University of Maryland Extension

Research tour: Best Management Practices for Substrate, Water and Nutrient Management of Urban Farming Systems

When: 
Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Where: 
Research Greenhouse Complex, University of Maryland, College Park, MD
Address: 
University of Maryland, College Park
Research Greenhouse Complex
College Park, MD 20740
United States
Presenter: 
Dr. John Lea-Cox and Dr. Andrew Ristvey
Description/Notes: 
Research tour: Best Management Practices for Substrate, Water and Nutrient Management of Urban Farming Systems
 
Feb 28, 2019
5 to 8 PM
Research Greenhouses, University of Maryland, College Park, MD (click here for Google Maps link)
 
Come see first-hand the on-going research and preliminary results of comparisons of urban growing media substrates. Hear about best practices for organic rooftop urban farming to maximize stormwater retention while minimizing nutrient leaching. 
Light refreshments will be provided. Free parking information will be provided after registration. Please pre-register online here.
Photo credit: Taken by Neith Little at UpTop Acres, Washington, DC
This event is paid for in part by a grant from the University of Maryland, Integrated Agriculture and Natural Resources Extension and Research Program. 

The University of Maryland, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources programs are open to all and will not discriminate against anyone because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, religion, ancestry, or national origin, marital status, genetic information, or political affiliation, or gender identity and expression.

Los programas del Colegio de Agricultura y Recursos Naturales de la Universidad de Maryland están abiertos a todos y no discriminará contra nadie debido a raza, edad, sexo, color, orientación sexual, discapacidad física o mental, religión, descendencia, origen nacional, estatus matrimonial, información genética

For questions about accessibility, or requests for accommodations, please contact Neith Little at nglittle@umd.edu or 410-856-1850 x123.

Cost: 
Free
Contact: 
Neith Little
Contact Email: 
nglittle@umd.edu
Contact Phone: 
410-856-1850 x123
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