Fourth SARE-apple workshop at UMES

Sep 17, 2018

PRINCESS ANNE, Md. –– Apple, Strawberry and Pumpkin Production is the title and theme of the fourth SARE-Apple Workshop at UMES.  On Saturday, September 29, the workshop will begin at 10 a.m. in Room 1102 in the UMES Food Science and Technology Center. 

Topics of discussion for the workshop include, but are not limited to, growing pumpkin and Day Neutral Strawberries (March through November) and building a trellis for the Dwarf Apple.

Farmers, agriculture professionals, home gardeners, agriculture students and community families are invited to attend as well as to join the SARE Apple Team at UMES.  Under Kumar’s direction, the team enjoys year-round workshops and trainings as he promotes apple cultivation in Maryland.

A boxed lunch will be provided to everyone who pre-registers by Thursday, September 20.  To reserve your spot, contact Dr. Naveen Kumar at 410-621-3650 or by email to fnaveenkumar@umes.edu

University of Maryland Extension programs are open to all citizens without regard to race, color, gender, disability, religion, age, sexual orientation, marital or parental status or national origin.  Anyone who needs special accommodations to participate will need to call a week in advance of the class.

Suzanne Waters Street, is the agriculture communication specialist for UMES – University of Maryland