University of Maryland Extension


Finding Land to Feed the Local Food Movement

Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Prince George's County Soil Conservation District Office
Join us as we figure out ways to keep farming strong in Prince George’s County and the region by finding land for beginning farmers to lease or purchase. We need more beginning farmers! People think of Prince George’s as an urban county, but according to the most recently published agricultural...

Learning How to Heat With Wood & Pellets ... Save Money & Be Warm!

Monday, Dec. 9, 2013 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
University of Maryland Extension Calvert County Conference Room
Are you someone who heats with oil, propane, or a heat pump, but needs to know more before heating with wood or pellets? Is the high price of oil or the cold air from your heat pump getting you down? Perhaps you are interested in an inside stove or an outdoor wood boiler. Advances made in wood...

4-H 1st Annual Turkey SHOOT

Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Gridletree MD

Cecil 4-H Horse Fun & Learning Day

Monday, Jan. 20, 2014 - 9:30am to 3:00pm
Calvert Grange Hall

Field Crops & Pasture IPM Workshop

Tuesday, Mar. 18, 2014 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Anne Arundel County Extension Office
This workshop will explore advanced concepts of pasture and field crop production in the Southern Maryland region from establishment to harvest, including animal utilization. Topics will include: Crop selection; integrated crop management; soil fertility; weed control; insect control; and disease...

Cecil 4-H Animal Science Showmanship Workshops

Sunday, Apr. 27, 2014 - 1:00pm to 5:30pm
Cecil County Fairgrounds-Lower New Livestock Barn, Fair Hill

Dorchester/Talbot/Caroline - Private Pesticide Applicators Exam Prep/Training & Exam

Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014 - 6:00pm to Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014 - 8:00pm
Eastern Shore Hospital Center - English Hall
Wednesday, February 5, 2014 (Training) and Wednesday, February 12, 2014 (Exam).

Eastern Shore Vegetable Meeting

Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014 - 8:00am to 3:30pm
Eastern Shore Hospital Center - English Hall

Dorchester Agronomy Meeting

Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014 - 8:00am to 3:30pm
Eastern Shore Hospital Center - English Hall

Winterkilled Cover Crop Field Day

Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013 - 10:30am to 1:30pm
Central Maryland Research and Education Center, 4240 Folly Quarter Rd., Ellicott City, MD
Take a break from your fall clean-up to check out some cover crops at the peak of their growth before winterkill. Five varieties of radish cover crops, phacelia, mixtures, and interplantings are growing in the field in preparation for no-till spring vegetables. Dr. Ray Weil will be on hand in a...


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