Research Events

Field Days

The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences 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, contact 919-515-2717, 8 am to 5 pm, at least two weeks before the event.

Field Day Date Location Information
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,
828-684-3562. Schedule of events.
Peanut Field Day Thursday, September 6, 2018
8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Peanut Belt Research Station,
112 Research Station Lane,
Lewiston-Woodville, NC
David Jordan,,
Pollinator Field Day Saturday, September 8, 2018
1:00 p.m.
Piedmont Research Station
8530 Sherrills Ford Road
Salisbury, NC
Teresa Herman, 704-278-2624
7th Southeastern NC Peanut Field Day Tuesday, September 11, 2018
10:00 a.m.
Border Belt Tobacco Research Station
86 Border Belt Drive
Whiteville, NC
David Jordan,,
Cotton Field Day (Cancelled) Thursday, September 13, 2018
8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Upper Coastal Plain Research Station
Rocky Mount, NC
Keith Edminsten,
Piedmont Soybean Field Day Wednesday, October 3, 2018
7:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Piedmont Research Station
Salisbury, NC
Rachel Vann, 919-616-6775,
To register, click here.
Sweetpotato Field Day (Cancelled) Thursday, October 4, 2018
2:45 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Cunningham Research Station
Kinston, NC
Anders Huseth,
Beef Cattle Field Day Saturday, October 6, 2018
Starting at 9:00 a.m.
Upper Mountain Research Station
Laurel Springs, NC
Tracy Taylor,
Poinsettia Open House: Industry Thursday, November 29, 2018
9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
JC Raulston Arboretum
Raleigh, NC
Barbara Fair,
Poinsettia Open House: Consumer Sunday, December 2, 2018
1:00 to 5:00 p.m.
JC Raulston Arboretum
Horticulture Field Lab
Raleigh, NC

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