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Mid-Atlantic Horticultural Twilight Meeting and Tour

Posted: July 26, 2017

A fruit and vegetable meeting on August 17, 5 to 8 pm, at the Western Maryland Research and Education Center will feature applied research as well as the opportunity to interact with University of MD and Penn State Extension specialists.

The Western Maryland Research and Education Center is located at 18330 Keedysville Road, Keedysville, MD 21756.

To ensure we have enough handouts and food please RSVP by August 14!

Registration Website

Agenda:

  • 5:00 Meet indoors for refreshments
  • 5:30 Drive to orchard
  • 5:30—8:00 Orchard walking tour
  • Bee Monitoring Project, Kelly Kulhanek, Research Graduate Assistant, Entomology
  • Pumpkin Disease and Insect Update, Dr. Kathryne Everts, University of Maryland Extension (UME) Vegetable Plant Pathologist and Peter Coffey, Agricultural Science Educator, UME Carroll County
  • Spotted Wing Drosophila Update, Dr. Kelly Hamby, Assistant Professor, Entomology
  • Fire Blight Management Project Update, Dr. Kari Peter, Tree Fruit Pathologist, Penn State University
  • The Maryland Apple Tree Selections Project, Dr. Chris Walsh, Extension Professor, Horticulture
  • Trellis Apples Show and Tell, Bryan Butler, Agricultural Science Educator, UME Carroll County

If you have questions regarding program content, please contact Bryan Butler at bbutlers@umd.edu.