Horticulture Field Day

Thursday, June 28, 2018

Free Admission


Please pre-register for meal count: Email or Phone (903) 834-6191 by June 22nd.

*Handicapped parking is available.  Please call for any special needs.

Advisement!  This is a field event held rain or shine.  Please come prepared with proper attire, sturdy footwear, sunscreen, hats, umbrellas/parasols, etc.

Location:  Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center at Overton

 Field Tours

  •  8:30 am   Registration opens at the East Farm Area
  • 8:30 – 10:30 am  Tour of Ornamental Trials at the East Farm Area
  • 10:30 – 11:45 am  Tour of Ornamental Trials at the Demonstration Garden at the Main Building


  •  11:45 am – 1:00 pm  Sponsored BBQ lunch by the arbor at the Main Building (Texas A&M AgriLife Center).

Presentations   (Indoors in the Bruce McMillan, Jr. Auditorium)

  • 1:00 pm  The Labor Day Report- What survived the summer?

    • Dr. Brent Pemberton- Professor, Ornamental Horticulture and Plant Physiology
  • 1:30 pm  Latest Happenings at the Dallas Arboretum
    • Jenny Wegley- Vice President of Horticulture Operations at Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden
  • 2:00 pm  Thought for Food: A Green Industry
    • Daniel Cunningham- Horticulturist, Program Coordinator at Texas A&M AgriLife Research Water University
  • 2:30 pm  Rain Barrel Demonstration
    • Dotty Woodson- Extension Program Specialist at Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Water University