University of Maryland Extension

2018 Maryland Crop Production Meetings Announced

University of Maryland Extension has announced dates for this year’s crop production meetings that will be conducted around the state between December and March.  The most recent research, information and data will be shared at these meetings and will help make 2018 growing decisions for agricultural crops.  The meetings are open to all interested in agronomy, forage, vegetables and fruit.  Private pesticide applicator and nutrient management credits will be offered.  Be sure to call your local Extension office for further details and to get registered.  If you need special accommodations please call one week prior to the event. 

Agronomy Meetings

Southern Maryland Crops Conference

November 28, 2017. 4:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Baden Fire Hall, Baden, Maryland.

Register by calling the Charles County UME Office at 301-934-5403.

Washington County Crops Conference

November 29, 2017.  9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Washington County Agricultural Service Center, 7313 Sharpsburg Pike, Boonsboro, MD 21713

Register by calling the Washington County UME Office at 301-791-1304 or

Baltimore County Agronomy Meeting

December 7, 2017. 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Friendly Farms, Foreston Road in Upperco, Maryland.

Register by calling Baltimore County UME Office at 410-887-8090.

Cecil County Winter Agronomy Meeting

January 24, 2018. 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Calvert Grange, Rising Sun, Maryland.

Register by calling the Cecil County UME Office at 410-996-5280 or  

Lower Shore Agronomy Day

January 25, 2018. 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Somerset Civic Center, Princess Anne, MD

Register at the Wicomico County UME Office at 410-749-6141.

Carroll County Mid-Winter Farm Meeting

February 6, 2018. 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Carroll County Ag Center, Westminster, Md.

Register by calling the Carroll County UME Office at 410-386-2760.

Harford County Agronomy Day

February 13, 2018. 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Deer Creek Overlook at Harford 4-H Camp

6 Cherry Hill Road, Street MD 21154

Register by calling the Harford County UME Office at 410-638-3255 or emailing with your name and phone number.

Caroline County Agronomy Day

February 21, 2018. 4:30 p.m.

Caroline County 4-H Park

8230 Detour Rd, Denton, MD 21629

Register by calling the Caroline County UME Office at 410-479-4030.

Montgomery-Howard-Frederick Agronomy Day

February 28, 2018. 9 a.m. – 2:30p.m.

Urbana Fire Hall

3602 Urbana Pike, Frederick, MD 21704

Register by calling the Montgomery County UME Office at 301-590-2809.

Queen Anne’s Agronomy Day

March 2, 2018. 9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Queen Anne’s County 4-H Park

101 Dulin Clark Road, Centreville, MD 21617

Register by calling the Queen Anne’s County UME Office at 410-758-0166.

Forage Meetings

Delmarva Hay and Pasture Conference

January 9, 2018. 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Delaware Ag Week. Harrington Delaware

Southern Maryland Forage Conference

January 10, 2018. 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Baden Fire Hall, Baden, Maryland.

Register by calling the St Mary’s UME Office at 301 475-4484.

TriState Hay and Pasture Conference

January 11, 2018. 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Location TBA

Register by calling the Garrett County UME office at 301-334-6960.

Vegetable Meetings

Central Maryland Vegetable Growers Meeting

Friday, January 26, 2018

Friendly Farms, Foreston Road in Upperco, Maryland

Register by calling UM Extension Baltimore County Office at 410-887-8090 or visit our webpage:   

Eastern Shore Vegetable and Fruit Meeting

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Eastern Shore Hospital Center, Cambridge MD

Register at or by calling the Dorchester County UME office at 410-228-8800.

Southern Maryland Vegetable and Fruit Meeting

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Bowie Lodge #2309, Defense Highway Gambrills, MD

Register on-line for this event at:  

or contact the Anne Arundel County Extension Office at 410-222-3906.

Fruit Meetings

Western Maryland Fruit Meeting

February 2018, date TBA. 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Western Maryland Research and Education Center, Keedysville MD

Register email or call 301 432-2767 ext.301.

Bay Area Fruit Meeting

February 2018, date TBA. 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Wye Research and Education Center, Queenstown MD

Register call phone: 410-827-8056

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