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New Castle County Weed ID Workshop

Friday, April 17th, 2009

Tuesday, May 12, 2009     5:00-7:00 p.m.
University of Delaware Webb Farm
508 S. Chapel Street
Newark, DE

What is that weed!? Learning to identify weed species can help with controlling the weed, crop production and your bottom line. Learn to identify a number of weed species that are found locally. Experts will be on hand to answer your questions and help with weed management issues.

Please bring a folding chair.

Pesticide (2) and CCA credits will be available.

This meeting is free and everyone interested in attending is welcome. Please call (302) 831-2506 to register by May 8.

Equine Pasture Walk

Friday, April 17th, 2009

Tuesday, May 19, 2009     5:00-7:00 p.m.
Two Eagles Farm
1311 McQuail Road
Smyrna, DE

Learn about Natural Resource Conservation Services Cost Share Programs and EQIP Eligibility. See on-farm manure storage facility and storm water management projects. Learn about pasture management and managing the diet to avoid injuries and illness. Experts will be on hand form the University of Delaware and the Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) to answer your questions!

Please bring a folding chair.

Nutrient Management (1.75), Pesticide (1) and CCA credits will be available.

This meeting is free and everyone interested in attending is welcome. Please call (302) 831-2506 to register by May 15.

Pasture Walk Featuring Netherfield Estate

Friday, March 27th, 2009

Saturday May 2, 2009     2:00-4:00 p.m.
50185 Hays Beach Road
Scotland, MD 20687
Hosts: Ruth & Peter Pry

There will be a tour of host farm highlighting conservation practices. Learn about pasture and hay management, soil testing and nutrient management, cost share incentive programs, manure composting, watering facilities, and more.

SPEAKERS:
Elmer Dengler
Grazing Specialist, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS)
Les Vough
Forage Systems Management Consultant, RCS Southern Maryland RC & D
Bruce Young
District Manager, St. Mary’s Soil Conservation District
Terry Heinard
District Conservationist, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS)
Ben Beale
Extension Agent, St. Mary’s County Extension

This event is FREE!!
Advance registration is required. Please RSVP by April 25 to Sara Lewis at
St. Mary’s County Soil Conservation District: (301) 475-8402 ext. 3 or Sara.Lewis@md.nacdnet.net

DIRECTIONS:
From Lexington Park: Go SOUTH on MD-235 S/Three Notch Rd. (12 mi). Turn SLIGHT LEFT onto MD-5. (1.4 mi). Turn LEFT onto Fresh Pond Neck Rd. (.8 mi) Stay STRAIGHT to go onto Hays Beach Rd.. (.8 mi). Parking is on right side, follow signs.
From Waldorf :  Take Route 5 South. Continue to follow MD-5 S. (18 mi). MD-5 S becomes MD-235 S/Three Notch Rd.. (30.4 mi). Turn SLIGHT LEFT onto MD-5. (1.4 mi). Turn LEFT onto Fresh Pond Neck Rd. (.8 mi) Stay STRAIGHT to go onto Hays Beach Rd. (.8 mi). Parking is on right side, follow signs.
From Lusby: Go SOUTH on MD-2 S/MD-4 S/MD (13 mi.). Turn LEFT onto MD-235 S/Three Notch Rd. (16.5 mi). Turn SLIGHT LEFT onto MD-5. (1.4 mi). Turn LEFT onto Fresh Pond Neck Rd. (.8 mi) Stay STRAIGHT to go onto Hays Beach Rd. (.8 mi). Parking is on right side, follow signs