University of Maryland Extension

3rd Annual Eastern Shore Potato Field Workshop

When: 
Thursday, Jul. 10, 2014 - 4:00pm to 7:00pm
Where: 
Near North Dorchester High School
Address: 
East New Market/ Rhodesdale Road
Hurlock, MD 21643
United States
Presenter: 
Sudeep Mathew
Description/Notes: 

Come, see and feel new potato genotypes of table stock and processing tubers in varying colors of purple, red, and yellow.  

Anyone who is growing potatoes or interested to grow potatoes should attend this meeting.

Topics will include: Know your yield robber - Strategies for a weed management program, Improving tuber quality by targeted calcium nutrition, Blight, scab and other maladies, Nutrient management considerations for potato production and Updates on insect management.

There will be a Question and Answer session afterwards as well as a BBQ dinner.

This event is free and open to the public.  Contact Rhonda Barnhart at 410-228-8800 or rbarnhar@umd.edu for registration, details and directions or register online at http://extension.umd.edu/dorchester-county/potato-field-workshop.  Registration deadline is Thursday, July 3, 2014.

Cost: 
Free
Contact: 
Rhonda Barnhart
Contact Email: 
rbarnhar@umd.edu
Contact Phone: 
410-228-8800
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