University of Maryland Extension

Grapes and Fruit

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Site Selection

Site Suitability Evaluation for Starting Vineyards in Maryland The following files (see below) are designed to be a tool to assist individuals to evaluate site suitability for starting vineyards anywhere in Maryland. The files contain general and specific as well as maps for climate, geology, slope...

Tree Fruit Pest Management

2017 Spray Bulletin for Commercial Tree Fruit Growers (456-419) (pdf) This publication is available in two formats. A hard copy can be purchased at https://apps.cals.vt.edu/flex/SprayBulletinVegGuideOrdering/SprayBulleti... (shipping charges will be applied to your order). or PDF files which are...

Tree Fruit Production Guides

Penn State Tree Fruit Production Guide - 2016-2017 The Pennsylvania Tree Fruit Production Guide collates information on the full range of commercial tree fruit production issues. The guide is revised every two years with input by a score of Penn State faculty members and other consultants...

Plum

Alternative Fruit Crops (Presentation) Presentation topics: Beach Plums, Blueberries: Southern High Bush, Figs, Muscadine Grapes: Fresh Market, Wine Grapes: Heat Tolerant, Autumn Olive: High Carotenoid Content, Brambles: MD Breeding Lines and Season Extension. Joseph A. Fiola, Ph.D., Extension...

Pear

Growing Pears in Virginia 422-017 (Fact Sheet) Information on establishing and growing Cherries. Virginia Cooperative Extension, Richard P. Marini, Extension Specialist, Horticulture, Virginia Tech Organic Pear Productions (Publication) Introduction to commercial organic pear production covers pear...

Peach

Growing Peaches & Nectarines in Virginia 422-019 (Fact Sheet) Information on establishing and maintaining an orchard. Publication is available in PDF, and Epub format. Virginia Cooperative Extension, Richard P. Marini, Extension Specialist, Horticulture, Virginia Tec h Pruning Peach Trees 422-...

Cherry

Cherry Training Systems This publication describes the seven major pruning systems used in commercial cherry tree orchards in Oregon, Idaho, Washington and Michigan. Cherry growers around the world use many training systems, both supported and freestanding. This publication describes the...

Apple

A Status Report on Honey Crisp Apple Maturity & Storage for Washington State (PDF Document) Dr. Gene Kupferman, Washington State University, Dr. Jim Mattheis, USDA-ARS (September 2009) A Organic Apple Production - A Beginner's Guide (Webinar) Informational webinar will help you find out what's...

Grants, Loans, and Incentives

Grants & Incentive Programs Growing Grapes for Wine Program Southern Maryland Agricultural Development Commission (SMADC) The Southern Maryland Agricultural Development Commission (SMADC) is offering grants to farms in Anne Arundel, Calvert, Charles, Prince George's, and St. Mary's counties to...

Pesticide Safety Information & Education

To use pesticides classified as restricted, you must be certified to apply the restricted products by passing an examination which is administered by The Maryland Department of Agriculture (MDA). Once obtained, you need to be re-certified yearly, by attending courses that are approved by the...

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