University of Maryland Extension

WMREC HORTICULTURAL TWILIGHT MEETING & TOUR

WMREC Twilight Meeting & Tour
When: 
Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Where: 
Western Maryland Research and Education Center
Address: 
18330 Keedysville Road
Keedysville, MD 21756
United States
Event Type: 
Presenter: 
Various
Description/Notes: 

This educational meeting will give fruit and vegetable producers a look at several of the ongoing projects at the research facility located in Washington County as well as the opportunity to interact with our researchers and Extension specialists. click here for flyer >>>

AGENDA

5:00 p.m.                          MEET INSIDE FOR REFRESHMENTS

5:30 p.m.                          DRIVE TO ORCHARD

5:30 p.m.— 8:00 p.m.      ORCHARD WALKING TOUR:

Tree Fruit Disease Update
Dr. Kari Peter, Penn State

Bee Monitoring Project
Kelly Kulhanek, Research Graduate Assistant, Entomology

Pumpkin Disease and Insect Update
Dr. Kathryne Everts, Extension Vegetable Plant Pathologist
Jerry Brust, Extension Vegetable Specialist
Peter Coffey, Agricultural Science Educator, University of Maryland Extension

Spotted Wing Drosophila & Disease Management In Brambles
Dr. Kelly Hamby, Assistant Professor, Entomology
Dr. Mengjun Hu, Assistant Professor Pathology

Weed Management Project Update
Kelly Nichols and Dave Myers, University of Maryland Extension

The Maryland Apple Tree Selections Project
Dr. Chris Walsh, Extension Professor, Horticulture

Trellis Apples & Hops Trial Show and Tell
Bryan Butler, University of Maryland Extension

Questions regarding program content, please contact Bryan Butler at bbutlers@umd.edu

Cost:  FREE - RSVP at https:wmrectwilight.eventbrite.com

Funding for refreshments provided by Maryland State Horticultural Society. To ensure we have enough handouts and food please RSVP BY AUGUST 9.

Cost: 
FREE - RSVP requested
Contact: 
Bryan Butler
Contact Email: 
bbutlers@umd.edu.
Contact Phone: 
410-386-2760
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