Mark your calendar. The University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture has announced its schedule for field days and special events for 2007.

This year’s presentations include events designed to appeal to livestock and horticultural professionals as well as to homeowners.

The schedule also includes two popular heritage-based festivals and two lawn and gardening events. Plan to come and enjoy a pleasant day with expert speakers who share your interests.

Here are the topics, dates and locations:

• Turfgrass Field Day & Workshop, May 15-16, East Tennessee Research and Education Center, Knoxville.

• Dairy FUTURE, June 5-6, Dairy Research and Education Center, Lewisburg.

• Beef and Forage Field Day, June 14, East Tennessee Research and Education Center, Knoxville.

• Blooms Days Garden Festival & Marketplace, June 23-24, East Tennessee Research and Education Center, Knoxville.

• Tobacco, Beef and More, June 28, Highland Rim Research and Education Center, Springfield.

• Summer Celebration, July 12, West Tennessee Research and Education Center, Jackson.

• Tobacco and Forage Production, July 19, Research and Education Center at Greeneville.

• Making Forages Work, July 26, Middle Tennessee Research and Education Center, Spring Hill.

• Steak and Potatoes Field Day, Aug. 7, Plateau Research and Education Center, Crossville.

• Northeast Tennessee Beef Expo, Oct. 11, Research and Education Center at Greeneville.

• Heritage Festival, Oct. 13, Research and Education Center at Ames Plantation.

• Fall Folklore Jamboree, Oct. 20, Research and Education Center at Milan.

The research and education centers are part of the Tennessee Agricultural Experiment Station's statewide agricultural and natural resources research and outreach efforts.

Links to program details, including names of speakers and directions to the facilities, will be posted as available on the Web site: http://agriculture.tennessee.edu/news/FieldDays/