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Tue, Jan 17


Calvert County Fairgrounds

Southern Maryland Forage Conference

Maryland-Delaware Forage Conferences - Southern Maryland 1/17/23

See below for event details, agenda, and registration information
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Southern Maryland Forage Conference
Southern Maryland Forage Conference

Time & Location

Jan 17, 2023, 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM

Calvert County Fairgrounds, 140 Calvert Fair Dr, Prince Frederick, MD 20678, USA

About The Event

The Southern Maryland Forage Conference is taking place in Prince Frederick, MD on January 17, 2023.


Please visit or contact the Extension office at 301-475-4484 to register. Registration for the Southern Maryland conference will be $20 per person. Checks should be made payable to University of Maryland and sent to Hay & Pasture Conference, University of Maryland Extension, PO Box 663, Leonardtown, MD 20650.


8:30 am    Registration, refreshments, visit sponsor exhibits

9:00 am    Welcome

9:15 am     Forage IPM--Diagnosing and Managing Common Forage Pests, Dave Myers, UME

10:00 am  Break

10:15 am   Research Roundtable--Updates from Ongoing Projects

11:00 am   Does Improved Forage-Type Crabgrass Have a Fit in Southern MD?, Charlie Sasscer, UME

11:30 am   Orchardgrass Variety Trial Update, Dr. Amanda Grev, UME

12:00 pm   Update from the Maryland-Delaware Forage Council

12:15 pm   Lunch

12:45 pm  The Economics of Hay and Pasture Production, Mark Townsend, UME

1:30 pm     Soil Health in Forage Systems, Lisa Blazure, Pennsylvania Soil Health Coalition

2:15 pm    Pesticide Recertification and Nutrient Voucher Required Topics

3:00 pm    Wrap Up and Adjourn


Credit approval TBD; nutrient management, pesticide, and CCA credits will be available


If you have questions or need assistance, contact Ben Beale (; 301-475-4484)

This event is brought to you by the Maryland-Delaware Forage Council, University of Maryland Extension, University of Delaware Extension, and the Mountains-to-Bay Grazing Alliance

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