University of Maryland Extension

Winter Agronomy Update

Event Series: 
When: 
Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020 - 8:00am to 4:00pm
Where: 
Urbana Volunteer Fire Department
Address: 
Banquet Hall
3602 Urbana Pike
Frederick, MD 21704
United States
Description/Notes: 

This year's meeting will offer a variety of interesting and important topics that include: Andy Kness, Agricultural Agent in Harford County providing an agronomic disease update, Amanda Grev, Forage & Pasture Specialist discussing maintaining forage stand persistence, Kurt Vollmer, Weed Specialist, University of Maryland Extension will present on herbicide resistance and Integrated Pest Management. Paul Goeringer, Legal Specialist, University of Maryland Extension, will be discussing the legal aspects of hemp, solar issues, as well as, providing a Farm Bill Update.

The Keynote Speaker for this year's update is Dr. Donna Farmer, a toxicologist with Bayer. She will shed light on the science supporting the long, safe, usage history of Roundup herbicide. Speakers will also provide the latest information on a variety of production issues, including a nutrient management update, spotted lanternfly update and soybean planting population research.

Those attending the Agronomy Update will receive pesticide recertification credit and nutrient management voucher credits. Please call Lisa Strong at 301-600-3576 to see if space is still available/register for this event. The cost is $15.00 per person which includes refreshments and lunch.

Cost: 
15.00
Contact: 
Lisa Strong
Contact Email: 
lstrong@umd.edu
Contact Phone: 
301-600-3576
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