University of Maryland Extension


Image of Agriculture Symposium

Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016 (All day)
College Park Marriott, College Park, MD
Agriculture is the largest commericial industry in Maryland, supporting more than 350,000 jobs that go way beyond the farm. Join LEAD Maryland Class IX as we explore: The Many Faces of Maryland Agriculture. Agriculture and the environment Trends in agricultural production Maryland's agricultural...
University of Maryland Extension Focuses on Eastern Shore Agricultural Industry Farmers along Maryland's Eastern Shore are passionate about promoting the importance of agriculture to legislators and...

Generate More “Word of Mouth” Referrals

Mastering Marketing - February 2016 “Networking” and “Word of Mouth” referrals are the most effective way to reduce out of pocket costs and cultivate a clientele. The valued opinion of influential customers is the most important and cost effective promotion that a business can develop. Surveys show...

Digital Direct Marketing Tips for 2016 - Make It a Great Sales Year

Box of fresh farm raised vegetables
MASTERING MARKETING - JANUARY 2016 Whether you’re selling raw or value-added farm products, breeding stock, agritourism experiences, or business services, the start of a new year is a good time to develop your digital marketing “action tools”. There’s lots of buzz words or phrases surrounding...
Close Encounters with Agriculture
Over the final 3 weeks in October we have welcomed more than 4,000 students, teachers and chaperones to the Close Encounters program. Close Encounters with Agriculture is an award winning program...

Close Encounters with Agriculture 2015

Monday, Oct. 12, 2015 - 9:45am to Friday, Oct. 30, 2015 - 2:00pm
Montgomery County Extension Office
Close Encounters with Agriculture is an award winning program offered each year to Montgomery County fourth grade students. Since 1993, over 60,000 students have participated in this hands-on educational program designed to teach students about modern agriculture, maintaining a healthy environment...
In this issue:  Grant Writing 101: Baseline Data  USDA Economic Research Service  Ag-related Grant Directory  How this program can helpMore info

How to Write a Nutrient Management Plan

Tuesday, Sep. 29, 2015 - 9:30am to 3:00pm
University of Maryland Wye Research & Education Center, 124 Wye Narrows Dr., Queenstown, MD 21658
How to Write a Nutrient Management Plan Participants will learn how to write a nutrient management plan from beginning to end and how to use the nutrient management planning software, NuMan Pro. Participants will not come out of this training with a finished nutrient management plan; rather, they’...


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