Jodie, AFES direct, sits on a green tractor wearing a dark blue sweatshirt, brown pants, and orange ear protection. She is smiling

2024 UAF Research Field Days

Join UAF researchers for a field day at our experiment farms! Tour the fields and farms and learn through presentations, tours and discussions about how we are working to improve the lives of Alaskans.

Farmers, community leaders and the general public are invited to this free educational event. Each field day will include a schedule of talks presented by researchers. A map and schedule will be provided.

All children must be accompanied by an adult. Please no dogs.

Accommodation requests related to a disability should be made five business days in advance to Laura Weingartner at 907-474-5211 or lgweingartner@alaska.edu. Language access services, such as interpretation or translation of vital information, will be provided free of charge to limited English proficient individuals upon request to amnorris2@alaska.edu. UAF is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, educational institution and provider and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual: www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination.

Fields of different varieties of barley on a cloudy day

Fairbanks Experiment Farm

Tuesday, July 30

2 p.m.-6 p.m.

2180 W Tanana Drive, Fairbanks, AK 99775
Aerial view of the Fairbanks Experimental Farm with UAF campus and hills behind it

Topics include

Vegetable varietal trials 

Grain & oilseed variety trials

Cover crops & soil health

Small grains breeding program & nursery

Invasive species management & herbicide use

Greenhouse plant production

Botanical garden tours

Animal nutrition workshop

 

Read more about each topic here

Visit the Facebook event here

Matanuska Experiment Farm

Thursday, August 1

9 a.m.-3 p.m.

1509 S Georgeson Drive, Palmer AK 99645
Aerial view of the Matanuska Farm on a sunny day with a snow capped mountain in the distance

Topics include

Grain & oilseed variety trials

Cover crops & soil health

Invasive species management & herbicide use

Cover crops & soil health

Hazelnut trials

Peony fertilization

Community garden tours

Biochar soil application trials

 

Read more about each topic here

Visit the Facebook event here