University of Maryland Extension

Winter Crop Production Meetings 2020-2021

University of Maryland Extension has announced save the dates for this year’s crop production meetings December through February. The meetings will be conducted online with Zoom.

The most recent research, information and data will be shared at these meetings and will help make 2021 growing decisions for agricultural crops.  The meetings are free and open to all interested in agronomy, forage, vegetables and fruit. Pesticide applicator, nutrient management and certified crop advisor credits will be offered.

In order to receive the link to join the meeting you must register. If you need special accommodations please call two weeks prior to the event.

If you are unable to attend or have limited access to a computer or internet, there will be additional opportunities throughout the winter for small in person meetings and an online self-paced recertification. Contact your local Ag Extension agent for details regarding these additional opportunities.

Click on each link below to register, or go to https://go.umd.edu/WinterAgMeetings.

Fruit Growers Meetings

Thursday, December 10, 8:00 am - Noon: https://go.umd.edu/FruitVegDec10

This meeting will offer complete recertification credits for Maryland private pesticide applicator and Maryland nutrient management voucher.

Wednesday, February 10: Bay Area Fruit Virtual Meeting, 8:00 am - Noon: https://go.umd.edu/FruitVegFeb10

This meeting will offer complete recertification credits for Maryland private pesticide applicator, Maryland nutrient management voucher, and select credits for Delaware private pesticide applicators.

Vegetable Growers Meetings

Wednesday, December 2, 8:00 am - Noon: https://go.umd.edu/FruitVegDec2

This meeting will offer complete recertification credits for Maryland private pesticide applicator, and Maryland nutrient management voucher.

Thursday, January 28, 8:00 am - Noon: Central Maryland Vegetables Growers Virtual Meeting: https://go.umd.edu/FruitVegJan28

This meeting will offer complete recertification credits for Maryland private pesticide applicator, Maryland nutrient management voucher, and select credits for Pennsylvania private pesticide applicators.

Agronomy Meetings

Tuesday, December 1, 4:30 – 8:30 pm: Southern Maryland: https://go.umd.edu/AgronDec1

This meeting will offer complete recertification credits for Maryland private pesticide applicator, Maryland nutrient management voucher, and select credits for Maryland commercial pesticide applicators.

Thursday, December 3, 8:00 am - Noon: Northern: https://go.umd.edu/AgronDec3

This meeting will offer complete recertification credits for Maryland private pesticide applicator, Maryland nutrient management voucher, and select credits for Maryland commercial pesticide applicators, and Pennsylvania private pesticide applicators.

Thursday, January 21, 8:00 am to Noon: Lower Shore: https://go.umd.edu/AgronJan21

This meeting will offer complete recertification credits for Maryland private pesticide applicator, Maryland nutrient management voucher, and select credits for Maryland commercial pesticide applicators, Delaware private pesticide applicators, and CCAs.

Wednesday, February 17, 4:00 – 8:30 pm: Western/Central: https://go.umd.edu/AgronFeb17

This meeting will offer complete recertification credits for Maryland private pesticide applicator, Maryland nutrient management voucher, and select credits for Maryland commercial pesticide applicators, and Pennsylvania private pesticide applicators.

Friday, February: 26: Mid/Upper Eastern Shore, 8:00 am – Noon: https://go.umd.edu/AgronFeb26

This meeting will offer complete recertification credits for Maryland private pesticide applicator, Maryland nutrient management voucher, and select credits for Maryland commercial pesticide applicators, Delaware private pesticide applicators, and CCAs.

Maryland-Delaware Forage Conference

The conference will take place over two half-days, you can choose to attend one or both sessions.

Thursday, January 14, 9:00 am: https://go.umd.edu/ForageJan14

Tuesday, January 19, 9:00 am: https://go.umd.edu/ForageJan19

Crops Sustainability & IPM Workshops

Two workshops (online and in-person) will explore advanced crop production practices, focusing on sustainability, food security and IPM tactics.

Thursday, December 17, 6:00 – 9:00 pm, Online and In-Person at Anne Arundel Extension, 97 Dairy Lane, Gambrills, MD 21146
Register Online: Classroom
Register Online: Virtual

Tuesday, December 22, 6:00 – 9:00 pm, Online and In-Person at Baden Fire Hall, 16608 Brandywine Road, Brandywine, MD 20613
Register Online: Classroom
Register Online: Virtual

For more information, contact:

Alan Leslie
301-542-7612
aleslie@umd.edu
https://extension.umd.edu/charles-county

Dave Myers

410-980-1768
myersrd@umd.edu
https://extension.umd.edu/anne-arundel-county

Andrew Kness

Extension Agent, Agriculture
University of Maryland Extension
Harford County Extension Office
3525 Conowingo Rd., Suite 600
Street, MD 21154
phone: (410) 638-3255
fax: (410) 638-3053
e-mail: akness@umd.edu
extension.umd.edu

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