Published on 09/08/11

UGA horticulture field day set for Oct. 7

By April Reese Sorrow

University of Georgia horticulture experts will highlight the latest information on a range of topics from honeybee management to organic vegetable production at the Ornamental Horticulture Research Field Day Friday, Oct. 7 on the UGA Horticulture Farm in Watkinsville, Ga.

Registration begins 8:30 a.m. Tours begin at 9 a.m., rain or shine. UGA faculty from the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences will be stationed throughout the farm to discuss current research projects.

An in-depth tour of pumpkin, vegetable and organic trials at 2 p.m. will allow participants to dig deeper into these research programs.

Registration is $25 per person and includes lunch. Participation is limited to the first 250 registrants. For more information, see the event’s website at

April R. Sorrow is a science writer with the University of Georgia Public Affairs Office.

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