An outreach tool for Jeanine Davis in the Department of Horticultural Science at North Carolina State University to share information from her agricultural research and extension programs on organic farming, medicinal herbs, hops, truffles, and other alternative crops.
Our Annual Tomato and Vegetable Field Day in Mills River
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August 8, 2013 Annual Tomato and Vegetable Field Day Mountain Horticultural Crops Research Station Mills River, NC
This annual field day will highlight all the tomato, vegetable, and specialty crop research being conducted by NC State University researchers. The event will open with a trade show and registration at 12:30 pm. The program will start at 1:00 pm and run till 5 or 5:30. Attendees will ride around the research station on wagons to all the research stops, so come prepared to be outside. If the weather cooperates and we have ripe fruit, we will have a tomato taste test for the heirloom-type hybrid tomatoes that Dr. Panthee has developed. We will include our hops and Echinacea research on this field day. The event will conclude with a pig pickin’ at Lake Julian. This event is sponsored by the North Carolina Tomato Growers Association. Directions: http://www.ncagr.gov/research/MountainHortDirections.htm