University of Maryland Extension

Women in Agriculture

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Why Value-Added Products Fail

Why Value-Added Products Fail Value-Added products can increase your enterprise profit picture, but only if it's a marketable product that fits your resources and farm mission. This presentation explores what works and what doesn't when developing and marketing value-added farm products. And, helps...

2018 Conference

REGISTER Online at: https://womeninag2018.eventbrite.com __________________________________________________ Conference Details February 8, 2018 - Preconference February 8, 2018 - Harness Racing Reception and Networking February 9, 2018 - Conference Location and Accomodations Sponsorship...

International Programs

Women play a key role in food security around the world. They are integrally involved in family agriculture, food acquisition, and the preparation of meals. Although roles vary, the contributions of women in growing, preparing, and selling food are vital to the strength and health of their families...

Creating a Farm Marketing Kit Webinar

Creating a Farm Marketing Kit - A marketing kit is an essential for tool for any business. Learn how to develop a compelling package to attract your target market and leverage your worth. This webinar will cover the elements of a successful marketing kit and includes examples to help you develop an...

Soil pH, Liming Rates and Fertility Webinar

Presentation Handouts Archived presentation handouts in PDF format Websites of Interest UC Davis Soil Map

Deciding on a Business Structure Webinar

Business structures can often be one of the simplest tools producers can utilize to limit their business liability. At the same time, they often confuse those considering adopting one as a tool to utilize in their business. This webinar will cover business structures from the simplest (sole...

Estimating and Tracking Production Costs Webinar

Estimating and Tracking Production Costs The ability to effectively estimate and track production costs is essential to farm business decision making. This session will discuss methods for estimating costs and how to manage expenses. Presented by: Shannon Dill ( sdill@umd.edu ), Extension Educator...

Hiring and Firing Practices Webinar

Hiring and Firing Practices This webinar will outline how to protect your operation with efficient hiring practices and tools such as background checks, employee handbooks and more. Alternatively, the webinar will also go over the correct course of action when firing an employee and help to ease...

Hiring Maryland Farm Interns and Associated Labor Laws Webinar

Hiring Maryland Interns and Associated Labor Laws Hiring Maryland Farm Interns and Associated Labor Laws- Many farms across Maryland use interns or apprentices to lighten the overall farm workload and help young people gain practical farming experience and knowledge. Although interns can be a...

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