Wed, Feb 8, 2017
Southern Maryland Vegetable and Fruit Meeting
Location: A-Maze-N-Place, Clements, MD
Start Time: 8:00 AM
End Time: 12 Noon (04:00 Duration)
Posted By: University of Maryland Extension St. Mary's County
Consumer demand for fresh and local fruit and vegetables continues to grow, and with increasing demand comes a great opportunity for local growers of fruits and vegetables. University and industry specialist will cover a range of topics including: 2017 In Review: Top Ten Crop Production Problems and Solutions; Climate Science for Farmers; Suppressing Multiple Pests in Vegetables Using Cover Crops; Cucumber Beetle Management; Water Use Survey; Food Safety Modernization Act; Soil pH, Micro-nutrients and Amendments; Sulfur Use in Vegetable Crops; and the Allium Leaf Miner.
The day will conclude with Nutrient Management and Pesticide Updates. Pesticide Re-certification and Nutrient Voucher Re-certification (2 credits) apply for ALL day attendance at this meeting.
Please call the UME-St. Mary's office at 301-475-4484 to register. Ticket fee is $15.00 and includes morning refreshments, a hot lunch and program materials.
Printed from the So. Md. Online Community Calendar