2012 Strawberry Twilight Tour at the Wye Research and Education Center

The 2012 Strawberry Twilight Meeting at the Wye Research and Education Center will be held Wednesday, May 9, 2012 from 6:00-8:00 PM, rain or shine, at the 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.

We hope you can join us for an informative evening. Pre-registration is not necessary. Refreshments will be served.

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.

University of Maryland programs are open to all citizens without regard to race, color, gender, disability, religion, age, sexual orientation, marital or parental status, or national origin