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Southern Maryland Small Fruit Workshop

March 18, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

University of Maryland Extension is partnering with the Southern Maryland Agricultural Development Commission (SMADC) to offer a one-day workshop on small fruit production. The workshop will be held at the Baden Volunteer Fire Department on March 18 from 8:30 am to 4 pm. There is no charge to attend and a catered lunch will be provided.

The workshop features well known speakers form throughout the region including specialists form Virginia Tech, North Carolina State University and University of Maryland.

Topics include:
 Weed Control in Brambles and Vineyards
 Optimizing the Strawberry Plasticulture System
 Blackberry Production in Warmer Climates
 Identification and Management of Spotted Wing Drosophila
 Putting Together a Comprehensive Disease Control Program
 Wine and Table Grape Varietals for Coastal Plain Soils

Pesticide and CCA continuing education credits will be offered. A complete agenda and program brochure can be found at:

For further information or to register call your local Southern Maryland Extension office or (301) 475-4484. Register by March 16th to ensure lunch availability.


March 18, 2020
8:30 am - 4:00 pm


University of Maryland Extension
Southern Maryland Agricultural Development Commission (SMADC)


Baden Volunteer Fire Department
16608 Brandywine Road
Brandywine, MD 20613 United States
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