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2018 Farmers' Field Day at LESREC

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When: 
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 9:00am to 1:00pm
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Where: 
Lower Eastern Shore Research & Education Center (LESREC)
Address: 
University of Maryland
Lower Eastern Shore Research & Education Center
27664 Nanticoke Road
Salisbury, MD 21801
United States
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University of Maryland, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources
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2018 Farmers' Field Day at LESREC

Wednesday, June 27, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m.


The University of Maryland's College of Agriculture and Natural Resources invite you to the 2018 Farmers' Field Day at LESREC in Salisbury to see the research taking place in the following areas:

Plant Pathology Information - Dr. Kathryne Everts, who's research program focuses on the management of vegetable diseases that are economically important in the mid-Atlantic region and supports extension responsibilities in the states of Maryland and Delaware.

IR-4 Program - Part of it's Mission statement:  "to facilitates regulatory approval of sustainable pest management technology for specialty crops and specialty uses to promote public wellbeing."

Ag Law - identifying the legal needs of Maryland farm families and devising strategies to meet them.

Conserve - focused on facilitating the adoption of transformative on‐farm solutions that enable the safe use of nontraditional irrigation water on food crops, and effectively reducing the nation’s agricultural water challenges that are exacerbated by climate change.

Agricultural Nutrient Management - which is funded by the Maryland Department of Agriculture (MDA), provides the following services:

  • nutrient management plan development for Maryland farmers through a network of nutrient management advisors located in all 23 county Extension offices; and
  • continuing education and technical support for certified nutrient management consultants and certified farm operators via nutrient management specialists located on the UMCP campus.

Our Extension nutrient management advisors can also provide:

 

Other Topics:

Variety Studies

Poultry Information

Bee / Pollen Research

Weed Management

Wagons will take you on a tour of the facility as researchers share with you the progress in field.  Luncheon will be provided and the chance to speak one-on-one with local representatives about agriculture on the Eastern Shore.

Register at: https://2018-farmers-field-day-at-lesrec.eventbrite.com

Contacts:  Sheila Oscar, soscar@umd.edu, 410-742-1178

                 Jon Moyle, jmoyle@umd.edu, 410-742-1178 x309

 

 

 

Cost: 
Free
Contact: 
Sheila Oscar
Contact Email: 
soscar@umd.edu
Contact Phone: 
4107421178
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