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2018
  November | December

2019
January  |  February  | March

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November

Event: Virginia Association of Professional Soil Scientist Annual Conference
Date:
November 1-2, 2018 (Thursday & Friday)
Location: 
Barren Ridge Vineyards (BRV), 984 Barren Ridge Rd, Fishersville VA 23939
Registration and program information: click here...    

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Event: American Wine Society National Conference
Date: November 1-3, 2018
Location: Hyatt Regency, Buffalo, New York
Information and Registration: click here..

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Event: Sowing the Seeds of Social Media Success-Strategic Market Planning - Cockeysville, MD location
Date: Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Location: Maryland Agricultural Resource Center, 1114 Shawan Road, Cockeysville, MD 21030
Time: 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Cost: $65 (includes lunch and resource packet)
Registration: Click here...
Description:
This seminar seeks to offer training for those ready to expand their already existing Internet marketing plans to the next level.  Seminar topics will include: Learn to define business vision and goals, brand voice and how to align them with social media marketing activities, Gain insight on the operation and application of major social networking platforms, Learn to create a marketing action plans based on desired outcomes and how to integrate social media into the mix., Stay out of trouble by learning the legal parameters concerning postings, dealing with negative feedback, posting pictures, and on-line offerings., Hear from a panel of successful social media farm marketers.

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Event: Sowing the Seeds of Social Media Success-Strategic Market Planning - Wye Mills, MD location
Date: Thursday, November 15, 2018
Location: Chesapeake College, 1000 College Circle, Rm HEC 110, Wye Mills, MD
Time: 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Cost: $65 (includes lunch and resource packet)
Registration: Click here...
Description:
This seminar seeks to offer training for those ready to expand their already existing Internet marketing plans to the next level.  Seminar topics will include: Learn to define business vision and goals, brand voice and how to align them with social media marketing activities, Gain insight on the operation and application of major social networking platforms, Learn to create a marketing action plans based on desired outcomes and how to integrate social media into the mix., Stay out of trouble by learning the legal parameters concerning postings, dealing with negative feedback, posting pictures, and on-line offerings., Hear from a panel of successful social media farm marketers.

December

Event: Food for Profit
Date: Tuesday, December 4, 2018
Location:
Prince George's Soil Conservation District, 5301 Marlboro Race Track Rd, Upper Marlboro, MD 20772
Time: 9 am to 4:30 pm
Cost: $55.00
Registration:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/food-for-profit-introduction-to-starting-a-food-business-tickets-51718380067
Description:Food for Profit workshop takes you step by step through the information necessary to start and run a small food product business. Although appropriate for any food business owners who want to develop their venture proactively, the workshop is especially directed to individuals who will be making and packing their products for resale (through grocery stores, open-air markets, or restaurants).

Food for Profit is a very practical session, providing information that you will be able to use immediately to ensure that your business starts out and grows in a way that matches your vision and goals.

Year 2019

January  |  February  | March

January

Event: 2019 North American Raspberry & Blackberry Conference
Date: 
Wednesday, January 9 thru Saturday, January 12, 2019
Location:  Savannah International Trade & Convention Center, Savannah, Georgia
Description: NARBA’s 2019 conference will be held in Savannah, Georgia in association with the Southeast Regional Fruit and Vegetable Conference (SRFVC), a major regional conference with multiple tracks of educational sessions and a large trade show.
More Information/Registration:  go to http://www.raspberryblackberry.com/2019-north-american-raspberry-blackberry-conference/

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Event: Southeast Regional Fruit and Vegetable Conference
Date: Thursday, January 10 thru Sunday, January 13, 2019
Location: Savannah International Trade and Convention Center, Savannah Georgia
Description: 
The Southeast Regional Fruit and Vegetable Conference is an educational conference and trade show in the southeastern United States that unites growers, vendors and suppliers. Educational sessions, we will address food safety concerns, specific commodity issues on production practices and increased yields, and marketing strategies.
More Information/Registration: go to http://www.seregionalconference.com/

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Event: 2019 Ohio Produce Network
Date: Wednesday, January 16 thru Thursday, January 17, 2019
Location: Embassy Suites, Dublin, Ohio
More Information/Registration: http://www.opgma.org/general-information/

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Event: 2019 Empire State Producers Expo
Date:
Tuesday, January 15 thu Thursday, January 17, 2019
Location: SRC Arena, Syracuse, NY
More Information/Registration: https://nysvga.org/expo/information/

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Event: Growing Our Future Harvest: 20th Anniversary Conference
Date: Thursday, January 17 thru Saturday, January 19, 2019
Location: College Park, MD
Description:
The region's premier farm and food gathering is celebrating 20 years! Join us for an extra special three days of deep-dive workshops, farm fresh meals, inspiring speakers, and farmer and foodpreneur learning and networking!
Information and Registration: click here...

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Event: Mid-Atlantic Fruit and Vegetable Convention
Date: Tuesday, January 29, 2019 thru Thursday, January 31, 2018
Time:  9 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Hershey Lodge, 325 University Drive, Hershey, PA 17033
Registration: Click here...  (registration will be available around December1, 2018)

February

Event: MGGA Annual Conference-Save the Date!
Date: Friday, February 1 thru Saturday, February 2, 2019
Location: TBA

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Event: 2019 NASGA Annual Meeting & 9th North American Strawberry Symposium
Date:
Sunday, February 3 thru Wednesday, February 6, 2019
Location: Wyndham Orlando Resort, Orlando, Florida
Information/Registration: https://nasga.org/n-american-strawberry-growers-conference.htm

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Event: Southern Maryland Vegetable & Fruit Production Meeting
Date:
Thursday, February 7, 2019
Location: TBA
Time:
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Contact: (410) 222-3906 or myersrd@umd.edu

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Event: 18th Annual Regional Women in Agriculture Conference
Date:
Tuesday, February 12 thru Wednesday, February 13, 2019
Location: Dover Downs Hotel, Dover, DE
For more Information or to register: http://extension.umd.edu/womeninag

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Event: Western Maryland Regional Fruit Meeting-Save the Date!
Date: Thursday, February 14, 2019
Time: 9 AM to 4 PM (Registration check-in begins at 8:30 AM)
Location: Western Maryland Regional Fruit Meeting, 18830 Keedyville Road, Keedysville, MD 21756
Registration: wil open in mid-December
Description:The Western Maryland Regional Fruit Meeting is geared to commercial tree and small fruit production.

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Event: IFTA Annual Conference
Date: February 24-28, 2019
Location: Holiday Inn Rochester Downtown, Rochester, NY
Information/Registration: https://www.ifruittree.org/ifta-events

March

Event: Eastern Winery Exposition
Date:
March 19-21, 2019
Location: The Oncenter, 800 South State Street, Syracuse, New York, 13202
Registration: https://easternwineryexposition.com/registration/
Description: The 2019 program features 40+ Speakers and 35 sessions in Enology, Viticulture and Money / Management, and trade show. It kicks off March 19 with three full-day Workshops featuring Sparkling Wines, Managing Microbes and Cold Climate Grapes.

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