Experts from the University of Maryland, University of Delaware, Rutgers University and the Maryland Department of Agriculture will be discussing the following topics:
Are Fungicides Bad for Bees?
Spray Programs for Multi-Fruit Plantings (Tree and Small Fruit)
The New U-Pick: What Are You Really Selling?
Efficacy and Cost of Peach Fungicides: Are the Best Materials Worth the Money?
Feedback for Focusing GAP Support
Pesticide Updates-Changes in the 2010 Orchard Spray Guide
Wildlife Control in Orchards
Making a Healthier and More Attractive Apple: Studies on Apple Peel Color
Apples – Made in China
Pesticide Hot Topics
**The completion of this program will qualify for Pesticide and CCA credits.**
The Mid-Atlantic Berry Guide and the Spray Bulletin for Commercial Tree Fruit Growers will be available for purchase.
February 24, 2010
Wye Research and Education Center
PLEASE register by mail, phone, fax, or e-mail NO LATER THAN FEBRUARY 19, 2010.
Mail: Bay Area Fruit School
P.O. Box 169
Queenstown, MD 21658
Phone: 410-827-8056 Ext. 115
$20.00 Registration Fee (includes lunch) will be collected the day of the school. For registration and directions, contact Debby Dant @ 410-827-8056 Ext. 115, or for additional meeting information, contact Mike Newell @ 410-827-7388.
University of Maryland Extension programs are open to all citizens without regard to race, color, gender, disability, religion, age, sexual orientation, marital or parental status, or national origin. If you need special assistance to attend this program, please contact Debby Dant @410-827-8056 X115 by February 17, 2010.