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Updated: July 7, 2022

June 2022  | Volume 13, Issue 3

Maryland Farmers Encouraged to Implement Conservation Practices

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

America’s Farmers are Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions

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

June Insect Scouting Tips

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

Troubleshooting Disease Symptoms in Wheat

Andrew Kness, Agriculture Agent, University of Maryland Extension-Harford County

In general, the wheat crop is looking pretty good across the region, but there have been some not-so-good looking fields. This spring’s abnormal weather...Read more

  • UME Agronomy Faculty Directory

  • Maryland Weather Outlook

  • Maryland Regional Crop Reports

May 2022 Grain Market Report

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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Agronomy News is a statewide newsletter for farmers, consultants, researchers, and educators interested in grain and row crop forage production systems. This newsletter is published by the University of Maryland Extension, Agriculture & Food Systems Agronomy Team every month during the growing season and will include topics pertinent to agronomic crop production. The subscription is free. 

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University of Maryland Extension
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