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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...

Email Newsletters, Tips and Tools Webinar

Email Newsletters, Tips and Tools Are you overwhelmed by the thought of writing your own e-newsletter? It’s not as difficult as you might think to create an engaging newsletter to wow your readers! In this webinar we will discuss the nuts and bolts of developing a newsletter, criteria for content,...

Can I Use This Picture? Media Law

Can I Use This Picture? Media Law Have you ever found an image on the Internet and used it online, in a presentation, on a blog or website? Was it okay to do that? We'll review the legal use of image copyright and provide sources where you can find free or low cost images. Learn how to protect,...

How to Create Social Media Memes, and Other Photo Apps

6/14/17: How to Create Social Media Memes, and Other Photo Apps An effective social media presence involves using images. Learn how to create memes, which is simply text attractively laid across an image. Learn what photo apps help turn photos into dynamite digital messages that capture attention!...

Super Market Vendor

"Are You a Supermarket Vendor or a Super Market Vendor?" Are you a farmer or food producer and can spare an hour to learn how to improve your sales at farmers markets? Yes? Then tune to our upcoming webinar for a crash course in how to provide customers with an amazing shopping experience while...

Communicating on Difficult Topics

Communicating on Difficult Topics and with Difficult People Kay-Megan Washington, Program Administrator for the Maryland Agricultural Conflict Resolution Service, will provide you with concrete tips on how to deal talk about uncomfortable subjects with people it can be uncomfortable to talk with...

Bugs that Bite

Bugs that Bite: Vector Arthropods and How to Avoid Them Mosquito and ticks are major nuisance pests that vector many diseases. Their feeding habits can affect your farm's bottom line by detouring the public from visiting and reducing animal health. They can cost you and your employees’ time and...

Preparing for the Transition: Farm Transition and Estate Plans

Preparing for the Transition: What to Consider When Developing your Farm Transition Plan or Estate Plan A farm transition plan is an integral part of your farm business, along with your estate plan. Sadly, many farmers have not sat down and developed either plans. This presentation will help you...

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