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agriculture

2014 Northern Maryland Field Crops Day

Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014 - 8:30am to 3:30pm
Friendly Farm Restaurant
Attention all producers of corn, soybeans, small grains and hay you are invited to attend the 2014 Northern Maryland Field Crops Day Meeting on Thursday, December 11, 2O14. Presentation topics: • Soybean Growth and Maturity – What to plant when? • “Drones” in Agriculture –a Tool for IPM • Your...
Life Before Right To Farm Laws: What Was That Like? Introduction Over the next week, Paul, Mae Johnson and I will be posting a series of articles discussing the role that right-to-farm laws play in...
The Maryland agricultural community is facing a diverse and complex set of legal challenges, but experts with the Agriculture Law Education Initiative (ALEI) now have a better understanding of...

SARE Farmer/Partnership Grant Webinar

Friday, Oct. 10, 2014 - 12:00pm
Online webinar
Is a Sustainable Agriculture grant right for you? Are you a farmer with a new idea you would like to test using a field trial, on-farm demonstration, or other technique? Are you an agricultural service provider or food system community organizer looking to conduct research or trainings with farmers...

Managing Risk

Wednesday, Sep. 24, 2014 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Online Webinar
MidAtlantic Women In Agriculture will offer a free webinar open to all on September 24th at 12 noon! "Managing Legal Risks" This webinar will focus on how to manage legal risks on your farm. Tools such as utilizing a business organization, liability waivers and purchasing liability insurance will...

2014 Fall Farm Tour

Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Various locations in Delaware
It’s Time for our 2014 Fall Farm Tour! 9am– Fifer’s Orchards www.fiferorchards.com 1919 Allabands Mill Road Camden–Wyoming, DE 10:15– Haass’ Family Butcher Shop www.haassmeats.com 3997 Hazlettville Road Dover, DE 12pm – Lunch at Harvest Ridge Winery Lunch is being catered by Sisters By Chance www...

Maryland Farmland Values

A while back I posted about cash rent values in Maryland and Delaware in 2014. Today I want to continue that theme, looking at land values in Maryland and Delaware in 2013. Each year USDA’s National Ag Statistics Service (NASS) surveys farms to get land value information on cropland and pastureland...
At the edge of a field at the Western Maryland Research and Education Center (WMREC) in Keedysville sits a penned-in area known as the “Goat Hilton.” Fifteen goats spend most of their time in the...
In order to be efficient and productive, farmers of today must constantly stay connected with the technologies of tomorrow. That’s why the 4th annual MidAtlantic Precision Ag Equipment Day brought...

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