University of Maryland Extension

nutrient managment

23rd Annual Procrastinator's Pesticide and Urban Nutrient Management Conference

Friday, Jun. 8, 2018 - 8:00am
Agricultural History Farm Park
The University of Maryland Extension, in cooperation with Montgomery College, is pleased to announce the 23rd Annual Procrastinator's Pesticide and Urban Nutrient Management Conference. Click here for more information.

Garrett County Manure Injection Demonstration Days

Tuesday, Apr. 17, 2018 - 9:30am to 1:00pm
Delvin, Dale, and Wayne Mast Farm: Grantsville, MD
Rising fertilizer costs require farmers to maximize the use of “free” nutrients available in manure. Incorporating manure into the soil is an effective management strategy for keeping these valuable nutrients in the field. This program offers practical strategies for injecting manure into the soil...
Maryland Department of Agriculture
ANNAPOLIS, MD (Feb. 20, 2017) – The Maryland Department of Agriculture today announced that farmers who planted small grains for harvest last fall may “top dress” these crops with commercial...

Certifications in agriculture and natural resources

I get a lot of questions about certifications. What certifications should a farmer or landscaper or food entrepreneur get? What professional development certifications can UMD Extension help you work towards? If you ask me that question, I’ll likely ask you to take a moment to think about why you...

Nitrogen Fertilization in the Vineyard

Timely Viticulture: Pre Bloom
The annual goal in the established vineyard is to have the vines fill their allotted trellis space, top out just above the top wire at verasion, and produce a crop that is in balance with the vegetative vigor. For many grapevines (especially vinifera varieties), excessive nitrogen may lead to...
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