News Release, Maryland Department of Natural Resources
ANNAPOLIS, MD – The department’s Plant Protection & Weed Management program will host a boxwood blight training seminar on March 14 at 10 a.m. at the Maryland Department of Agriculture, 50 Harry S Truman Pkwy, Annapolis, in Room 112. Boxwood blight, an exotic fungal disease, is a serious concern for Maryland’s nursery industry. Occurrence of this disease has been increasing in the nursery trade and beyond.
The training will include a discussion on boxwood blight management, biology, exterior quarantines imposed by other states for boxwood plants leaving Maryland, new developments, and current issues facing the disease.
This free training is limited to 50 participants. If there are fewer than 15 attendees registered by March 5, the training may be cancelled. To register, please contact the department’s Plant Protection & Weed Management program at firstname.lastname@example.org or 410-841-5920