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2017 Summer Tour

Thursday, Jul. 6, 2017 -
8:00am to 4:00pm
Registration Check in at Catoctin Mountain Orchard
For this year’s summer tour, we will be CARPOOLING and visiting three well-managed family farms in Maryland. Our tour will showcase grower innovations in horticultural production and marketing at Pryor’s Orchard, Thurmont, MD (Frederick County), Scenic View Orchards in Sabillasville, MD (Frederick...

Advanced Good Agricultural Practices/Good Handling Practices for Fruit & Vegetable Producers Training

Monday, Mar. 27, 2017 -
8:30am to 4:00pm
Maryland Department of Agriculture (Downstairs Conference Room)
ANNAPOLIS, MD – The Maryland Department of Agriculture, University of Maryland Extension, and University of Maryland will be conducting an advanced food safety training workshop for fruit and vegetable producers on Monday, March 27, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., at the Maryland Department of...

Other Fruit Problems with 2016 Tomato Crop

Shade cloth over a section of tomato row
Many of our tomatoes this summer look pretty ugly and is what I’d like to talk about this week. Some of the ugliness is due to high levels of gold fleck (Fig. 1). Gold fleck is caused by calcium crystals being deposited in the epidermal layers of the fruit when certain varieties are under stress...

Howard County Grow It, Eat It, Preserve It Workshop-Steam Canning

Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
University of Maryland Extension, Howard County
2016 Grow It, Eat It, Preserve It workshops are sponsored by University of Maryland Extension - Howard County Handouts, fruits/vegetables, lids, jars, and use of canning equipment are all supplied with your registration fee. Also, included in your registration fee is the book So Easy to Preserve,...

Howard County Grow It, Eat It, Preserve It Workshop-Freezing

Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2016 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
University of Maryland Extension, Howard County
2016 Grow It, Eat It, Preserve It workshops are sponsored by University of Maryland Extension - Howard County Handouts, fruits/vegetables, lids, jars, and use of canning equipment are all supplied with your registration fee. Also, included in your registration fee is the book So Easy to Preserve,...

Howard County Grow It, Eat It, Preserve It Workshop-Jams & Jellies

Monday, Aug. 15, 2016 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
University of Maryland Extension, Howard County
2016 Grow It, Eat It, Preserve It workshops are sponsored by University of Maryland Extension - Howard County Handouts, fruits/vegetables, lids, jars, and use of canning equipment are all supplied with your registration fee. Also, included in your registration fee is the book So Easy to Preserve,...

Howard County Grow It, Eat It, Preserve It Workshop-Fruit Canning

Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2016 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
University of Maryland Extension, Howard County
2016 Grow It, Eat It, Preserve It workshops are sponsored by University of Maryland Extension - Howard County Handouts, fruits/vegetables, lids, jars, and use of canning equipment are all supplied with your registration fee. Also, included in your registration fee is the book So Easy to Preserve,...
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...

Howard County Grow It, Eat It, Preserve It Workshop-Jams & Jellies

Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
University of Maryland Extension, Howard County
For years, USDA approved canning techniques classes and workshops have been taught to our Maryland communities. With the growing demand in this area, these classes/workshops are now an integral part of Grow It Eat It program developed by University of Maryland Extension. The food preservation...

Howard County Grow It, Eat It, Preserve It Workshop-Fruit Cannin

Monday, Jul. 27, 2015 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
University of Maryland Extension, Howard County
For years, USDA approved canning techniques classes and workshops have been taught to our Maryland communities. With the growing demand in this area, these classes/workshops are now an integral part of Grow It Eat It program developed by University of Maryland Extension. The food preservation...

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