Horticultural and Field Crops
August 11, 1999
Beltsville Agricultural Research
USDA, ARS, Beltsville, Maryland
8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
You are invited to join the Seventh Annual
Agriculture and Integrated Pest Management Field
August 11, 1999, at the Beltsville Agricultural
Center (BARC). This year's focus is on Horticultural
Field Crop Sustainable Systems.
The purpose is to exhibit BARC's research programs
initiatives for developing sustainable agriculture
that we will need for the 21st century and beyond.
Components of our broad effort on Horticultural and
Crop Systems for use on small farms, including
farms, are aimed at the development of cropping
that increase productivity, enhance the environment,
produce more healthful fruits and vegetables while
fertilizer and pesticide inputs. The use of manure
composts as well as other rural and urban
soil amendments also will be featured.
Registration and payment for lunch will be at 8
August 11, 1999 at Building 011A. The morning tours
start at 8:30, 9:00, and 9:30 and will last about 3
There will be an hour for lunch and then the
tour will begin at 12:30 p.m. and last about 2.5
Registration form is available at http://www.ba.ars.usda.gov/registra.htm
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