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New Problem in the Garden: Garlic Viruses
Aug 10, 2016 -- 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...
Catface in tomato
Catfacing Problems in Tomato Fruit
Aug 10, 2016 -- There have been some reports from growers of several sets of tomato fruit with catfacing or that are deformed (Fig 1). Catfacing results in fruit with deep indentations in the blossom end or fruit...
Twilight Tour & Tasting: Everything Sheep & Goat!
May 26, 2016 -- University of Maryland Extension will host a Twilight Tour & Tasting on Friday, July 8, 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., at the Washington County Agricultural Education Center in Boonsboro, with tours to the...
Goat Test at WMREC
Nominate Meat Goat Bucks to Pasture Test
Mar 27, 2015 -- The nomination period for the Western Maryland Pasture-Based Meat Goat Performance Test is April 15 through June 1. Any goat producer may nominate up to five male goats, of any breed or breed...
Cover - 2016 Mid-Atlantic Commercial Vegetable Production Recommendations
2016 Mid-Atlantic Commercial Vegetable Production Recommendations
Feb 23, 2015 -- The 2016 Mid-Atlantic Commercial Vegetable Production Recommendations has just been released. Please note these recommendations are written for commercial producers and are not intended for use by...
University of Maryland Extension Produces Award-winning wines
Feb 4, 2015 -- Wines produced by University of Maryland Extension experts and made from grapes grown at the university’s research and education centers proved popular during a recent national competition. Nine...
Dr. Lindsay Lane (one of speakers)
First-ever Maryland Small Ruminant Expo
Jan 6, 2015 -- The first-ever Maryland Small Ruminant Expo will be held Saturday, February 28, 2015, at the Frederick County 4-H Camp & Activities Center in Frederick, Maryland. The all-day event will...
Webinar Short Course: Pasture Management for Small Ruminant Producers.
Dec 18, 2014 -- The University of Maryland Small Ruminant Extension Program will host a winter webinar series on consecutive Wednesday evenings in February and March 2015. The focus of the webinar series is...
Get Your Goat
Aug 19, 2014 -- At the edge of a field at the Western Maryland Research and Education Center (WMREC) in Keedysville sits a penned-in area known as the “Goat Hilton.” Fifteen goats spend most of their time in the...
Green Book 2014: How to Apply for Woodland Harvest Permits in Maryland
“Green Book 2014” Updates Maryland Woodland Harvest Permit Process
Mar 4, 2014 -- The University of Maryland Extension Woodland Steward Education program announces the publication of Extension Bulletin EB-417, entitled “Green Book 2014: How to Apply for Woodland Harvest Permits...
Front cover 2015 Commercial Vegetable Production Recommendations for Maryland
2014 Commercial Vegetable Production Recommendations for Maryland
Jan 22, 2014 -- The Maryland Commercial Vegetable Production Recommendations for 2015, has just been released. This guide replaces all previous editions. Please note these recommendations are written for...
Apples, Pumpkins and Stink Bugs… Oh my!
Sep 9, 2013 -- Apple- and pumpkin-picking season are right...
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