University of Maryland Extension

2013 Mt Top Fruit & Vegetable Conference

When: 
Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013 (All day)
Where: 
Garrett College Cont. Education Building
Address: 
Garrett College
687 Mosser Rd
McHenry, MD 21550
United States
Event Type: 
Presenter: 
William Lantz, Extension Educator
Description/Notes: 

2013 Mt. Top Fruit and Vegetable Conference

Saturday, January 26, 2013

Garrett College, Continuing Education

687 Mosser Road, McHenry, MD

$15.00 All day includes lunch

No-Charge after 1pm for Gap Training

 

8:30am  Registration

 

9:00am  Welcome

 

9:05 am GAP Survey – Donna Pahl, Faculty Research Assistant, GAPs Educator, University of Maryland

 

9:30 am Session I

Room A - Compost and Row Covers for Nutrient and Cucumber Beetle Management in Organic Cucurbits

Dr. Elsa Sanchez, Associate Professor of Horticultural Systems Management, Penn State

Room B - A New Look at the Matted Row for Spring bearing Strawberries

Harry Swartz, Five Aces Breeding

 

10:20 am Session II

Room A - Sweet Corn Cultivar Trial

Dr. Elsa Sanchez, Associate Professor of Horticultural Systems Management, Penn State

Room B - Cucurbit Diseases (powdery mildew, etc)

Kathryne L. Everts, Extension Specialist, Plant Pathology University of Maryland

 

11:10am  Session III

Room A - Bell Pepper Production

Dr. Elsa Sanchez, Associate Professor of Horticultural Systems Management, Penn State

Room B - Tomato Disease – Outside and High Tunnels

Kathryne L. Everts, Extension Specialist, Plant Pathology University of Maryland

 

12:00pm  Lunch

 

1:00 pm Session IV

Room A - Water Quality for Vegetable Production (Participant will receive Food Safety Certification for Country Side Produce Auction)

                Donna Pahl, Faculty Research Assistant, GAPs Educator, University of Maryland

Room B - Basic Soil Fertility and Fertilization for Beginning Vegetable Producers

                Willie Lantz, Extension Educator, University of Maryland Extension – Garrett County

 

1:50 pm Session V

Room A - Potato Production

                Sudeep Mathews, Extension Educator, University of Maryland Extension - Dorchester County

Room B - High Tunnel Production for Beginners

                Willie Lantz, Extension Educator, University of Maryland Extension – Garrett County

 

2:40pm  Session VI

Room A - Weed Control in Vegetables

                Sudeep Mathews, Extension Educator, University of Maryland Extension - Dorchester County

Room B - Making Marketing Choices

                Cheryl DeBerry, Natural Resources Business Specialist, Garrett Co., MD Economic Development

 

Registration Information

                Call the Garrett County Extension Office to Register at 301-334-6960.  The registration fee of $15 per person can be paid at the door.   Lunch will be provided.  Vendors with seed, chemicals and supplies will be on hand.  If you would like a vendor table please call the Extension Office.

Cost: 
$15.00 includes lunch
Contact: 
Willie Lantz
Contact Email: 
wlantz@umd.edu or susanp@umd.edu
Contact Phone: 
301-334-6960
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