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
Malt Barley Field Tour Monday, April 23, 2018
9:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Oxford Research Station
125 Oxford Outer Loop
Oxford, NC
Call 919-603-1350 for more information and to make a reservation.
 Discover Ag Days
(Rowan County 4th Graders)
Tuesday, April 17, 2018 and Wednesday, April 18, 2018
8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Piedmont Research Station
8530 Sherrills Ford Road
Salisbury, NC
Teresa Herman, teresa.herman@ncagr.gov
704-278-2624
Erosion Control Field Day Thursday, May 3, 2018
8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Booth Field Learning Lab
4000 Chi Road
Raleigh, NC 27603
For more information and to register click here.
Small Grain Field Day Friday, May 4, 2018
TBD
Mountain Horticultural Crops
455 Research Drive
Mills River, NC 28759
Jeff Chandler, jeff_chandler@ncsu.edu
828-684-3562
Blueberry Field Day Sunday, May 20, 2018
3:00 – 6:00 pm
Horticultural Crops Research Station
Ideal Tract Farm (Holly Shelter Road)
Castle Hayne, NC 28759
Bill Cline
910-675-2314
Milk Quality Workshop Thursday, June 14, 2018
TBD
Piedmont Research Station
8530 Sherrills Ford Road
Salisbury, NC
Teresa Herman, teresa.herman@ncagr.gov
704-278-2624
Landscape Color and Professional Field Day Wednesday, June 27, 2018
8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Advanced registration encouraged.
JC Raulston Arboretum
Raleigh, NC
Chris Glenn, ctglenn@ncsu.edu, 919-513-7005
Barbara Fair, fair@ncsu.edu
For more information and to register click here
Peach Field Day Wednesday, July 11, 2018
TBD
Sandhills Research Station
2148 Windblow Road
Jackson Springs, NC 27281
Jeremy Martin, jeremy_martin@ncsu.edu
Mountain Research Station Field Day Thursday, July 19, 2018
Registration at 1:30 and program starting at 2:30 p.m.
Mountain Research Station
265 Test Farm Road
Waynesville, NC
Katie Bean, katie.beam@ncagr.gov
Will Morrow, will.morrow@ncagr.gov
828-456-3943
Blackland Farm Managers Tour Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018
8:00 a.m.
2200 Respess Road
Pinetown, NC 27865
Rod Gurganus,
252-943-5832
Turfgrass Field Day Wednesday, August 8, 2018
8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Lake Wheeler Road Field Lab
Raleigh, NC
Jim Kerns, jpkerns@ncsu.edu
Nursery Crop Field Day Wednesday August 8, 2018 Horticultural Crops Research Station
Castle Hayne, NC
Deanny Lauderdale, danny_lauderdale@ncsu.edu,
252-237-0111
Stevia Field Day (Tentative) Thursday, August 9, 2018 Horticultural Crops Research Station
Clinton, NC
David Shew,
919-515-6811
Dairy Field Day (Tentative) Thursday, August 16, 2018
TBD
Piedmont Research Station
8530 Sherrills Ford Road
Salisbury, NC
Teresa Herman, teresa.herman@ncagr.gov
704-278-2624
Tomato Field Day Thursday, August 16, 2018
8:00 a.m. to 1:00 pm
Mountain Horticultural Crops
455 Research Drive
Mills River, NC 28759
Jeff Chandler, jeff_chandler@ncsu.edu
828-684-3562
Peanut Field Day Thursday, September 6, 2018
from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Peanut Belt Research Station,
112 Research Station Lane,
Lewiston-Woodville, NC
David Jordan, 919-515-4068
Cotton Field Day Thursday, September 13, 2018
8:30 a.m. – 5:00 pm
Upper Coastal Plain Research Station
Rocky Mount, NC
Keith Edminsten, kledmist@ncsu.edu
Beef Cattle Field Day Saturday, October 6, 2018
Starting at 9:00 a.m.
Upper Mountain Research Station
Laurel Springs, NC
Tracy Taylor, tracy.taylor@ncagr.gov
Poinsettia Open House: Industry Thursday, November 29, 2018
9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
JC Raulston Arboretum
Raleigh, NC
Barbara Fair, fair@ncsu.edu
Poinsettia Open House: Consumer Sunday, December 2, 2018
1:00 to 5:00 p.m.
JC Raulston Arboretum
Horticulture Field Lab
Raleigh, NC

Please contact Laina Stensvold, llstensv@ncsu.edu, with corrections for this listing.
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