2012 Wye REC Strawberry Twilight

Wednesday, May 9, 2012     6:00-8:00 p.m.
Wye Research and Education Center
Farm Operations Complex, 211 Farm Lane, Queenstown, MD
(Directional signs will be posted.)

You’ll hear University of Maryland and USDA small fruit experts discuss the current season’s challenges and the impact that the new fruit pest may have on the industry.

You’ll see: USDA Moveable High Tunnel plots with plasticulture strawberry production; University of MD Strawberry High Tunnel plots with table top production demonstration and bio-fumigation trial; and Outdoor Plasticulture Fertility Trial plots with Chandler strawberries.

Refreshments will be served.

The meeting will be held rain or shine.  Pre-registration is not necessary. For additional program information, contact Mike Newell, mnewell@umd.edu, (410) 827-7388. If you need special assistance to attend this program, please contact Debby Dant ddant@umd.edu, (410) 827-8056, no later than May 2, 2012.

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