University of Maryland Extension

WMREC Horticultural Crops Twilight Meeting

Apple trellis/rootstock demonstration; photo by Edwin Remsberg
When: 
Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2015 - 5:00pm to 7:30pm
Where: 
Western MD Research and Education Center
Address: 
University of Maryland - WMREC
18330 Keedysville Road
Keedysville, MD 21756
United States
Event Type: 
Presenter: 
University of Maryland and Penn State Extension researchers and specialists
Description/Notes: 

This educational meeting is intended to provide producers the opportunity to get a firsthand look at several of the ongoing projects at the University of Maryland’s research facility in Keedysville.

Join us for udpates on:

  • Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB) and Spotted Wing Drosophila on vegetables and fruit
  • Pollinators and honey bees
  • Disease control on vegetable crops

Tour to include:

  • Pumpkin IPM Spray Trials
  • Apple NC 140 cg rootstock trial trellis planting with Cripp's Pink and Brookfield Gala on G.202 rootstock budded directly from tissue culture; G.202, G.935 and G.41 rootstocks, all budded from stool bed plants; and the new rootstock/spacing demonstration
  • Raspberry fertility trial
  • BMSB spray trials using Surround(R)
  • Cover crops and pest management
  • Small fruit pathology

University of Maryland and Penn State Extension researchers and specialists include Bryan Butler, Kate Everts, Kelly Hamby, Dennis vanEngelsdorp, Cassandra Swett, Kari Peter, and Cerruti Hooks.

Refreshments will be provided. To ensure we have enough handouts and food, please RSVP by August 12 to cmason@umd.edu or 301-432-2767 x350 .

Questions regarding program content, contact Frank Allnutt at fallnutt@umd.edu or Doug Price at dprice@umd.edu 

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If you need special assistance to participate in this program, please contact the Western MD Research and Education Center at 301-432-2767.

Cost: 
FREE
Contact: 
Cindy Mason
Contact Email: 
cmason@umd.edu
Contact Phone: 
301-432-2767 x350
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