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2021 Agronomy Day

January 20th, 2021


You must register to attend and have access to the quizzes for credits:

Current credit approval:

Nutrient Management : DE (2 credits), MD (2 credits)

Pesticide  Continuing Education: DE (4 credits Private and 1A).

CCA Credits (Full Day): 4PM, 1.5NM, 0.5PA.

The full schedule is below

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2020 Corn Planting Population and NDVI

This past year across Delmarva, reported yields in irrigated fields underperformed while rainfed fields overperformed. In our irrigated studies, yields ranged from 164 to 255 bushels/acre, while rainfed fields ranged from 126 to 201 bushels/acre. One of our irrigated cover crop studies improved by 30 bushels, but most other studies had a 30 bushel drop compared to 2019, similar to fields across the region. The lower planting populations in rainfed fields may have withstood multiple stressors from high rainfall events (including hurricane Isaias), but the results were still surprising. Continue reading

University of Maryland Custom Rate Survey

Attention Custom Rate Operators!

We need your assistance in securing up-to-date information about farm custom work rates, machinery rental rates and hired labor costs in Maryland. This information is being updated and published by the University of Maryland Extension. It is widely used by farmers across the state, so we need the best information available.

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2020 Virtual Mid Atlantic Crop School Registration

Crop School registration is now live, see our main page for more details and links:



2020 Mid Atlantic Crop Management School

The 2020 Mid Atlantic Crop Management School will be held virtually this year. Mark your calendars for the week of November 16-20th. Sessions will be held online daily from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm with each session offering one continuing education credit in the areas of Nutrient Management, Pest Management, Crop Management, and Soil and Water Management . Credits will also be available for various regional nutrient management and pesticide programs. Paid registrants will receive access to recordings for all sessions for viewing outside the scheduled session times. Registration will open in early September with early-bird pricing, our full list of speakers, and regional credit availability.


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