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Women in Agriculture Webinar- What is Annie's Project

Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017 - 12:00pm
Online Webinar
12/13/17: What is Annie's Project Annie's Project is a national program that has gained momentum by connecting women in agriculture. The program teaches farm management, provides local resources and encourages networking. It also qualifies for USDA FSA Borrower Training. The webinar will explain...

Women in Agriculture Webinar- Crop Insurance Programs for 2018

Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017 - 12:00pm
Online Webinar
11/8/17: Crop Insurance Programs for 2018 Managing Risk in Your Operation: What About Crop Insurance? Agriculture is full of risks and there are many options for producers to manage risks in the operation. One tool for producers to consider is purchasing crop insurance to cover certain losses. This...

Women in Agriculture Webinar- Selling Your Farm Eggs to Retail Outlets

Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017 - 12:00pm
Online Webinar
10/25/17: Selling Your Farm Eggs to Retail Outlets Direct Marketing Shell Eggs to Retailers, Wholesalers, and Food Service Facilities in Maryland There is a strong consumer demand for locally produced foods including a call for more locally produced eggs. Real profit potential exists for Maryland...

Women in Agriculture Webinar- Urban Soil Quality

Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017 - 12:00pm
Online Webinar
10/11/17: Urban Soil Quality What are the contamination risks to be aware of when growing in urban soil? How should you test for soil contaminants? How do you interpret the test results? What treatment and management options exist? Which of those are practical? If you're interested in the answers...

Women in Agriculture Webinar- The Produce Safety Rule of the Food Safety and Modernization Act & the Records You Need to Keep

Wednesday, Sep. 27, 2017 - 12:00pm
Online Webinar
9/27/17: The Produce Safety Rule of the Food Safety and Modernization Act & the Records You Need to Keep If you grow produce you need to keep records in order to comply with the Produce Safety Rule of the Food Safety Modernization Act(FSMA). If your operation is not subject to the law you need...

Women in Agriculture Webinar- Resources for New and Beginning Farmers

Wednesday, Sep. 13, 2017 - 12:00pm
Online Webinar
9/13/17: Resources for New and Beginning Farmers Considerable education and resources have focused on new and beginning farmer programs both Nationally and in Maryland. This session will discuss state and national resources that may interest beginning farmers including educational programs, on farm...

Women in Agriculture Webinar- Starting a Specialty Food Business in Maryland

Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017 - 12:00pm
Online Webinar
8/23/17: Starting a Specialty Food Business in Maryland Consumers are attracted to specialty foods because they have the image of them being “homemade” from natural ingredients, uniquely packaged, or specially prepared. Many specialty foods are not really “new” products. Instead, they often consist...

Women in Agriculture Webinar- Email Newsletters, Tips and Tools

Wednesday, Jul. 12, 2017 - 12:00pm
Online Webinar
7/12/17: Email Newsletters, Tips and Tools Are you overwhelmed by the thought of writing your own e-newsletter? It’s not as difficult as you might think to create an engaging newsletter to wow your readers! In this webinar we will discuss the nuts and bolts of developing a newsletter, criteria for...

Annie's Project

Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017 - 5:30pm to Tuesday, Apr. 11, 2017 - 9:00pm
Garrett College Northern Outreach
ANNIE'S PROJECT EMPOWERING WOMEN IN AGRICULTURE Annie's project is designed to empower women in agriculture to manage information systems used in critical decision-making processes and to build local networks throughout the state. The eight-week course will cover the five areas of risk management:...

Women in Agriculture Webinar- Hiring Farm Employees- Process and Recommendations

Wednesday, Jul. 26, 2017 - 12:00pm
Online Webinar
7/26/17: Hiring Farm Employees - Process and Recommendations Employees are an important part of the business but can also be a big challenge. If you currently have employees, or have been considering adding a work force to your organization, this webinar is for you. The session will explore the...

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