2024 Tobacco, Beef and More Field Day Scheduled for June 27

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Summer Event Features Field Tours and Gardening Tips

SPRINGFIELD, Tenn. – Faculty and staff at the University of Tennessee Highland Rim AgResearch and Education Center are excited to host another informative Tobacco, Beef and More Field Day on Thursday, June 27, 2024. The event features a trade show as well as opportunities for tobacco farmers, beef producers and home gardeners to pick up some helpful tips.

Attendees will be able to choose from four tours throughout the daylong event, each with a certain theme. Field tours include the field crops tour, beef and forage tour, and a home and garden tour. The hemp production tour takes place in the afternoon, following a sponsored lunch. The trade show is open all morning for anyone interested in learning about general production and livestock agriculture.

This event is free and open to the public. Registration will begin at 8 a.m. CDT at the assembly area at 3406 Oakland Road in Springfield, Tennessee. The first tours depart at 8:45 a.m.

Visit agresearch.tennessee.edu/field-days for more details about the 2024 UT Institute of Agriculture Field Days. You can also contact your county UT Extension office or contact the Highland Rim AgResearch and Education Center at 615-382-3130. To request accommodation for accessibility, contact the Highland Rim AgResearch and Education Center office. 

The Highland Rim AgResearch and Education Center is located at 3181 Experiment Station Road in Springfield, Tennessee. It is accessible from both Interstate 24 and Interstate 65. More information, including detailed directions, can be found at highlandrim.tennessee.edu.

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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