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Ag in the Foothills Field Day

Join us for a public event at the East Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center – Blount Unit on Thursday, October 14, 2021, from 7:30 to 11:55 a.m.

Program

7:30 a.m. Registration

  • Complimentary coffee and biscuits
  • Trade show available — register to win products/services prizes at booths

8:30 a.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks

  • Hongwei Xin, AgResearch Dean
  • Ashley Stokes, Extension Dean

9:05–11:55 a.m. Program

Topics include:

  • Backyard Agriculture
    • Backyard Poultry
    • Composting 101
    • Home Fruit Production
  • Beef and Forage Production Practices
    • Restoring Tall Fescue and Orchardgrass Pastures by Interseeding Alfalfa
    • Retail Meat Sales
    • A Good Fence Starts with the Foundation
  • Farmer Veteran Coalition Meeting
Cattle