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UT AgResearch 2018 Field Day Schedule, March-October



KNOXVILLE - University of Tennessee AgResearch has released the 2018 field day schedule, which includes 13 field days and four special events.

Field days are held at the 10 AgResearch and Education Centers located throughout the state. These events offer farmers, ranchers, gardeners, foresters and the general public a chance to see research findings, learn from university and industry experts and network with peers.

ut agresearch 2018 field day
Visitors to the Summer Celebration Lawn and Garden Show peruse ornamental displays. Summer Celebration is one of 17 field days and special events that UT AgResearch and Education Centers will host in 2018. Photo courtesy of UTIA.
 

The 2018 schedule features several new events, including a Beef Heifer Development School to be held in March at the Tennessee Beef Heifer Development Center in Lewisburg, and a trio of Horse Management Field Days – one for each region of the state.

2018 also marks the return of the biennial Milan No-Till Field Day. This event is always held on the fourth Thursday in July of even-numbered years.

More information about each field day will be posted closer to the scheduled time at the UT Institute of Agriculture “News and Announcements” https://ag.tennessee.edu/Pages/default.aspx site. You can also visit each AgResearch Center’s homepage or call their main office for details. Center addresses and phone numbers can be found at agresearch.tennessee.edu.

The complete schedule is as follows:

​​​​March 22
Field Days
Beef Heifer Development School
Beef Heifer Development Center (Lewisburg)

May 19
Tennessee Healthy Hardwoods
Forest Resources AgResearch and Education Center
Highland Rim Forest (Tullahoma)

June 19
Fruits of the Backyard
Middle Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center (Spring Hill)

June 21
Tobacco, Beef & More
Highland Rim AgResearch and Education Center (Springfield)

July 12
Summer Celebration
West Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center (Jackson)

July 26
Milan No-Till
AgResearch and Education Center at Milan

August 7
Steak and Potatoes
Plateau AgResearch and Education Center (Crossville)

August 30
Turf and Ornamental
East Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center - Plant Sciences Unit (Knoxville)

September 5
Cotton Tour
West Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center (Jackson)

September 13
Horse Management
UTIA Campus (Knoxville)

September 20
Horse Management
Middle Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center (Spring Hill)

September 27
Horse Management
Ames Plantation (Grand Junction)

October 11
Northeast Tennessee Beef Expo
AgResearch and Education Center at Greeneville

Special Events:
​​UT Gardens Green Industry - June 26, UT Gardens, Knoxville
UT Arboretum Butterfly Festival - August 4, Forest Resources AgResearch and Education Center - UT Arboretum (Oak Ridge)
Fall Gardeners Festival - August 28, Plateau AgResearch and Education Center (Crossville)
Fall Folklore Jamboree - October 20, AgResearch and Education Center at Milan

Published January 13, 2018








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