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CABNR/NAES/UNCE Main Station - Field Day 2014

 

Bio-fuels tour to the algae ponds.The University of Nevada, Reno’s Nevada Agricultural Experiment Station, the College of Agriculture, Biotechnology and Natural Resources (CABNR), and the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension (UNCE) will be hosting their annual Field Day on Saturday, September 20th, 2014.

 

The event is open to the general public from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm and located off Reno’s Clean Water Way, near the intersection of East McCarran and Mill Street.

 

Here is your opportunity to tour Wolf Pack Meats, visit a variety of alternative crop projects, learn more about bio-fuels and livestock production, and participate in a short wine tasting class.

 

In addition to tours, students and faculty will be presenting their research; UNCE will be presenting their Herds to Harvest, Master Gardener, Living with Fire, and Radon Detection programs; and representatives from the High Desert Farming Initiative will be discussing different techniques to extend the growing season in Northern Nevada.

 

Plus, don’t forget the kids! Children are welcome to participate in hands-on science, 4-H activities, hay rides and souvenir shingle branding. This year’s annual plant sale will feature desert cacti and succulents. Lunch will be available for purchase from our own Wolf Pack Meats.

 

Wines produced at Valley Road Field StationChildren's area demostrations

 

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WHERE: Nevada Agricultural Experiment Station's Main Station Field Lab, Reno, Nevada [ View Map  ]

WHEN: Saturday, September 20, 2014

TIME: 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Tour Schedule: TBA

 

For more information contact: Lindsey Barnes at 775-784-1660 or lbarnes@cabnr.unr.edu .

 

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