Aberdeen Twilight Tour
Enjoy a free meal and learn more about agriculture, gardening and more at the family-friendly biennial Aberdeen Twilight Tour.
Wednesday, July 17
Aberdeen Research and Extension Center
1693 S 2700 W, Aberdeen, ID 83210
This event provides a fun and educational learning experience for the greater eastern Idaho community. Activities will include information about the different agricultural and horticultural research projects and topics in the Eastern Idaho region and opportunities to visit with experts in gardening, food preservation and nutrition, 4-H, soil conservation and crop research.
A horse-drawn wagon ride will take visitors around Emeritus Professor Steve Love’s native plant domestication project, kids can play games like potato sack races and adults can try out their abilities at the strong-man/strong-woman challenge.
The Aberdeen Research and Extension Center is home to the University of Idaho wheat breeding program, USDA-ARS potato and barley breeding programs, USDA-NRCS Plant Materials Center, U of I Native Plant domestication program, the Idaho Wheat Quality Laboratory, small grains and potato pathology programs, and a cropping systems and alternative crops program. The center is also home to the National Small Grains Germplasm Collection where wheat, barley, rye, oats, rice and wild grain samples from all over the world are preserved and grown.
Questions? Contact Chad Jackson at 208-844-6316 or email@example.com.