Planting Green Workshop

Planting Green Workshop

Farmers and ag service providers are invited to join the Maryland Department of Agriculture, NRCS, Northeast SARE, University of Maryland Extension, Future Harvest, the Maryland Soybean Board, and MAC to learn about the latest research on planting green techniques and slug control methods. 

Activities at this all-day workshop will include:

  • Planting green demonstration
  • Biomass and root sampling activities
  • Soil pit investigation
  • Slug scouting and control methods
  • Single species and mixes, sandy and clayey soils

​Coffee, a light breakfast, and lunch are included. Registration is required. ​

The goal of the Million Acre Challenge is to support farmers in building healthy soils on one million acres of Maryland agricultural land by 2030. By joining the Challenge, you show your commitment to putting your boots on the pathway to a profitable, resilient future for your farm with healthy soils as the foundation.

Dates: Thursday, May 9, 9:30 AM – 2:30 PM


Central Maryland Research and Education Center​

12000 Beaver Dam Rd, Glenn Dale, MD 20769​

Registration required.