UMES Ag Field Day Set For September 20
PRINCESS ANNE, MD
– (August 6, 2014) – Agriculture field day at the University of Maryland
Eastern Shore campus is set for Saturday, September 20. Research displays and demonstrations,
community and government support agency booths and healthy cooking
demonstrations will all be a part of the family fun from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30
p.m. While pre-registration is required,
the event is free and open to the community.
agriculture professionals, home gardeners, agriculture students, and their
families may visit a number of exhibitor booths and educational displays until
the end of the day. Participants may
also choose between the following tours and demonstrations, which will run
concurrently between 9:45 and 10:50 a.m.:
the plant science research tour, the food science tour and the animal
science tour. The food demonstration as
well as other activities are reserved for the 11 a.m. hour, with lunch
beginning at noon. Exhibitor and
educational activities will continue after lunch, while concurrent tours begin
at 1:10 in the afternoon. A soil survey
and soil health informational session by the USDA Natural Resources
Conservation Service (NRCS) is reserved for interested participants and begins
at 2:30 in the afternoon.
Lunch will be
provided to participants who register on or before Monday, September 1. Lunch for participants who register after the
registration deadline is not guaranteed.
Field Day at UMES is sponsored by the NRCS, University of Maryland Extension
and the University of Maryland Eastern Shore.
Online registration is available at www.umes.edu/SANS.
information, contact Gloria Pugh at 410-651-6168 or Corrie Cotton by phone at
410-651-6630, by fax at 410-651-7656 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Suzanne Waters Street,
agriculture communications specialist, School of Agricultural & Natural
Sciences, 410-621-3850, email@example.com.