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Virtual Fruit Grower Meeting

Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2021 - 8:00am to 12:00pm
Online (If not able to join online or on your phone, please contact your local ag agent)
Winter Virtual Fruit Grower Meeting Bay Area Fruit Meeting Wednesday, February 10 | 8am-Noon Registration: https://go.umd.edu/FruitVegFeb10 8:00am Legalities of Direct Farm Marketing Specialty Crops Sarah Everhart, Legal Specialist University of Maryland 8:30am Insect Control Update Kelly Hamby,...

2017 Summer Tour

Thursday, Jul. 6, 2017 - 8:00am to 4:00pm
Registration Check in at Catoctin Mountain Orchard
For this year’s summer tour, we will be CARPOOLING and visiting three well-managed family farms in Maryland. Our tour will showcase grower innovations in horticultural production and marketing at Pryor’s Orchard, Thurmont, MD (Frederick County), Scenic View Orchards in Sabillasville, MD (Frederick...

Use of Dogs Contained within Off-Limits Crop Protection System for Reducing Deer Damage to Orchards and Horticultural Crops

Extension Research Note RNS2: Use of Dogs Contained within Off-Limits Crop Protection System for Reducing Deer Damage to Orchards and Horticultural Crops
Deer damage to apple trees in commercial orchards is a major problem for growers in Maryland and surrounding states. The use of dogs contained within "Off-Limits Crop Protection Systems" has been shown to be an effective way to reduce deer damage in orchards in New York State. To test this system...
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