University of Maryland Extension

beginning farmer

Soil Fertility, Nutrient Management, and Conservation on the Small Farm

Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015 - 6:30pm to 8:45pm
Baltimore County Center for MD Agriculture
The focus of this workshop series is small-scale production, expecially for people interested in starting or improving their small farm success. Each session covers topics that are applicable to a variety of agricultural operations including fruits and vegetables using conventional, sustainable,...

Migrant, Seasonal and H2-A Visa Workers

Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Online Webinar
On the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month MidAtlantic Women In Agriculture will host Wednesday Webinars. 2/25: Migrant, Seasonal and H2-A Visa Workers - When farmers are faced with the need to hand harvest a large amount of crops in a short period of time, migrant, seasonal and H-2A Visa workers...

Helping Customers "Find" You

Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Online Webinar
On the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month MidAtlantic Women In Agriculture will host Wednesday Webinars. 2/11: Helping Customers "Find" You - One out of five internet searches is related to location. An accurate internet listing is one of the easiest ways to keep your business visible online. This...

Backyard Poultry 102 Workshop

Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Berlin Tractor Supply Company
Backyard Poultry 102 Workshop Join the University of MD Extension to continue learning basics of small flock management and have your questions answered by poultry experts and specialists. Workshop Topics: Feeds & Nutrition Brooding Chicks Flock Management Protecting Your Flock Q & A...

11th Annual Small Farm Conference

Friday, Nov. 7, 2014 - 12:00pm to Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014 - 5:00pm
Richard A. Henson Center
Come and learn about: soil health, 43,560 Project, aquaculture systems, direct marketing opportunities, growing frresh market potatoes, appropriately scaled farm equipment, and much more! There will be seminars for new and beginning farmers, youth programs, youth activities and exhibitors. Partners...
For Immediate Release My Business: Sharing the Journey Video Series Maryland Rural Enterprise Development Center (MREDC) Are you dreaming of rural entrepreneurship? If so, then the My Business:...

Be Smart . . . Drench Smart - Small Ruminant Integrated Parasite Management

Saturday, Mar. 15, 2014 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Central Maryland Research and Education Center
During the all day workshop, participants will learn about gastrointestinal parasites that badger small ruminants (sheep and goats), anthelmintic resistance and practices to mitigate or manage parasite burdens. The 3 hour morning session will serve as the introduction for the afternoon hands-on...

Farming: Pencil to Plow

Monday, Feb. 24, 2014 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce
The Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce Foundation and the University of Maryland Extension are pleased to announce that they have combined their technical expertise to offer ”Farming – Pencil to Plow”, an eight (8) week entrepreneurial training course designed for aspiring small farmers and those...

Starting a Second Career in Local Food – Commercial Food Production and Marketing for the New Farmer on Small Acreage

Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014 - 6:00pm
Montgomery County Extension Office - Derwood
Classes will be held at the University of Maryland Extension Office in Derwood Maryland, Tuesday evenings from 6:00 to 8:45 on the following dates: January 21 – Marketing January 28 – Small Ruminant Production- Sheep and Goats February 4 – Soils and Soils Management – Nutrient Management February...

Why Diversify your Farm with a CSA?

Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013 - 2:00pm to 6:00pm
Priapi Gardens and Colchester Farm
Why Diversify Your Farm with a CSA? Saturday, October 19, 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm Priapi Gardens - 5996 Augustine Herman Highway, Cecilton, MD 21913 Colchester Farm - 31285 Georgetown Cemetery Road, Galena, MD 21635 Future Harvest CASA Members $15; Nonmembers $25 Potluck dinner - bring a dish to share!...


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