University of Maryland Extension

Starting a Second Career in Local Food – Commercial Food Production and Marketing for the New Farmer on Small Acreage

When: 
Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014 - 6:00pm
Where: 
Montgomery County Extension Office - Derwood
Address: 
Agricultural History Farm Park
18410 Muncaster Rd
Derwood, MD 20855
United States
Event Type: 
Presenter: 
Chuck Schuster
Description/Notes: 

Classes will be held at the University of Maryland Extension Office in Derwood Maryland, Tuesday evenings from 6:00 to 8:45 on the following dates:

  • January 21 – Marketing
  • January 28 – Small Ruminant Production- Sheep and Goats
  • February 4 – Soils and Soils Management – Nutrient Management
  • February 11 – Timing of Crop Planting and What to Actually Raise
  • February 25 – Season Extension Technologies
  • March 4 – Developing a crop plan for your business plan (Planning, Rotation, Timing & Cover Crops)
  • March 11 – Pest Management
  • March 18 – Irrigation, energy use, and Integrated Pest Management (IPM)
  • March 25 – Equipment, what is really needed?
  • April 1 – Plastic Mulch

Classes are free. Click here to REGISTER

Cost: 
FREE
Contact: 
Chuck Schuster
Contact Email: 
cfs@umd.edu
Contact Phone: 
301-590-2807
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