undesirable pathogens to our herds, crops and plants, all station visitors must sign a waiver assuring us you have not traveled out of the United States within 72 hours of your Research Station visit.

Save time at Field Day registration: access the form online — print it and bring it with you.


January 2017

Tree Fruit Pruning and Training Workshop

Saturday, Jan. 28
10 a.m.

Central Crops Research Station
13223 US 70 Bus Hwy West
Clayton

Mike Parker
919-515-1198

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February 2017

Small Grain Field Day Washington County

Friday, Feb 10
8:30 a.m.

Vernon James Center
Tidewater Research Station
Plymouth, NC

Angela Post
919-515-5824

NE Small Grain Field Day
Perquimans County
www.ncneagexpo.com

Thursday, Feb 23
9:30 a.m.

White Hat Seed Company
102 White Hat Road
Herford, NC
Al Wood
252-338-6442

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March 2017

Small Grain Field Day
Robeson County

Thursday, March 9
10 a.m.

TBA

 

Bioenergy Research Initiative Research & Industry Update meeting

Thursday, March 23
8 a.m.

Jim Martin Building
State Fairgrounds

Allison Medlin 919-693-2483

Farm Animal Days Wednesday, March 29
Thursday, March 30
Friday, March 31
9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Beef Unit
Lake Wheeler Road Field Lab
4505 Mid Pines Road
Raleigh, NC

Brent Jennings
919-515-4467

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April 2017

Wolf Pack Roundup,
Student Livestock Sale

Saturday, April 8
11 a.m.

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

Gary Gregory
919-515-4027

Small Grain Field Day,
Union County
Monday, April 10
8 a.m.
7612 Haigler Gin Rd.,
Monroe, NC
Angela Post
919-515-5824

Malting Barley Field Day

Friday, April 21
10 a.m.

Umstead Research Farm
650 Roberts Chapel Rd
Stem, NC

Gary Cross
919-603-1350

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May 2017

NC Angus Association Spring Fever Sale Saturday, May 6 Upper Piedmont Research Station
1944 Wentworth Rd
Reidsville, NC
Joe French
336-349-8347

Small Grain Field Day,
Rowan County

Thursday, May 11
9 a.m.

Piedmont Research Station
8350 Sherills Ford Rd
Salisbury, NC

Angela Post
919-515-5824

Farm Safety Day Thursday, May 11
8:45 a.m. to 2:45 p.m.
Upper Mountain Research Station
8004 NC Hwy. 88 East
Laurel Springs, NC
Ashe County Extension
336-846-5850

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June 2017

Sandhills Turfgrass Field Day and Conference Wednesday, June 14
8:15 a.m.
Sandhills Research Station
2148 Windblow Road, Jackson Springs, NC
Susana Mila-Lewis
919-515-3196

NC A&T Small Farm Field Day

Thursday, June 15
8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

NC A&T University Farm
3136 McConnell Rd
Greensboro

 

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July 2017

Dairy Research and Extension Workgroup Wednesday, July 12
10 a.m.
Piedmont Research Station
8350 Sherrills Ford Rd
Salisbury, NC 28147
Teresa Herman 704-639-7640
Nancy Keith 704-873-0507

Mountain Research Station Field Day

Tuesday, July 18
Registration at 1:30 p.m.
Program at 2:30 p.m.

Mountain Research Station
265 Test Farm Rd
Waynesville, NC

Kaleb Rathbone
818-456-3943

Organic Grain Crops Field Day Thursday, July 20
1 p.m.

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

Molly Hamilton
828-702-5404

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August 2017

Blacklands Farm Managers Tour

Wednesday, Aug. 2

Green Valley Farms
Columbia, NC

Rod Gurganus
252-943-5832

Apple Field Day Thursday, Aug. 3 Mountain Horticultural Crops Research and Extension Center
455 Research Drive
Mills River, NC
Jeff Chandler
828-684-3562

Turfgrass Field Day

Wednesday, Aug. 9

Lake Wheeler Road Field Lab
Raleigh, NC

Rick Brandenburg
919-515-8876

Tomato Field Day Thursday, Aug. 10 Mountain Horticultural Crops Research and Extension Center
455 Research Drive
Mills River,NC
Jeff Chandler
828-684-3562

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September 2017

Peanut Field Day

Thursday, Sept 7

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

David Jordan
919-515-4068

SE Peanut Field Day

Tuesday, Sept 12

Border Belt Research Station
86 Border Belt Drive
Whiteville, NC

David Jordan
919-515-4068

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October 2017

TBA      

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November 2017

TBA      

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December 2017

TBA      

 

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NCDA&CS Research Stations Division, Alexander M. Stewart, Ph.D., Director
Mailing Address: 1001 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699-1001
Physical Address:2 W. Edenton Street, Raleigh, NC 27601
Phone: (919) 707-3236   FAX: (919) 733-1754



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