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 Events in 2021

Year 2020


February

Event: Commercial Tree Fruit School
Date: Feb. 27, 2022
Time: 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Cost: $30.00
Location: Soergel Orchards, 2573 Brandt School Rd., Wexford, Pennsylvania 15090
Information or to register: click here >>>
Description: The Commercial Tree Fruit School is an educational program targeted for commercial tree fruit growers and pesticide applicators that share an interest in commercial tree fruit production.

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Event: Maryland Wine & Grape Industry Annual Meeting
Date: Feb. 28-29, 2020
Information or to register: marylandgrapes.org/events/annualconference.shtml
Description: Agenda.docx
Registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/maryland-grape-and-wine-industry-annual-conference-2020-tickets-81230094399?utm_source=eventbrite&utm_medium=email&utm_content=follow_notification&utm_campaign=following_published_event&utm_term=Maryland+Grape+and+Wine+Industry+Annual+Conference+2020&aff=ebemoffollowpublishemail

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Event: Advanced Good Agricultural Practices Training
Date:
February 28, 2020
Time:
8:30 am to 4 pm
Location:
Eastern Shore Hospital Center, 5262 Woods Road, Cambridge, MD 21613
Cost:
$25
Registration and more info: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/advanced-good-agricultural-practices-gap-co...

Event: 2020 Mid-Atlantic Strawberry Programs
Date: March 2-3, 2020
Location: Virgina Beach, VA (several locations - please see agenda)
Cost: Free (pre-registration required)
Description & Registration: click here >>>

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Event: Advanced Good Agricultural Practices Training
Date: March 4, 2020
Location: Maryland Department of Agriculture, 50 Harry S. Truman Parkway, Annapolis, MD 21401
Time: 8:00 am to 4 pm
Cost: $10
Registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/advanced-good-agricultural-practices-traini...
Registration and more info: https://psla.umd.edu/extension/produce-safety

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Event: Garrett County Produce Safety Alliance Grower Training for FSMA Compliance
Date: March 5, 2020
Time: 8 am to 5 pm
Location: Garrett College, 687 Mosser Road, McHenry, MD 21541
Cost: $25
Registration and more info: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/garrett-county-produce-safety-alliance-grow...

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Event: The ninth annual Eastern Winery Exposition (EWE)
Date: March 10-12, 2020
Location: Lancaster County Convention Center in Lancaster, PA
More information and registration: https://easternwineryexposition.com/

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Event: Basic Good Agricultural Practices Training
Date: March, 17, 2020
Cost: $20
Location: Baltimore County Agriculture Center, 1114 Shawan Road, Cockeysville, Maryland 21030
Registration or more info: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2020-basic-gap-basic-good-agricultural-prac...

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Event: Are You ready for the Spotted Lanternfly
Date: March, 18, 2020
Time: 10 am to 2 pm
Location: Washington County Agriculture Education Center, 7303 Sharpsburg Pike, Boonsboro, MD 21713
Cost: $15.00 (includes lunch)
Registration: Register by March 10 online with a credit card at Eventbrite at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/spotted-lanternfly-workshop-tickets-9421719... or in person with a check payable to University of Maryland at the Extension office at 7303 Sharpsburg Pike in Boonsboro.
Questions: Contact Annette Cormany at 301-791-1304 or by email acormany@umd.edu

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Event: Southern Maryland Small Fruit Workshop
Date:
March 18, 2020
Time:
8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location:
Baden Fire Department, 16608 Brandywine Road, Brandywine, MD 20613
Registration: https://go.umd.edu/smallfruit
Description:
University of Maryland Extension is partnering with SMADC to offer a one-day workshop on small fruit production. The workshop will be held at the Baden Volunteer Fire Department on March 18 from 8:30 am to 4 pm. There is no charge to attend and a catered lunch will be provided.

The workshop features well known speakers from throughout the region including specialists form Virginia Tech, North Carolina State University and University of Maryland. Topics include weed control in brambles and vineyards, panel discussion on the future of the small fruit industry in the mid-Atlantic, optimizing the strawberry plasticulture system, blackberry production in warmer climates , identification and management of spotted wing drosophila, putting together a comprehensive disease control program for small fruit, and wine and table grape varietals for coastal plain soils. Pesticide and CCA continuing education credits will be offered. A complete agenda and program brochure can be found at: https://extension.umd.edu/sites/extension.umd.edu/files/_docs/locations/st_marys_county/Small%20Fruit%20Workshop2020.pdf

For further information or to register call your local Southern Maryland Extension office or (301) 475-4484. Register by March 16th to ensure lunch availability.

April

 

May

Event: International Strawberry Symposium
Date: May 2-6, 2020
Location: Rimini, Italy
More information and registration: https://www.iss2020.com/

2021

January

Event: Mid-Atlantic Fruit and Vegetable Convention
Date: February 2- 4, 2021
Description:  The Mid-Atlantic Fruit and Vegetable Convention has become the premier grower meeting in the Northeast combining three days of six or more concurrent educational sessions with a large industry trade show and numerous networking opportunities - all designed to enable fruit, vegetable and berry growers as well as direct marketers to stay on the cutting edge of their industries. About 2,200 persons from throughout the mid-Atlantic region and beyond gather each year at the Hershey Lodge for the Convention.
Registration: will open  to all interested commercial fruit, vegetable, direct marketers, and allied industry personnel. in late November 2020.

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