University of Maryland Extension

agriculture

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...

Successful Research Design and Methodology for Grant Proposals

Wednesday, Sep. 17, 2014 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Online webinar
This one hour webinar will provide an overview of practical research methodology and design to aid in developing projects and writing grant proposals. Participants will learn the basics of developing a research study in which valid conclusions can be drawn. The webinar will give an introduction in...

2014 Aronia Twilight Tour at the Wye Research & Education Center

Tuesday, Jul. 8, 2014 - 5:00pm to 7:30pm
Wye Research and Education Center Queenstown MD
ATTENTION ALL CURRENT AND POTENTIAL ARONIA GROWERS Aronia growers and those interested in Aronia are invited to attend our Mid-Season Aronia Twilight Tour at the Wye Research and Education Center in Queenstown on July 8, 2014 . This promises to be a program filled with information on all aspects of...

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