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High Tunnel Workshop

Tuesday, Apr. 29, 2014 - 12:00pm to 6:00pm
Agricultural History Farm Park, Derwood, MD
You are invited to take part in a High Tunnel Workshop hosted by Montgomery County Agricultural Services; University of Maryland Extension; Montgomery Soil Conservation District-MSCD and Agricultural Research Services (ARS) – the research arm of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. To provide...

Growing High Tunnel Spring Crops

Saturday, Apr. 26, 2014 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Pereyra Farm
Participants can expect to learn the basics of high tunnel systems to include: site preparation, set-up, pricing, types of crops that can be grown, and financial assistance programs available from USDA. Note: Anyone in need of special services or accommodations in order to participate must call one...

Hands-On High Tunnel Construction Workshop

Friday, Oct. 25, 2013 (All day) to Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013 (All day)
Frostburg State University & Frostburg Grows High Tunnel
Frostburg Grows and University of Maryland are offering a two session hands-on high tunnel construction workshop on Friday, October 25, 2013 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm on the Frostburg State University Campus in Room 237 of the Compton Science Center. On Saturday, October 26, 2013 participants will travel...

High Tunnel Tomatoes with Mite Infestations

June 2013 This week I saw several high tunnel tomatoes with moderate to severe two-spotted spider mite (TSSM) Tetranychus urticae infestations (Fig. 1). These pests vary in color from white to yellow to red. Mites feed by sucking sap from the plant causing small white stippling marks on the top...

Using biopesticides and reduced-risk pesticides for insect control in high tunnel vegetable production

February 2011 Summary: Previous work by the PI has shown that if combined with the fungus Beauveria bassiana (Bb), diatomaceous earth may increase the efficacy of the fungal pathogen by causing slight fractures in the insect‘s integument and thereby increasing fungal infections. It is also...

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