University of Maryland Extension

2019 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 2019 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 27, 2018. 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 28, 2018.  9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Fairplay Firehall, 18002 Tilghmanton Rd, 21733 Fairplay, MD

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

Baltimore County Agronomy Meeting

December 6, 2018. 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.

Carroll County Mid-Winter Farm Meeting

January 17, 2019. 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Burns Hall, Carroll County Ag Center, Westminster, Md.

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

Cecil County Winter Agronomy Meeting

January 23, 2019. 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 30, 2019. 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Somerset Civic Center, Princess Anne, MD

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

Harford County Agronomy Day

February 12, 2019. 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Deer Creek Overlook at Harford 4-H Camp

8 Cherry Hill Road, Street MD 21154

Register by calling the Harford County UME Office at 410-638-3255 or

Caroline County Agronomy Day

February 20, 2019. 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 27, 2019. 9:00 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 1, 2019. 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 15, 2019. 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Delaware Ag Week. Harrington Delaware

Southern Maryland Forage Conference

January 16, 2019. 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.

Tri-State Hay and Pasture Conference

January 17, 2019. 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Location TBA

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

Central Maryland Forage and Livestock Conference

January 18, 2019. 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m

Jefferson Ruritan Center, Jefferson, MD

Registration information will be forthcoming

Vegetable Meetings

Central Maryland Vegetable Growers Meeting

January 24, 2019, 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Friendly Farms, Foreston Road in Upperco, Maryland

Register by calling UM Extension Baltimore County Office at 410-887-8090

Eastern Shore Vegetable and Fruit Meeting

February 12, 2019

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

February 7, 2019

St. Mary’s County—Exact location TBD

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

Fruit Meetings

Western Maryland Fruit Meeting

February 14, 2019, 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 2019, 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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