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Ag Showcase slated for late August

  • Combine and SSC-JGPRINCESS ANNE, MD – (July 26, 2021) – University of Maryland Eastern Shore Extension, in partnership with Atlantic Tractor LLC, is hosting an Ag Showcase at the UMES Research and Education Farm on Stewart Neck Road on Wednesday, August 18, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The showcase is the inaugural event between the two organizations, both interested in the success of the Eastern Shore farmer.

    Participants can expect informational sessions involving a 90-acre soybean demonstration plot, alternative and specialty crop demonstration plots, a John Deere Operations Center classroom training and farm equipment for small- and large-scale farm operations. Exhibitors and Ag vendors will man interactive booths.  Food trucks will be on site. The primary goal of the event is to present each participant with agriculture diversification opportunities fit for their particular operation.

    While the event is free and open to small- and large-scale farmers, registration is required for logistical purposes. To register or for more information, visit https://umesagshowcase.eventbrite.com. With questions, contact Chanda Harris at 410-651-6198 or by email at ceharris@umes.edu.

     

    About UMES Extension:

    UMES Extension is a statewide, non-formal educational organization funded by federal, state, and local governments to bring research-based solutions for everyday problems directly to individuals, families, and communities. For additional information, visit www.umes.edu/extension.

     

    About Atlantic Tractor, LLC:

    Atlantic Tractor, LLC, the MidAtlantic’s largest John Deere Dealership, is a multi-store dealership with locations throughout Maryland, Delaware and southeastern Pennsylvania. Atlantic Tractor offers sales, parts and service for lawn and garden, commercial, compact construction, governmental and agricultural equipment. Visit us at WWW.ATLANTICTRACTOR.NET.  


    Suzanne Street, director of agricultural communications, University of Maryland Eastern Shore School of Agricultural and Natural Sciences, sstreet@umes.edu, 410-651-6084.

    Photo by Jim Glovier, UMES photographer, jmglovier@umes.edu