University of Maryland Extension

Lecture/Seminar

Current Legal Issues Associated with Dicamba Drift

Tuesday, Jun. 19, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
webinar
To better assist Mid-Atlantic service providers to prepare for developments in agricultural law, the Agriculture Law Education Initiative will host a quarterly series of webinars beginning in June focused on developing legal issues in agriculture and food law. June 19 at 12pm: Current Legal Issues...

2018 Farmers' Field Day at LESREC

Wednesday, Jun. 27, 2018 - 9:00am to 1:00pm
Lower Eastern Shore Research and Education Center
Calling all Farmers/Growers to your Field Day at the University of Maryland's Lower Eastern Shore Research and Education Center (LESREC) to be held Wednesday, June 27, from 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. and will include the research geared towards your needs: IR-4 Program Ag Law and Conserve Plant...

Insect Hotel & Rain Garden Tour

Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Queen Anne's County Free Library
Members of the Queen Anne's County Master Gardeners Pollinator Committee will discuss pollinator habitat including attracting pollinators, providing nesting sites, and will give a tour of the Library Rain Garden. Participants will build their own insect hotel to take home with them. Participation...

Summer Solistic Pollinator Event

Thursday, Jun. 21, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Galilee Garden at Harbor View
Take a tour of the Galilee Garden Community Garden. Members of the Queen Anne's County Master Gardeners Pollinator Committee will discuss pollinator habitat, the pollinator garden, and to do crafts with the kiddos. Members of the Upper Eastern Shore Beekeepers Association will be on hand to talk...

Webinar: "Animal Manure’s Impact on Soil Properties"

Friday, May. 18, 2018 - 2:30pm to 3:45pm
Online
As described on eXtension.org website: Many times, discussions center on managing manure nitrogen and phosphorus in soil/crop systems. This webinar will focus on the relationships of land applied livestock manure and other organic materials to soil aggregation, resistance to erosion and microbial...

Cover Crop Management Workshop

Tuesday, Jun. 12, 2018 - 5:30pm
Kent County Extension Office
This event is free, but space is limited. Registration is requested. Please email Nate Richards ( nrichard@umd.edu ) or call the extension office at 410-778-1661 to register.

Marketing Small Fruit

Monday, Apr. 9, 2018 - 4:30pm to 8:00pm
SMECO Auditorium located at 15035 Burnt Store Road Hughesville, MD 20637
April 9th – Marketing, Economics & Wrap Up 5:00-5:30 – Marketing 101 5:30-6:00 – Diversified Marketing Strategies 6:00-6:30 – Online Marketing Tools 6:30-6:50 – Developing Your Marketing Plan 7:00-7:30 – Business Plan Part 1 7:30-8:00 – Business Plan Part 2 Marketing is the root of all money...

Equine Nutrition Seminar

Tuesday, May. 1, 2018 - 5:30pm to 8:30pm
Baltimore County Extension Office
Mark your calendar for the 2018 Equine Seminar focusing on equine nutrition. Dinner will be served starting at 5:30, with the program beginning at 6pm. Topics include: Maximizing your horses nutrition for optimal health Gastric ulcers Hay and forages Class will also be followed up with a pasture...

Oak Masting: A Tale in Tree Rings (Frostburg University)

Thursday, Mar. 8, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Frostburg State University
Trees are one of the most charismatic plants we observe in our forests; they inspire awe and provide resources to humans as well as valuable ecosystem services. A critical component of wildlife habitat and resources, trees help tell part of the ecosystem's story. Dendrochronology, or the study of...

Vegetable Grower Meeting

Friday, Feb. 23, 2018 - 8:30am to 2:30pm
Friendly Farms Restaurant
This meeting is being hosted by The Mill and includes various fertility topics for vegetable production, including the latest research and information from University of Maryland Extension. Topics include: AgroLiquid is a company focused on doing fertility in a totally different way. Stephanie...

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