Wye Strawberry Twilight

Wednesday, May 21, 2008     6:00 p.m. – dark
Wye Research and Education Center
Queenstown, MD 21658

Speakers include:
Jerry Brust , Entomologist
Anne DaMarsay, Fruit pathologist
Michael Embrey, Apiary specialist
Michael Newell, Program manager and strawberry specialist

People will see:

-High tunnel strawberry production, planted September 2007. Planted varieties include: Carmine, Ventana, Florida Festival, Seascape, Chandler, Albion, and Camarosa.

-Annual field plasticulture variety trial planted with bare-rooted dormant plants in July 2007. Varieties include: Bish, Jewel, Ovation, Allstar, Chandler, Daraselect, Eros, KRS-10, and Seascape.

No preregistration required

Light refreshments served

Directions can be found at www.wrec.umd.edu

For more information contact Mike Newell,
(410) 827-7388 or mnewell@umd.edu