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2019 Bay Area Fruit School

Friday, Feb. 22, 2019 (All day)
Wye Research & Education Center
DESCRIPTION The University of Maryland Extension and College of Agriculture & Natural Resources will host an all-day workshop discussing recent research in fruit tree planting and management on Friday, February 22nd at the Wye Research and Education center, 124 Wye Narrows Drive in Queenstown...

A Return of a Scale

San Jose Scale on plum
An Armored Scale to Watch Out for in the Fruit Orchard and in Fruit Tree Nurseries We are seeing an uptick in samples of an armored scale commonly called the San Jose Scale, Quadraspidiotus perniciosus (Comstock). Don’t be fooled by the common name–it is not originally from California or even from...

Peaches, Pawpaws, Pomegranates, and More

Saturday, Mar. 16, 2019 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Calvert Library, Prince Frederick
Learn the basics on how to grow and care for a variety of fruit trees and shrubs, some of which you may not have considered for your yard. Examples of fruiting plants will be included.
Are your fruit tissue sample analyses and soil analyses up to date? It is once again that time of year to consider your sampling needs. Sample analyses are good for three years. If you need to update...
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