Wye Research and Education Center (WyeREC) Horticultural Crops Twilight Meeting

Wednesday, August 28, 2013
5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
WyeREC, 211 Farm Lane, Queenstown MD 21658

This educational meeting is intended to provide producers and the general public the opportunity to get a firsthand look at several of the ongoing Horticultural crops projects at the University of Maryland’s research facility in Queenstown.
Highlights include, but not limited to:
• Updates from University of Maryland Extension and University researchers and specialists
• The latest on the Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB) and Spotted Wing Drosophila on Fruit and Vegetables
• Updates on disease control in vegetable crops
• Tour of ongoing projects, including
 Pumpkin IPM Spray Trials
 Asian Pear Variety Trial
 NC140 Size-Controlling Rootstock Evaluation
 Aronia Trials
 Impact of Buckwheat on the mortality of exotic and native Pentatomlds in Organic Sweet Corn planting

***Sandwiches and refreshments will be provided. Registration is not required, but will help us to plan for handouts, food and drinks. Reply to: Debby Dant, 410-827-8056 X115, ddant@umd.edu or Michael Newell, 410-827-7388, mnewell@umd.edu***