NAES Field Day 2017


At Nevada Field Day, visitors will be treated to a variety of free activities and giveaways, and even some tasty food samples. As part of this year’s activities, local Restaurateur/Chefs Mark Estee and Clint Jolly will be demonstrating how to cook at home with healthy, local food. 4-H will provide several youth activities including a preview of this year’s national youth science day program "Incredible Wearables". Also, learn about drones and how they are used in Agriculture.

The University of Nevada, Reno event features demonstrations and hands-on activities focusing on the latest advancements in agriculture, horticulture, nutrition, natural resources and the environment. It is a collaborative project of the College of Agriculture, Biotechnology and Natural Resources; Nevada Agricultural Experiment Station; and University of Nevada Cooperative Extension.

This year’s event will be held at the University’s Main Station Field Lab, 5895 Clean Water Way in Reno, near the intersection of McCarran Boulevard and Mill Street. The University is celebrating its 61st year of students and faculty using this 800-acre ranch to provide education and research not only on raising and processing healthy cattle, but also on a variety of other important issues, including controlling noxious weeds, developing alternative low-water-use crops, and preserving air and water quality.

The event is free and open to the public. NO PETS OR ALCOHOL ALLOWED!

Date: 9/30/2017

Time: 9:00 am to 3: pm

Location: 5895 Clean Water Way, Reno, Nevada

For more information contact: cwallace@cabnr.unr.edu  Or  775-784-1660

Posted: Aug 7 2017   Last Updated: Aug 7 2017