Research Events

Field Days

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. Information is tentative and subject to change.

Please Note: If you wish to participate in a field day and have a disability or desire any assistive devices, services or other accommodations 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
Tree Fruit Pruning and Training Workshop Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017, starting at 10 a.m. Central Crops Research Station,
13223 U.S. 70 Bus Hwy West,
Mike Parker,
Small Grain Field Day, Washington County Friday, Feb 10, 2017, starting at 8:30 a.m. Vernon James Center,
Tidewater Research Station,
Plymouth, NC
Angela Post,
Northeast Small Grain Field Day, Perquimans County Thursday, Feb 23, 2017, starting at 9:30 a.m.
White Hat Seed Co.,
102 White Hat Road,
Hertford, NC
Al Wood,
Small Grain Field Day, Robeson County Thursday, March 9, 2017, starting at 10 a.m. TBA
Bioenergy Research and Industry Day Thursday, March 23, 2017,
8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Jim Martin Building,
NC State Fairgrounds,
Raleigh, NC
Allison Medlin,
Farm Animal Days March 29-31, 2017, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Beef Unit,
Lake Wheeler Road Field Lab,
4505 Mid Pines Road,
Raleigh, NC
Brent Jennings,
Wolfpack Roundup, Student Livestock Sale Saturday, April 8, 2017, starting at 11 a.m. Beef Unit,
Lake Wheeler Road Field Lab,
4505 Mid Pines Road,
Raleigh, NC
Gary Gregory,
Malting Barley Field Day Friday, April 21, 2017, starting at 10 a.m. Umstead Research Farm,
650 Roberts Chapel Road,
Stem, NC
Gary Cross,
Small Grain Field Day, Union County Wednesday, April 26, 2017, starting at 10 a.m. TBA Angela Post, 919-515-5824
Small Grain Field Day, Rowan County Thursday, May 11, 2017, registration at 9 a.m. Piedmont Research Station,
8350 Sherrills Ford Road,
Salisbury, NC
Angela Post,
Sandhills Turfgrass Field Day and Conference Wednesday, June 14, 2017, starting at 8:15 a.m. Sandhills Research Station,
2148 Windblow Road,
Jackson Springs, NC
Susana Mila-Lewis,
Dairy Field Day Wednesday, July 12, 2017,
starting at 10 a.m.
Piedmont Research Station,
8350 Sherills Ford Road,
Salisbury, NC
Teresa Herman,
Mountain Research Station Field Day Tuesday, July 18, 2017,
registration at 1:30 and program starting at 2:30 p.m.
Mountain Research Station,
265 Test Farm Road,
Waynesville, NC
Kaleb Rathbone,
Organic Grain Crops Field Day Thursday, July 20, 2017,
starting at 10 a.m. (tentative)
Upper Coastal Plain Research Station,
2811 Nobles Mill Pond Road,
Rocky Mount, NC
Molly Hamilton,
Blackland Farm Managers Tour Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017 Green Valley Farms,
Columbia, NC
Rod Gurganus,
Turfgrass Field Day Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017 Lake Wheeler Road Field Lab,
Raleigh, NC
Rick Brandenburg,
Peanut Field Day Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017 Peanut Belt Research Station,
112 Research Station Lane,
Lewiston-Woodville, NC
David Jordan, 919-515-4068
Southeast Peanut Field Day Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017 Border Belt Research Station,
86 Border Belt Drive,
Whiteville, NC
David Jordan,