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Farm Financial Statements

This is a great time of year to create or update your farm financial statements. These include your balance sheet, income statement and cash flow. This webinar will review these statements and provide tips on how to use them to evaluate your farm business Presenter: Shannon Dill ( sdill@umd.edu )...

2018 Conference

Save the Date February 8 - PreConference February 9 - Conference Dover Downs Hotel and Casino, Dover Delaware More details and registration to follow soon.

What is Annie's Project Webinar

Annie's Project is a national program that has gained momentum by connecting women in agriculture. The program teaches farm management, provides local resources and encourages networking. It also qualifies for USDA FSA Borrower Training. The webinar will explain the guiding principles of Annie's...

Crop Insurance Programs for 2018 Webinar

Managing Risk in Your Operation: What About Crop Insurance? Agriculture is full of risks and there are many options for producers to manage risks in the operation. One tool for producers to consider is purchasing crop insurance to cover certain losses. This webinar will cover the basics of crop...

Selling your Farm Eggs to Retail Outlets Webinar

Direct Marketing Shell Eggs to Retailers, Wholesalers, and Food Service Facilities in Maryland There is a strong consumer demand for locally produced foods including a call for more locally produced eggs. Real profit potential exists for Maryland egg producers to expand their markets in to retail,...

Urban Soil Quality Webinar

Urban Soil Quality What are the contamination risks to be aware of when growing in urban soil? How should you test for soil contaminants? How do you interpret the test results? What treatment and management options exist? Which of those are practical? If you're interested in the answers to any of...

The Produce Safety Rule of the Food Modernization Act & the Records Records You Need to Keep Webinar

If you grow produce you need to keep records in order to comply with the Produce Safety Rule of the Food Safety Modernization Act(FSMA). If your operation is not subject to the law you need to keep certain records to prove your exemption. If your operation is subject to the law you need to keep...

Resources for New and Beginning Farmers Webinar

Resources for New and Beginning Farmers Considerable education and resources have focused on new and beginning farmer programs both Nationally and in Maryland. This session will discuss state and national resources that may interest beginning farmers including educational programs, on farm trainees...

Starting a Specialty Food Business in Maryland Webinar

Starting a Specialty Food Business in Maryland Consumers are attracted to specialty foods because they have the image of them being “homemade” from natural ingredients, uniquely packaged, or specially prepared. Many specialty foods are not really “new” products. Instead, they often consist of...

Hiring Farm Employees- Process and Recommendations

Hiring Farm Employees- Process and Recommendations Employees are an important part of the business but can also be a big challenge. If you currently have employees, or have been considering adding a work force to your organization, this webinar is for you. The session will explore the hiring...

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