June 2022 | Volume 13, Issue 3
Maryland Department of Agriculture press release
Soil Conservation Districts Now Accepting Grant Applications- The Maryland Department of Agriculture (MDA) has announced the raising of cost-share funding caps for 34 qualifying conservative-minded best...Read more
Maryland Farm Bureau press release
Agriculture’s greenhouse gas emissions fell more than 4% from 2019 to 2020, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The most recent Inventory of U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Sinks shows agriculture...Read more
Emily Zobel, Senior Agriculture Agent Associate, University of Maryland Extension-Dorchester County
Be sure to check all labels carefully before combining insecticides and herbicides. Thresholds are based on sampling 100 plants (10 plants x 10 locations).
Alfalfa- Begin scouting for potato leafhoppers (PLH). Stubble insecticide applications are rarely needed and seldom provide...Read more
Maryland Dairy Day
The University of Maryland Extension is partnering with The Maryland Dairy Industry Association to host an on-farm dairy educational event on July 12th, 2022, at Coldsprings Farm in New Windsor, MD. The program will run 9:30 am - 2:30 pm and include lunch. Topics will include fertilizer strategies, calf management, and compost barn management.
Registration is $20 and can be completed online by visiting: https://go.umd.edu/dairy-day-2022 or by contacting Sarah Potts (firstname.lastname@example.org; 301-432-2767) or Laurie Savage (email@example.com; 301-525-1902).
Dale Johnson, Farm Management Specialist, University of Maryland Extension
The 2022/23 U.S. corn outlook is for lower production, domestic use, exports, ending stocks, and higher prices. The corn crop is projected at 14.5 billion bushels, down 4.3 percent...Read more
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