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NEWS

 MSHS SUMMER TOUR IS SCHEDULED FOR
JULY 7, 2021

 

The Maryland State Horticultural Society is excited to announce the 2021 Summer Tour occurring on July 7th, giving orchard growers and others interested ideas on fruit production and marketing an opportunity to gather.

The tour will start at 78 Acres, 23340 Fruit Tree Drive in Smithsburg, Maryland.

Check in will start at 8:30 a.m.

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 >>
 

PUBLICATIONS

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:
Maryland Apples

Maryland's Best
National Peach Council
University of Maryland Extension: Grapes and Fruit
University of Maryland: Aronia
Mid-Atlantic Aronia Growers Association

FRUIT MEETINGS

Click on the links below:

The 2021 Bay Area Virtual Fruit Meeting will be held on February 10, 2021 from 8- 12 noon. 

The agenda can be found at 

https://extension.umd.edu/events/wed-2021-02-10-0800-virtual-fruit-grower-meeting

Registration can be found at 

https://umd.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJIkcuCoqjIjHdUynZDJfKgX9aE-9_HU9dMh


Bay Area Fruit School  (link to presentations & videos) 
Western Maryland Regional Fruit Meeting (presentations)

EVENTS

MSHS is Hosting the Summer Orchard Tour for 2021

The Maryland State Horticultural Society is excited to announce the 2021 Summer Tour for July 7th, giving orchard growers and others interested ideas on fruit production and marketing an opportunity to gather.

The tour will start at 78 Acres,

23340 Fruit Tree Drive in Smithsburg, Maryland.

Check in will start at 8:30 a.m.

Others orchards on the tour include Mountain Valley Orchard 22541 Jefferson Blvd (MD 64) Cavetown, MD 21720 And Gardenhour Orchard 22511 Gardenhour Road, Smithsburg, MD 21783

A refreshing cold lunch will be provided at Mountain Valley Orchard. Plenty of drinks will be available on the tour, as the weather may be warm.

See the Events Page to Register.

 2021 - 2022
MSHS Executive Board Officers

John Fendrick, President

Brad Miller, 1St VP

Hallie Butler Van-Horn, 2nd Vice President

Bob Black, Treasurer

Haley Sater,  Secretary

Board members are 

Paul Jackson

Steve Milburn

Jake Moore

Steve Blades

2019 Summer Tour visiting Arterra     Photo Credit:Christopher Black