University of Maryland Extension

Lecture/Seminar

Managing Risk for Food Businesses

Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2015 - 9:15am to 3:30pm
University of Maryland Extension - Washington County Office
University of Maryland and Penn State Extension to Offer Food Business Risk Management Class Because consumers have grown more concerned about how their food was grown and processed, every food business owner (and every farmer who is selling products directly to the public) needs to understand the...

Want to Become A Master Gardener?

Thursday, Sep. 3, 2015 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Garrett County Extension Office Meeting Room
University of Maryland Extension in Garrett County announces Master Gardener Basic Training consisting of 13 classes at the Garrett County Office located in Mt. Lake Park, MD. The course will begin September 3, 2015 and will be every Thursday afternoon (1-4 pm) through November 19th. After...

Toxic Plant Seminar

Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2015 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Harford County Extension Office
Do you know what plants in your pasture pose a threat to your livestock? What steps are you taking to reduce your animals’ risk of eating something toxic? Dr. Anna Snarski and Extension Educator Sara BhaduriHauck will discuss the principles of plant toxicity, identification of toxic plants, and...

Nature-based Forestry: The Pro Silva Movement in Europe

Thursday, Sep. 17, 2015 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Online
The next offering in the Woodland Stewardship Education Webinar series will be held on Thursday, September 17th at 12 noon. The webinar will feature University of Maryland Extension Forest Stewardship Educator Lyle Almond. His presentation, “Nature-based Forestry: The Pro Silva Movement in Europe”...

LEAD Maryland Class IX Seminar 4

Wednesday, Sep. 16, 2015 - 11:00am to Friday, Sep. 18, 2015 - 2:30pm
Kent County, MD
The LEAD Maryland Class IX Fellows will meet for their 4th seminar in series of 9 seminars, September 16-18, in Kent County, MD.

Food Safety Modernization Act-Produce & Preventive Rule Webinar

Thursday, Jul. 23, 2015 - 12:00pm
Online Webinar
The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) is the most sweeping reform of our food safety laws in more than 70 years. The purpose of the law is to ensure the U.S. food supply is safe by shifting the focus from responding to contamination to proactively preventing it. The law affects both the...

Overview of the River Report Card

Tuesday, Jun. 23, 2015 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Eastern Shore Hospital Center
Overview of the River Report Card Dorchester County Master Gardeners cordially invites all members of the community to their June meeting on Tuesday June 23 rd 6:00 p.m. at the Eastern Shore Hospital Center – English Hall, 5262 Woods Road, Cambridge, MD 21613. The guest speaker is Matt Pluta, the...

Family Farm Transition Webinar

Tuesday, Jun. 9, 2015 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
This is an online event
Planning to transition the family farm from one generation to another generation? This can be a very difficult process that requires good communication skills, goal setting, financial analysis, tax planning, and retirement planning. Dr. Shannon Ferrell , associate professor of agricultural...

Grow It Eat It Gardening Class in Spanish

Wednesday, May. 20, 2015 - 6:00pm
Southeastern Anchor Branch of the Enoch Pratt Library System
basics of vegetable gardening

Understanding Maryland FarmLink, General Leasing Issues, and Setting a FairRent

Monday, May. 11, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
On the computer
Agricultural land leasing is an important feature of Maryland agriculture. Issues often arise between landlords and tenants not understanding what the law is or how to communicate with each other. On May 4th and May 11th, agricultural landlords and tenants or those looking to get into agriculture...

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