University of Maryland Extension

Mt. Top Fruit and Vegetable Meeting

When: 
Friday, Dec. 15, 2017 - 9:00am to 3:30pm
Where: 
Garrett College CTTC
Address: 
116 Industrial Dr
Accident, MD 21520
United States
Event Type: 
Description/Notes: 

 

Schedule

9:00 - 9:50    Session I

Cucurbit Vegetable Diseases

                Kate Everts, Extension Specialist, University of Maryland

Economics of Grafted Tomatoes in High Tunnels

                Willie Lantz, University of Maryland Extension

 

10:00 – 10:50  Session 2

Understanding the Food Safety Modernization Act – Post Harvest Produce Safety

Justine Beaulieu, University of Maryland

Are You Making Money? Planning and Tracking Profits in Vegetables

Willie Lantz, University of Maryland Extension

 

11:00 – 11:50  Session 3

Structuring your CSA Member Agreement

Nicole Cook, University of Maryland Agriculture Law Education Initiative

Cover Crops and Disease Suppression in Vegetable Crops

Kate Everts, Extension Specialist, University of Maryland

 

12:00 – 1:30                 Lunch and Keynote

Legal Considerations for Farm Marketing

Nicole Cook, University of Maryland Agriculture Law Education Initiative

 

1:30 – 2:20   Session 4

How to Use Effective Marketing to Maximize Sales at Farmers Markets

Shelley Brosius, Maryland Farmers Market Association

Winter Storage Crops

               Lewis Jett, Extension Specialist Horticulture, WVU

 

2:30 – 3:20   Session 5

Advancing Chemical Management and Cultural Control Strategies for Spotted Wing Drosophila

                Maggie Lewis, PhD Student, Department of Entomology, University of Maryland

Arielle Arsenault-Benoit, Faculty Research Assistant, Department of Entomology, UM

Lettuce and Greens Production

                Lewis Jett, Extension Specialist Horticulture, WVU

 

Vendors

Fruit and Vegetable Suppliers will be on hand to discuss products.

 

Registration

Call the Garrett County Extension Office at 301-334-6960 to register.  The preregistration fee is $15 and  $20 the day of the meeting.  You can pay the fee at the door.

Cost: 
Pre- Registration is $15.00 /At The Door is $20.00
Contact Phone: 
3013346960
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