Agronomy News Cover for May 2024
Updated: May 3, 2024

May 2024  |  Volume 15, Issue 2



Infographic-open door, brass door knob and corn field in background.

Wildlife Speaker Series

  • May 15, 2024- Building Conservation Cooperatives to Benefit Soil, Water, and Wildlife.
    Andrew Little, University of Nebraska
  • June 19, 2024 - Managing Invasive Vegetation.
    Dr. Kurt Vollmer, University of Maryland Extension, Weed Management Specialist.
  • July 17, 2024 - Canada Geese: Ecology, Population Trends, & Hunting.
    Josh Homyack, Game Bird Section Leader, Maryland Department of Natural Resources.

Register for any or all webinars at

  • University of Maryland Agronomy Faculty Directory

  • Maryland Weather Outlook

  • Maryland Regional Crop Reports

Small Grain Field Days

Sponsor: Maryland Grain Producers & Maryland Crop Improvement

  • May 22, 2024- Wye Research and Education Center
  • May 23, 2024 - Clarksville Research and Education Center


3:00 p.m. Welcome
3:15 p.m. View Commercial Plots & Hear from Local Seed Retailers
4:15 p.m. UMD Small Grains Breeding Program - Dr. Vijay Tiwari
4:40 p.m. Systems Approach to Managing Fusarium Headblight - Dr. Nidhi Rawat
5:00 p.m. Nitrogen Rate in High Management Wheat - Dr. Nicole Fiorelino
5:20 p.m. Travel to Dinner

Contact Jenell McHenry to register: (443) 262-8491 |

Download Agronomy News, May 2024, Vol. 15, Issue 2 (pdf)

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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Andrew Kness
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Street, MD 21154
(410) 638-3255