2024 Green Industry Field Day Scheduled for June 27

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Event Registration Deadline is June 21

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — The Green Industry Field Day will be hosted by the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture and the Tennessee Nursery and Landscape Association. The event will take place on June 27, 2024, and participants will enjoy a variety of sessions that will take place beginning at the UT Gardens Friendship Pavilion and ending in the brand-new Agriculture and Natural Resources Building.

This annual field day offers participants a special opportunity to gain top-notch information and keep updated on a variety of topics from UTIA specialists to better your landscape, nursery or garden business center. Three morning sessions and four classroom-style afternoon sessions will be offered for industry professionals with topics ranging from pest management to the maintenance of fruit shrubs and trees in the landscape. For a full list of topics to be covered, please see the registration form.

Amy Fulcher, Extension specialist and professor in the Department of Plant Sciences, is excited about a new concept – a landscape contractor industry panel – at the 2024 Green Industry Field Day. Fulcher says “We will have the ever-popular walking tours at the UT Gardens with our fan favorite Extension specialists in turf, entomology, and pathology, as well as a technology and automation panel composed of East Tennessee landscape contractors!” Alicia Rihn, assistant professor in the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, will kick off the afternoon with a “2024 State of the Green Industry” synopsis.

This event will be held in person, so please register online here. Registration closes June 21, 2024. Check-in will begin promptly at 8 a.m. EDT at the Friendship Pavilion. The first session will begin at 8:30 a.m. with each session lasting about one hour. The field day concludes at 4:30 p.m.

Pesticide points (6) are approved for categories C3, C10 and C12.

The UT Gardens, Knoxville, is located at 2518 Jacob Drive and the Agriculture and Natural Resources Building is located on Joe Johnson Drive on the UTIA campus. For more details about the 2024 Field Days, visit agresearch.tennessee.edu/field-days or reach out to your local county Extension office.

The University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture is comprised of the Herbert College of Agriculture, UT College of Veterinary Medicine, UT AgResearch and UT Extension. Through its land-grant mission of teaching, research and outreach, the Institute touches lives and provides Real. Life. Solutions. to Tennesseans and beyond. utia.tennessee.edu

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Amy Fulcher

Department of Plant Sciences