NC Tobacco Tour

North Carolina Tobacco Tour
July 20-21, 2015

The North Carolina Tobacco Tour is the combined effort of the Departments of Plant Pathology (Dr. Mina Mila), Crop Science (Dr. Loren Fisher), Entomology (Dr. Hannah Burrack), and Biological & Agricultural Engineering (Dr. Grant Ellington). The tour provides an opportunity to observe some of the tobacco research conducted by the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service and the North Carolina Agricultural Research Service. It is also an excellent opportunity to interact with one another and to observe North Carolina’s agriculture.

Tentative* Schedule of Events
*The website will be updated as full details become available. 

Monday, July 20
3:00 p.m. – Bio & Ag Engineering
New Barn Performance and Exhaust Air Heat Recovery System Evaluation
Edwards Farm
200 Salem Church Rd, Wendell, NC

6:30 p.m. Welcome Dinner

Tuesday, July 21
Morning:
Upper Coastal Plain Research Station
2811 Nobles Mill Pond Road
Rocky Mount, NC 27801

Afternoon:
Oxford Tobacco Research Station
300 Providence Road
Oxford, NC 27565

Hotel Suggestions (for Monday):
Quality Inn
4716 New Bern Avenue/US 64
Raleigh, NC 27612
Approximately 1 hour 15 minutes to the UCP Research Station

Country Hearth Inn of Knightdale
700 Money Court
Knightdale, NC 27545
Approximately 1 hour to the UCP Research Station

Hampton Inn of Rocky Mount
530 Winstead Avenue
Rocky Mount, NC 27803
Approximately 20 minutes to UCP Research station

Register Here:

NC Tobacco Tour 2015 Registration

Please register by July 17th.