College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences

Small Farms Field Day

  Small Farms Field Day Logo

Thurs., June 23, 2022 
8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

N.C. A&T State University Farm 
3136 McConnell Road 
Greensboro, NC 27405 

Registration required by June 20; register now!

Rain or Shine  * Lunch Provided

Demonstrations

  • Organic and conventional high tunnel vegetables: tomato, pepper, eggplant, melon and specialty melons, watermelon, winter melon, bitter melon, luffa  
  • Organic ginger in high tunnels 
  • High tunnel design, structure and automation 
  • Bamboo update: where are we after four years? 
  • Pigmented and degradable mulch for watermelon and tomato

Displays/posters

  • Hemp regulation in North Carolina and hemp research at N.C. A&T 
  • Preventing secondary injuries in the agricultural workplace 
  • Ergonomic tools 
  • High tunnel fruit quality 
  • High tunnel enterprise budget 
  • Sustainable agriculture research and education program 
  • The Small Farms Resource and Innovation Center  
  • The Next Generation Technology of Sustainable Agriculture Conference 
  • Avian flu 
  • Genetics of parasite resistance and sustainable small ruminants 
  • Nutrition of supporting milk in swine for health of neonates 
  • and more… 

Contact

Victoria Weeks 
vnweeks@ncat.edu
 
(336) 285-4661

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, {N.C. Cooperative Extension or NC State} will honor requests for reasonable accommodations made by individuals with disabilities. Please direct accommodation requests to: Sanjun Gu, Ph.D., (336) 285-2333 or sgu@ncat.edu. Requests can be served more effectively if notice is provided at least 10 days before the event.   Read more at:    https://evaluation.ces.ncsu.edu/statements/