University of Maryland Extension

Winter Crop Production Meetings

Maryland Crop Production Meetings Planned

University of Maryland Extension has announced dates for this year’s crop production meetings that will be conducted around the state between December and March.  The most recent research, information and data will be shared at these meetings and will help make 2016 growing decisions for agricultural crops.  The meetings are open to all interested in agronomy, forage, vegetables and fruit.  Private pesticide applicator and nutrient management credits will be offered.  Be sure to call your local Extension office for further details and to get registered.  If you need special accommodations please call one week prior to the event. 

Agronomy Meetings

Southern Maryland Crops Conference

December 1, 2015. 4:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Baden Fire Hall, Baden, Maryland.

Register by calling the Charles County UME Office at 301-934-5403.

Washington County Crops Conference

December 4, 2015.  9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Washington County Agriculture Education Center, 7313 Sharpsburg Pike, Boonsboro, MD 21713

Register by calling the Washington County UME Office at 301-791-1304 or jsemler@umd.edu.

Northern Maryland Field Crops Day

December 10, 2015. 8:45 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Friendly Farm, Foreston Road in Upperco, Maryland.

Register by calling Baltimore County UME Office at 410-887-8090 or visit our webpage: http://extension.umd.edu/baltimore-county

Lower Shore Agronomy Day

January 21, 2016. 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Somerset County Civic Center

11828 Crisfield Lane, Princess Anne, MD

Register at the Somerset County UME Office at 410-651-1350.

Cecil County Winter Agronomy Meeting

January 27, 2016. 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Calvert Grange, Rising Sun, Maryland.

Register by calling the Cecil County UME Office at 410-996-5280 or dbehnke@umd.edu.  

Carroll County Mid-Winter Farm Meeting

February 5, 2016. 9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Carroll County Ag Center, Westminster, Md.

Register by calling the Carroll County UME Office at 410-386-2760.

Harford County Agronomy Day

February 10, 2016. 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Deer Creek Overlook at Harford 4-H Camp

8 Cherry Hill Road, Street MD 21154

Register by calling the Harford County UME Office at 410-638-3255 or emailing sbh@umd.edu with your name and phone number.

Caroline County Agronomy Day

February 17, 2016. 4:30 p.m.

Caroline County 4-H Park

8230 Detour Rd, Denton, MD 21629

Register by calling the Caroline County UME Office at 410-479-4030.

Montgomery-Howard-Frederick Agronomy Day

February 24, 2016. 9 a.m. – 3p.m.

Urbana Fire Hall

3602 Urbana Pike, Frederick, MD 21704

Register by calling the Montgomery County UME Office at 301-590-2809.

Queen Anne’s Agronomy Day

February 26, 2016. 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Queen Anne’s County 4-H Park

101 Dulin Clark Road, Centreville, MD 21617

Must pre-register. Register by calling the Queen Anne’s County UME Office at 410-758-0166.

Regional Grain, Vegetable and Livestock Organic Meeting 

March 17, 2016. 8:00 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.

Chesapeake College, Todd Performing Arts Center

100 College Circle, Wye Mills MD

Must pre-register. Register by calling the Queen Anne’s County UME Office at 410-758-0166.

Forage Meetings

Delmarva Hay and Pasture Conference

January 12, 2016. 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Delaware Ag Week. Harrington Delaware

Southern Maryland Forage Conference

January 13, 2016. 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Baden Fire Hall, Baden, Maryland.

Register by calling the St Mary’s UME Office at 301 475-4484.

TriState Hay and Pasture Conference

January 14, 2016. 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Salisbury Fire Hall, PA

Register by calling the Garrett County UME office at 301-334-6950.

Vegetable Meetings

Alternative Specialty Crop Workshop

December 8, 2015. 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Wye Research and Education Center, Queenstown MD

Register Email: ddant@umd.edu

Phone: 410-827-8056 X115

Central Maryland Vegetable Growers Meeting

January 29, 2016. 8:45 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Friendly Farm, Foreston Rd. in Upperco, MD.

Register by calling UM Extension Baltimore County Office at 410-887-8090 or visit our webpage:

http://extension.umd.edu/baltimore-county   

Southern Maryland Vegetable and Fruit Meeting

February 11, 2016. 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Bowie Elks, Rt. 450 Gambrills, MD.

Register on-line for this event at: http://extension.umd.edu/anne-arundel-county  or contact the Anne Arundel County Extension Office at 410-222-3906.

Eastern Shore Vegetable Growers Meeting

February 23, 2016. 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Eastern Shore Hospital Center, Cambridge, MD.

Register Email ezobel@umd.edu or call the Dorchester County Extension Office at 410-228-8800

Fruit Meetings

Western Maryland Fruit Meeting

February 25, 2016. 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Western Maryland Research and Education Center, Keedysville MD

Register email  sbarnes6@umd.edu or call 301 432-2767 ext.301.

Bay Area Fruit Meeting

February 17, 2016. 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Wye Research and Education Center, Queenstown MD

Register Email: ddant@umd.edu

Phone: 410-827-8056 X115

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