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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’...
Announcing an improved resource from the Maryland Rural Enterprise Development Center… Your Ag Business Venture: Dream, Plan, Implement! Starting an agricultural business in Maryland is an exciting...
MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture strives to Educate, Engage and Empower women across all areas of agriculture. So on February 13 in Dover Delaware, 181 women from across Maryland, Delaware, Virginia...

When Can the Government Enter Your Farm?

Farmers are challenged daily by a variety of external factors: fluctuating markets, the unpredictability of Mother Nature, and perhaps the most challenging of all: the vast, ever changing array of local, state, and Federal laws. Every new law has the potential to bring a new government inspector...

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