University of Maryland Extension


Operator Certification (FTC) for Writing Nutrient Management Plans for Nursery, Greenhouses and Controlled Environments

Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018 - 9:00am to 3:30pm
University of Maryland, Central Maryland Research and Education Center
Nursery Operator Certification (FTC) for writing nursery nutrient management plans will be offered to growers who are interested in attaining Farmer Training Certification for writing nutrient management plans. This training program will assist you in writing a nutrient management plan for your...

Basic Greenhouse Fundamentals

Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Garrett College Northern Outreach Center
This is an introductory course for those interested in learning about greenhouse fundamentals. During the 3-part course, participatants will be encouraged to participate by going through all the steps for getting started with their own greenhouse. There will be a short introduction to basic...

Gold Flecking in Tomato Caused by Many Things

Gold flecking in tomatoes
February 2014 Gold flecking is a problem tomato growers throughout the Mid-Atlantic and the Country encounter each summer. Gold flecking (gf) manifests itself as yellow to gold colored spots on ripe tomato fruit that besides being a cosmetic problem can shorten the shelf-life of a tomato by many...

New Invasive Pest Reported in Maryland: The European Pepper Moth

European Pepper Moth
July 2, 2013 Stanton Gill has identified a new invasive pest of ornamentals and vegetables in Maryland: the European pepper moth Duponchelia fovealis. The European pepper moth was found on petunia and geraniums from a wholesale greenhouse operation in Anne Arundel County in the last 10 days. The...
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