UT Announces 2021 field days

Jan 11, 2021


In expectation of a return to normality, University of Tennessee AgResearch is planning a full calendar of educational field days for 2021. The majority of the 19 events are currently scheduled to occur on site at UT AgResearch and Education Centers, with social distancing and other arrangements in place to ensure a safe environment for attendees.
 
The field days will take place at locations across the state, providing visitors a chance to see agricultural research in action, speak with university experts and network with industry professionals.
Because Tennessee agriculture is varied and extremely diverse, the topics covered by the UT AgResearch field days range from cattle and row crop production to maintenance of turf grasses, ornamental plants, fruit and vegetable crops and forestry. ​All field days are open to the public, and most are free to attend.
 
The complete AgResearch field day schedule begins in March and continues through October, as listed below. Please note, some dates and venues differ from the traditional past events. More detailed information about each event will be available closer to the field days scheduled time. Check in at agresearch.tennessee.edu/field-days to learn more. 
 
  • March 27 – TN Healthy Hardwood, Forest Resources AgResearch and Education Center (Oak Ridge)
  • First Tuesday April-Oct. – Turf Tuesdays, Monthy classes, online at http://tiny.utk.edu/TurfTuesday
  • June 15 – Fruits of the Backyard, Middle Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center (Spring Hill)
  • June 16 – Weed Tour, West Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center (Jackson)
  • June 24 – Tobacco, Beef & More, Highland Rim AgResearch and Education Center (Springfield)
  • June 29 – Green Industry Day, UT Gardens / Brehm Animal Science Arena (Knoxville)
  • July 8 – Summer Celebration, West Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center (Jackson)
  • August 26 - Turf & Ornamental, East Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center Plant Sciences Unit (Knoxville)
  • August 31 – Fall Gardener's Festival, Plateau AgResearch and Education Center (Crossville)
  • September 1 – Cotton Tour, West Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center (Jackson)
  • September 2 – Steak and Potatoes, Plateau AgResearch and Education Center (Crossville)
  • September 18 – UT Arboretum Butterfly Festival, Forest Resources AgResearch and Education Center-UT Arboretum Auditorium (Oak Ridge)
  • October 7-8 – Northeast TN Beef Expo, Northeast Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center (Greeneville)
  • October 7 – Horse Management, Brehm Animal Science Arena, UTIA Campus (Knoxville)
  • October 11 – Horse Management, West Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center (Jackson)
  • October 12 – Horse Management, Middle Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center (Spring Hil)l
  • October 14 –   Ag in the Foothills, East Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center (Blount Unit)
  • October 21 – Woods and Wildlife, Forest Resources AgResearch and Education Center (Oak Ridge Forest)
  • October 22 – Beef Heifer Development School, Middle Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center (Lewisburg)

 
 
 

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