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Stress Management on the Farm

The truth is that farming is hard on both your physical and mental health. Explore a variety of self-care tips to protect your health and sanity as a farmer. Dig into practical and empowering stress-reduction techniques to incorporate into your weekly routine during the busy growing season...

Facebook Promotions

Not everyone who likes your Facebook page sees your posts on their newsfeeds. Typically only 3-5% of your page fans see your content. That's right! Facebook changed the algorithms. Now, the only way to assure maximum visibility is to promote your page, post or events. The good news...for very...

Holy Hashtag

Holy Hashtag! First "# "was a number sign, then a pound sign, now its a hashtag? Why are #hashtags important and why are they used on some social media platforms and not others? We'll unpack the symbol and have you hashtagging like a pro in hashtag heartbeat! Presenter: Michele Walfred, University...

Food Marketing Trends

Consumer food choices are constantly changing. Yet, some components of their choices, such as quality, value, and customer service should never be neglected. As we head into the summer session, let's look at what food trends have surfaced so far in 2018 and how that affects your product offerings...

How to Avoid the Probate Process

Discusses the process of probating a will and some of the negative impacts of probate, and then provides examples of other farm succession/ estate planning legal tools that can help farmers avoid the probate process if that is the best option for their operation. Presenter: Kelly Nucklolls, Legal...

Small Flock Management- Getting Started with your Backyard Flock

Small flock production on the rise in the United States. It is so important to explore the many aspects to raising a backyard flock before you purchase your first chick. This webinar will teach the essential of housing, feeding, water, zoning, regulations, animal husbandry, biosecurity and much...

The Legal Side of Pesticide Drift

Blowing in the Wind: Legal side of Pesticide Drift. Have you seen the news about drift damage wreaking havoc across South? Have you seen the stories in Maryland of wineries and other specialty crop operations being severely damaged by pesticide drift? Pesticide drift damage can not only have...

Risk Management for Food Entrepreneurs

You've worked long and hard to launch your specialty food business. Folks love the product and you're picking up more sales every month and even have a major retail chain interested in test marking your product in several of their stores. But you could lose your business, possibly your other...

What Specialty Crop Enterprise is Right for You?

Growing specialty crops can provide a great niche for farms providing an opportunity to diversify and profit.The USDA defines specialty crops as “fruits and vegetables, tree nuts, dried fruits, horticulture, and nursery crops (including floriculture).” By participating in this webinar you will...

Smart Use Health Insurance

Knowing how to use your health insurance will make you a smart health care consumer. Identify smart actions that will help you become a Smart User of health insurance. This session will help you better understand how to use health insurance, learn how to manage health care expenses and identify...

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