University of Maryland Extension

2019 Bay Area Fruit School

When: 
Friday, Feb. 22, 2019 (All day)
Where: 
Wye Research & Education Center
Address: 
Wye Research & Education Center
124 Wye Narrows Drive
Queenstown, MD 21658
United States
Presenter: 
Mike Newell
Description/Notes: 

DESCRIPTION

The University of Maryland Extension and College of Agriculture & Natural Resources will host an all-day workshop discussing recent research in fruit tree planting and management on Friday, February 22nd at the Wye Research and Education center, 124 Wye Narrows Drive in Queenstown.

Presentations will focus on:

  • Why Herbicides Fail
  • Soil-borne Diseases in Fruit Orchards
  • Drivers of Honey Bee Losses
  • Late Season Fruit Rot Control in Grapes
  • Tree Fruit Disease Management in a Very Wet Year
  • Performance of Late-planted Day-neutral Strawberries in Low-tunnels
  • Basics of Strawberry Disease Management
  • and more...

-Maryland Private Pesticide Applicator credits approved for 8 credits in CAT 1A and 10
-Certified Crop Advisors (CCA) credits 3.5 pest management and 1 crop management

2019 Commercial Orchard Spray Guide will be available for purchase (20 books available)

 

REGISTRATION - Deadline is Friday, February 15, 2019 cost is $25.00* (includes lunch and morning snacks). 

*To pay by credit card visit https://2019fruitschool.eventbrite.com

*To pay by check mail your check payable to UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND along with the registration form to:

University of Maryland 
c/o Stephanie Jackson 
P.O. Box 169 
Queenstown, MD 21658

(mail in registration must be recieved by Friday, February 15th)

 

For more program information, contact Mike Newell 410-827-7388, mnewell@umd.edu

For questions regarding registration, contact Stephanie Jackson 410-827-8056, sjacks@umd.edu

Cost: 
25.00
Contact: 
Stephanie Jackson
Contact Email: 
sjacks@umd.edu
Contact Phone: 
410-827-8056
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