2023 Horticultural Research Field Day

A photo showing the Woodman Horticultural Research Farm fields and staff buildings

2023 Horticultural Research Field Day, Sept. 27, 4–6 p.m., Woodman Horticultural Research Farm

A logo showing the state of New Hampshire with a cow, berries, trees, and a DNA molecule, and the text "Science: Locally Inspired" up the left side

About the Event

What is the NH Agricultural Experiment Station's Horticultural Research Field Day?

The NHAES Horticultural Research Field Day will highlight the more than a dozen research projects taking place at the Woodman Horticultural Research Farm, as well as introduce visitors to the researchers and the staff that help support these projects. This event is free and open to the public! Plenty of parking!

What will you learn at Horticultural Research Field Day?

You'll hear directly from the researchers engaged in horticultural and agricultural research that directly impacts New Hampshire and the Northeast. You'll learn about the industries that these projects tie into and support, the potential economic benefits to the state and region that the research will provide, and the science behind each research initiative and why it's important. You'll learn more about goals and mission of the NHAES and about recent and ongoing research that the Station supports spanning a multitude of disciplines, from aquaculture and forestry to water quality and soil health. And you'll meet COLSA students, staff and faculty who are focused on improving and advancing agriculture and environmental health in the Granite State.

What is the Woodman Horticultural Research Farm?

The 155-acre Woodman Horticultural Research Farm in Durham serves as a key research, teaching and outreach site at UNH for the production of horticultural and ornamental crops. Research at this farm focuses on everything from integrated pest management practices to season extension to variety trials of Northeastern crops, as well as plant breeding and high-tunnel growing. At the farm are multiple vineyards and crop fields, high-tunnels, greenhouses, and a conference/meeting building.

Event Information

When: Wednesday, Sept. 27, 4–6 p.m.
Where: Woodman Horticultural Research Farm, 70 Spinney Ln., Durham, NH 03824
What: Learn about the many horticultural and agricultural research projects occurring at UNH's Woodman Horticultural Research Farm from the NH Agricultural Experiment Station researchers running the studies!

Research Projects & Speakers

Take a Digital Tour of the Woodman Horticultural Research Farm

Use the digital map below to explore the Woodman Horticultural Research Farm and learn more about the research taking place there and the researchers working there.