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Mid-Atlantic Fruit and Vegetable Convention

Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018 - 9:00am to Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018 - 5:00pm
Hershey Lodge
INFORMATION The Mid-Atlantic Fruit and Vegetable Convention program is held each year to provide the latest updates and important information to fruit and vegetable growers from Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Virginia and surrounding states. The program will consist of six or more concurrent...

Garlic Viruses

In the past I have talked about several different problems with garlic, be it mites, nematodes, fungal or bacterial diseases. However, this year I am seeing something different that I will just call ‘garlic viruses’ that may have been there in past years, but is more prominent now for some reason...
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...

Peppers

Capsicum annuum What popular vegetable is really a fruit...comes in almost every color of the rainbow...was given its erroneous name by Christopher Columbus...the most popular variety of which contains none of the chemical for which the species is famous...is planted in almost every kitchen garden...

Choose-Your-Tour at Wheatland

Monday, May. 19, 2014 - 3:30pm to 6:30pm
Greenstone Fields, Moutoux Orchard, Ptotomac Vegetable Farms
May 19, 2014 Choose-Your-Tour at Wheatland Monday, May 19, 3:30 pm Park at 15290 Purcellville Road, Purcellville, VA 20132 $10 'at the door' (unless you have a season membership with Chesapeake CRAFT) In partnership with Chesapeake CRAFT. The Wheatland neighborhood has been an active farming...

Farming Land in Baltimore: Laws and History

Wednesday, Apr. 9, 2014 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
St. John's Baltimore
The series is open to all and the selection of the topics in the series has been proven over time to be key components for farm profitability. This program is the result of a collaboration among The Baltimore County office of the University of MD Extension, Future Harvest Chesapeake Alliance for...

Backyard Vegetable Garden Workshop

Wednesday, Apr. 16, 2014 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Ocean Pines Library
The University of Maryland Extension will be holding a three day workshop on April 16, 23, 30, 2014 from 1:00p.m. to 3:00p.m. at the Ocean Pines Library, 11107 Cathell Road, Ocean Pines, MD, 21811. Learn how to prepare your garden for the vegetables you want to grow, harvest, and preserve. Explore...

Organic Weed Control in No-Till Vegetable Systems

Organic tomatoes grown no-till with cover crop
Organic vegetable growers have a hard time managing weeds, as there are no reliable Organic Materials Review Institute (OMRI) chemicals for controlling grass or broad leaf weeds. Most of the time growers depend on tillage for weed control, but excess tillage can lead to destruction of soil...

Parsley

Petroselinum crispum What would we do without parsley? Can you imagine an expensive entree without its sprig of parsley? A substitute for parslied potatoes? Undoubtedly, parsley is a necessary culinary herb, but grow your own? You bet! Parsley is a biennial. After its first winter, it flowers and...

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