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Landowners Need to do Background Research Before Entering Into a Solar Energy Lease

Image by Edwin Remsberg This post is not legal advice Solar energy developers have begun approaching farmers and other landowners in the Mid-Atlantic region to lease land for large-scale solar energy projects. These projects typically require, on average, 7 acres to produce a megawatt of...

POSTPONED: 2016 Western Maryland Local Government Exchange

Friday, Jun. 3, 2016 - 8:30am to 4:30pm
Zion Lutheran Church
This event has been postponed. A new date will be announced shortly. We apologize for any inconvenience.

CANCELLED : Advanced Biomass Boot Camp

Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Overhills Mansion
Please note that this workshop has been cancelled. For questions and additional information, contact Nancy Nunn at (410) 827- 6202, ext. 128 or nnunn@umd.edu .

Best Practices in Wood and Pellet Stove Incentive Programs Webinar

Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Online
The University of Maryland Extension Woodland Stewardship Education program will host a one-hour webinar on Thursday, December 4th from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. to provide an overview of the “best practices” in wood and pellet stove incentive programs across the United States. As renewable energy...

Poultry Growers' Field Day

Friday, Oct. 31, 2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Maple Breeze Farm
Poultry Growers' Field Day ~ Managing Energy, Labor & Environmental Resources ~ There is NO CHARGE to attend this event. However, pre-registration is Required (a maximum of 225 people will be accepted) Demonstrations/Workshops:  Solar Panels in Broiler Houses  Managing LED Lamps  Poultry...
New Commodity Crop to Benefit Interested Landowners and Nature; DPI Seeks Expansion of Maryland Federal Cost-Share Program; Cut Costs and Energy Use Through Efficiency; Help Available to Farmers Who Use Chicken Manure; Winter Thoughts About...More info

Learning How to Heat With Wood & Pellets ... Save Money & Be Warm!

Monday, Dec. 9, 2013 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
University of Maryland Extension Calvert County Conference Room
Are you someone who heats with oil, propane, or a heat pump, but needs to know more before heating with wood or pellets? Is the high price of oil or the cold air from your heat pump getting you down? Perhaps you are interested in an inside stove or an outdoor wood boiler. Advances made in wood...

Learning How to Heat With Wood & Pellets ... Save Money & Be Warm!

Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Baltimore County Ag Center
Are you someone who heats with oil, propane, or a heat pump, but needs to know more before heating with wood or pellets? Is the high price of oil or the cold air from your heat pump getting you down? Perhaps you are interested in an inside stove or an outdoor wood boiler. Advances made in wood...
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