University of Maryland Extension

Horticultural Twilight Meeting & Tour

This educational meeting is developed for fruit and vegetable producers to look at several ongoing reseach projects that are taking place at WMREC. The producers get an opportuntiy to interact with researchers and extension educators and specialists. This twilight meeting takes place every 2 years. 

Topics and handouts from the previous meeting

2019 (August 15)

Bee Monitoring Project
Kelly Kulhanek, Research Graduate Assistant, Entomology, University of Maryland

Spotted Wing Drosophila In Brambles
Margaret “Maggie” Lewis, Graduate Student, University of Maryland, Dept. of Entomology

Spray Coverage Impacts on Spotted-Wing Drosophila Control, Maggie Lewis and Kelly Hamby

Disease Management In Brambles
Dr. Mengjun Hu, Assistant Professor Pathology, University of Maryland

Pumpkin Disease and Insect Update
Dr. Kathryne Everts, Extension Vegetable Plant Pathologist; University of Maryland
Peter Coffey, University of Maryland Extension Agricultural Science Educator, Carroll Co.

Cucurbit pest control

Weed Management Project Update
Kelly Nichols (Pumpkins), University of Maryland Extension Educator, Frederick Co.

Can Overlapping Residuals Improve Weed Control in No-Till Pumpkins, Kelly Nichols
Potential Herbicides to Control Problem Weeds in Snap Bean, Kelly Nichols

Tree Fruit Weed Management
Dave Myers, University of Maryland Extension Educator, Anne Arundel Co.

Common Fruit Herbicides

Tree Fruit Disease Update
Dr. Kari Peter, Associate Research Professor, Tree Fruit Pathology, Penn State University

The Maryland Apple Tree Selections Project
 Dr. Chris Walsh, Extension Professor, Horticulture, University of Maryland

Trellis Apples & Hops Trial Show and Tell
Bryan Butler, University of Maryland Extension, Carroll Co.

H-2A Program Information
Jesus Diaz, Job Service Specialist III, Maryland Dept. of Labor
Hagerstown, MD

H-2A Employer Package

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