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2019

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May

Event: Spring Orchard Meeting – Elysburg Pennsylvania
Date: Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Time: 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Location: Green’s Fruit Farm, 574 Sleepy Hollow Road, Elysburg, PA 17824
Registration: https://extension.psu.edu/spring-orchard-meetings
Description: The meeting will begin with an orchard tour led by the meeting host; followed by seasonal updates by Penn State Extension Tree Fruit Specialists; and end with pesticide license re-certification credits awarded pending approval by PDA.

The program highlights include: Disease Management Considerations for the 2019 Season: Dr. Kari Peter, disease management recommendations and predictions based on 2018’s extremely wet season and observations of disease pressures to Date. Fruit IPM Seasonal Update: Dr. Greg Krawczyk, updates to IPM practices, including new tools and techniques to monitor and manage insect pests while protecting beneficial organisms. Early-Season Horticultural Observations and Chemical Thinning: Dr. Rob Crassweller, recommendations for crop load, nutrient, and weed management based on current, seasonal observations.

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Event: Spring Orchard Meeting – North East, Pennsylvania
Date: Thursday, May 16, 2019
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Location: Burch Farms Country Market, 9210 Sidehill Road, North East, PA 16428
Registration: https://extension.psu.edu/spring-orchard-meetings
Description: The meeting will begin with an orchard tour led by the meeting host; followed by seasonal updates by Penn State Extension Tree Fruit Specialists; and end with pesticide license re-certification credits awarded pending approval by PDA.

The program highlights include: Disease Management Considerations for the 2019 Season: Dr. Kari Peter, disease management recommendations and predictions based on 2018’s extremely wet season and observations of disease pressures to date. Fruit IPM Seasonal Update: Dr. Greg Krawczyk, updates to IPM practices, including new tools and techniques to monitor and manage insect pests while protecting beneficial organisms. Early-Season Horticultural Observations and Chemical Thinning: Dr. Rob Crassweller, recommendations for crop load, nutrient, and weed management based on current, seasonal observations.

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Event: MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture Webinar: Thought Leadership and Branding Social Media
Date: Wednesday, May. 22, 2019
Time: 12:00 PM
Location: Webinar (Online)
Cost: Free
Registration: https://2019wednesdaywebinars.eventbrite.com
More Information: http://extension.umd.edu/events/wed-2019-05-22-1200-midatlantic-women-agriculture-webinar-thought-leadership-and-branding

June

Event: Spring Orchard Meeting – Woodbine Maryland
Date: Thursday, June 6, 2019
Time: 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Location: Larriland Farm, 2415 Woodbine Road, Woodbine, Maryland 21797
Registration: https://extension.psu.edu/spring-orchard-meetings
Description: The meeting will begin with an orchard tour led by the meeting host; followed by seasonal updates by Penn State Extension Tree Fruit Specialists; and end with pesticide license re-certification credits awarded pending approval by PDA.

The program highlights include: Disease Management Considerations for the 2019 Season: Dr. Kari Peter, disease management recommendations and predictions based on 2018’s extremely wet season and observations of disease pressures to date. Fruit IPM Seasonal Update: Dr. Greg Krawczyk, updates to IPM practices, including new tools and techniques to monitor and manage insect pests while protecting beneficial organisms. Early-Season Horticultural Observations and Chemical Thinning: Dr. Rob Crassweller, recommendations for crop load, nutrient, and weed management based on current, seasonal observations.

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Event: United Fresh 2019 Convention & Expo
Date: June 10-12, 2019
Location: Chicago, IL
Description: Three days of enhanced networking, B2B partner meetings, education, and more. Learn about the newest produce and products, tech innovations that support growth, development, promotion, transportation, and expansion across the supply chain.
More information and register: unitedfreshshow.org

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Event: MGGA/UMD Summer Field Day
Date: Friday, June 14, 2019
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 5;00 p.m. (registration check in begins at 8:30 a.m.)
Location: Robin Hill Farm & Vineyards, 15800 Croom Road, Brandywine, MD 20613
Registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mggaumd-summer-field-day-tickets-59263650173
Description: click here for agenda...

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Event: 70th ASEV National Conference
Date: June 17–20, 2019
Location: Napa Valley Marriott Hotel, Napa, California USA
More Information & Registration: https://asev.org

July

Event: 2019 MSHS Summer Tour (SAVE THE DATE)
Date: Wednesday, July 10, 2019
Time: TBA
Location: TBA
Registration: will be posted in early June
Description:

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Event: IFTA Summer Study Tour
Date:
July 21-24, 2019
Location:
Sheraton Hamilton, Hamilton, Ontario Canada
More Information & Registration:
https://www.ifruittree.org/
Description:
Tour Highlights - Tree Architecture Transitions/Orchard Systems, Intelligent Fruit Vision (IFV) Demonstration, Apple Production under Super Structure including cement posts, Management and Economics of modern orchard systems including Wafler-tip system, Simcoe Station - University of Guelph, NC 140 Rootstock Trials, Crop Load Management

August

Event: Crops Research Twilight
Date:
Wednesday, August 7, 2019
Time:
4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Location:
Central Maryland Research and Education Center, 2005 Largo Road, Upper Marlboro, MD
Registration: click here...
Description:
A barbecue dinner will be served at 4:00 pm followed by homemade ice cream prior to the evening tour. University of Maryland Extension Educators and Specialists will showcase their field crop, vegetable and fruit research plots. This event is free. However, a reserved meal ticket is required. If you need special assistance to participate, please contact the Anne Arundel County Extension office at 410-222-3906 by August 6th.

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Event: NASGA Summer Tour
Date: August 20-21, 2019
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
More Information: nasga.org

 

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Year 2020

Event: NASGA 2020 Annual Meeting and Conference
Date: January 19-22, 2020
Location: San Antonio, Texas
More Information: nasga.org

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Event: Mid-Atlantic Fruit and Vegetable Convention
Date: January 28-30, 2020
Location: Hershey Lodge, Hershey Pennsylvania 
More Information: mdhortsociety.org/mafvc

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Event: International Strawberry Symposium
Date: May 2-6, 2020
Location: Rimini, Italy
More information and registration: https://www.iss2020.com/

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