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July 2nd, 2014

3rd Annual Eastern Shore Potato Field Workshop-July 10

by Maryland Farmers Market Association

The University of Maryland Extension will be conducting the 3rd Annual Eastern Shore Potato Field Workshop on Thursday, July 10 from 4PM-7PM.

This event will take place near North Dorchester High School on East New Market/Rhodesdale Road, Hurlock, MD. Signs will be posted on adjoining roads.

Anyone who currently grows, or is interested in growing, potatoes is welcome to attend this Field Day! Participants will get to see new varieties of potatoes, learn agronomic practices for optimizing yield and quality, and learn more about pest, disease, and nutrient management for potato production in Maryland and the Delmarva Peninsula.

Attendees will earn Maryland, Delaware & Virginia pesticide re-certification and nutrient management credits.

Interested participants are encouraged to register the 3rd Annual Eastern Short Potato Field Workshop on or before July 4. The online registration form can be found here.

For additional information, contact Rhonda Barnhart at 410-228-8800.

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