University of Maryland Extension

Conferences


IPM Scouts' Training for Nurseries and Greenhouses
(Space limited to 20 participants: Program is Full)
March 4-8, 2019
Location: Gary J Arthur Community Center, Cooksville, MD
Link to Eventbrite to register with a credit card
Schedule and form to pay by check


LANDSCAPE and NURSERY

Maryland Christmas  Tree Association Winter Meeting
Saturday, February 23, 2019
Registration begins at 8 a.m. at Friendly Farms Restaurant (lower level), Upperco, MD
Contact info: MarylandCTA@outlook.com

Chesapeake Green Horticulture Symposium

February 20 - 21, 2019
Location: Maritime Institute, Linthicum Heights, MD

Maryland Department of Agriculture to Host Boxwood Blight Training
March 14, 2019
ANNAPOLIS, MD – The department’s Plant Protection & Weed Management program will host a boxwood blight training seminar on March 14 at 10 a.m. at the Maryland Department of Agriculture, 50 Harry S Truman Pkwy, Annapolis, in Room 112. Boxwood blight, an exotic fungal disease, is a serious concern for Maryland’s nursery industry. Occurrence of this disease has been increasing in the nursery trade and beyond.
 
The training will include a discussion on boxwood blight management, biology, exterior quarantines imposed by other states for boxwood plants leaving Maryland, new developments, and current issues facing the disease.
 
This free training is limited to 50 participants. If there are fewer than 15 attendees registered by March 5, the training may be cancelled. To register, please contact the department’s Plant Protection & Weed Management program at ppwm.mda@maryland.gov or 410-841-5920.
 

FALCAN Conference
March 15, 2019 
Location: Frederick Community College, Frederick, MD
Note: Due to the weather and Frederick Community College's decision to open late at 11 a.m., this program had to be cancelled on January 18th.

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