STATE HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY
Established in 1898
"The Society has shifted with the times, has been alert to the complexities facing the fruit industry, and has been effective voice for all in advancing and protecting the vital interests of this industry." - Arthur H. Thompson, The First Ninety Years History of the Maryland State Horticultural Society
Fruit and Vegetable Growers Striving for the Best
Save the Date – Events and Training for
If you need CEU credits for nutrient management, pesticide licensing, or want to brush up on new ideas, this roster of winter meetings and training events looks good!
February 28, 2023
Virtual Vegetable Grower’s Meeting
Virtual Fruit Grower’s Meeting
Produce safety questions? Contact Carol Allen: 240-994-5043, email@example.com.
New Online Course for Maryland Cottage Food Producers & On-Farm Home Processors
Register here: https://go.umd.edu/mfvcourse
For questions or needing accommodation contact:
Dr. Shauna Henley, firstname.lastname@example.org
HOW TO BECOME A MEMBER
The membership year runs from January 1st to December 31st. Membership dues are collected during the registration process for the Mid-Atlantic Fruit and Vegetable Convention. For those seeking membership after the convention click here... for more information.
TREE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (TAP)
Tree Assistance Program (TAP) is to provide financial assistance to qualifying orchardists to replant or rehabilitate eligible trees, bushes, and vines that were damaged by natural disasters. To learn more about this program and eligibility, click here for more info >>
WMREC HORTICULTURAL TWILIGHT MEETING & TOUR
Click here to access handouts >>
Click on the links below:
Horticultural Technology Newsletter
Spotted Wing Drosophila Monitoring and Management
University of Maryland Fact Sheet 1023, November 2015
SOURCES FOR MD GROWN FRUIT
Click on the links below:
National Peach Council
University of Maryland Extension: Grapes and Fruit
University of Maryland: Aronia
Mid-Atlantic Aronia Growers Association
Bay Area Fruit School (link to presentations & videos)
Western Maryland Regional Fruit Meeting (presentations)
University of Maryland Extension
WESTERN MARYLAND REGIONAL FRUIT MEETING
The annual WMREC Fruit Meeting is scheduled for Thursday March 2, 2023.
This event will be in be held at the University of Maryland Research and Education facility in Keedysville MD (WMREC).
A great diversity of speakers from University of Maryland Extension (UME), Plant Science and Landscape Architecture (PSLA), Maryland Department of Agriculture (MDA), and The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) are lined up to give the pesticide and nutrient recertification's and the updated information on cultural, disease, and insect management. Also research and development updates will be provided.
2022 - 2023
MSHS Executive Board Officers
Hallie Butler-Van Horn, President
Bryan Butler, 1St VP
Brad Miller, 2nd Vice President
Bob Black, Treasurer
Haley Sater, Secretary
Board members are
2019 Summer Tour visiting Arterra Photo Credit:Christopher Black