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2009 Wye Strawberry Twilight Meeting

Friday, May 1st, 2009

Thursday, May 21     6:00 p.m.
Wye Research and Education Center
Queenstown, MD

Meet at the farm operations complex, 211 Farm Lane – signs will be posted.

Come See:
● High Tunnel Fall/Spring Fruit Production
● Annual Plasticulture System
● 2nd year carry-over plot using bare-rooted dormant plants in a plasticulture system

University and USDA personnel will speak and be on hand to discuss research and cultural aspects of strawberry production.

The meeting will be held rain or shine (bring rain gear).

Registration is not required. For more information contact Mike Newell (410) 827-7388.

For directions go to the Wye Research and Education Center’s website at http://www.wrec.umd.edu/.

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.