Start Date: 6/27/2018 8:00 AM EDT
End Date: 6/27/2018 3:30 PM EDT
Venue Name: Chesapeake Nurseries, Inc. and Marshalls' Riverbank Nurseries Inc. Location:
4105 Greenhill Church Road
Quantico, MD United States 20882
Event Website: www.mnlga.org
Maryland Nursery, Landscape and Greenhouse Association
Join us for the MNLGA 2018 Field Day!
This event will be held at Chesapeake Nurseries, Inc. AND Marshalls' Riverbank Nurseries, Inc., both of which are located in Salisbury, MD.
Registration is now open online. Registration via mail/fax is also open. Simply download the event brochure and fill out and send in the registration panel.
The program will feature:
- MD CPH: 1 CEU
- MDA – NM: 4 CEU's (Agricultural Nutrient Management)
- MAC – ISA: 4.75 Arborist CEU's, 1.25 TW Climber Specialist CEU's, 4.75 Municipal CEU'S, 3.5 BCMA Practice CEU's, 1.25 BCMA Management CEU's, 1.25 TW Arial Lift CEU's
- MDA – Pesticide: 8 CEU's (Private Applicator, 3A (Ornamental-Exterior), 3B (Ornamental Interior), 3C (Turf), and 6 (Right of Way and Weed)
- Breakfast and Stations with UMD Extension, MDA, and LEAD Maryland
- Welcome and Introduction by Jessica Todd (MNLGA President), Greg Langeler of Chesapeake Nurseries, and John Marshall of Marshalls’ Riverbank Nurseries
- Early Morning Discussion Program - Including updates from Deputy Secretary Julie Oberg, Kimberly Rice (MDA), Craig Regelbrugge (AmericanHort), Paul Spies (MD Dept of Ag.), and Vanessa Finney (LEAD MD)
- Morning Tours of Chesapeake Nurseries
- Maintenance and Fabrication Shop
- Hoop House with Pump House/Irrigation Overview
- Truck Loading, Shipping, and Industry Management
- Potting and Field Sprayer Demonstration
- Lunch at Chesapeake Nurseries
- Afternoon Tours of Marshalls’ Riverbank Nurseries
- Perrenial House Tour
- Propagation House Demonstration
- Potting House Demonstration
- Truck Loading, Shipping, and Inventory Management
- Marshalls’ Riverbank Nurseries Hosted Happy Hour - Join your colleagues after Field Day with a great happy hour - grab a drink, network with colleagues and wrap up the day.
About our hosts:
Chesapeake Nurseries, Inc.
For over fifty years, the Chesapeake name has been synonymous with top quality broadleaf evergreens. Chesapeake’s farms now encompass over 1300 acres on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, and are used to produce high quality ornamental shrubs. Chesapeake currently grows over 150 varieties of Azaleas, Barberry, Boxwood, Hydrangea, Ilex, Nandina, Ornamental Grasses, Pieris, and more.
Marshalls' Riverbank Nurseries, Inc.
Marshalls’ Riverbank Nurseries has been providing consistent, high quality plants and exemplary customer service to the trade since 1999. Marshalls’ Riverbank Nurseries is a family owned wholesale plant nursery located on the scenic Wicomico River in Salisbury, Maryland. With 500 hoop houses, every plant for every order is individually selected to make certain that only the highest quality plants are shipped.