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2020 Maryland Crop Production Meetings Announced

2020 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 2020 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

December 3, 2019. 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.

Kent County Agronomy Meeting

December 4, 2019. 8 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

211 Maple Ave, Chestertown, Maryland.

Register by calling the Kent County UME Office at 410-778-1661.

Washington County Crops Conference

December 5, 2019.  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

Northern Maryland Field Crops Day

December 5, 2019. 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 16, 2020. 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 29, 2020. 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 22, 2020. 8:00 a.m. – 3:40 p.m.

Somerset Civic Center, Princess Anne, MD

Register at the Somerset County UME Office at 410-651-1350.

Harford County Mid-Winter Agronomy Meeting

February 11, 2020. 9:00 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

Caroline County Agronomy Day

February 19, 2020. 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 20, 2020. 8:30 a.m. – 3:00p.m.

Urbana Fire Hall

3602 Urbana Pike, Frederick, MD 21704

Register by calling the Frederick County UME Office at 301-600-3576.

Queen Anne’s Agronomy Day

February 28, 2020. 8:00 a.m. - 1:30 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 or


Forage Meetings

Delmarva Hay and Pasture Conference

January 14, 2020. 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Delaware Ag Week. Harrington Delaware

Southern Maryland Forage Conference

January 15, 2020. 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 16, 2020. 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 17, 2020. 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 23, 2020. 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 11, 2020

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 6, 2020

Bowie Elks Lodge #2309 in Gambrills, MD

Register on-line for this event at:

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


Urban Farmer Winter Meeting

January 26, 2020.

Baltimore, MD

Register for this event by contacting Neith Little: 410-856-1850x123

Fruit Meetings

Bay Area Fruit Meeting

February 12, 2020. 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Wye Research and Education Center, Queenstown MD

Register call phone: 410-827-8056

Western Maryland Fruit Meeting

February 13, 2020. 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.


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