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Learn more about livestock suited to urban production

Article by Neith Little, UMD Extension Agent, Urban Agriculture, Baltimore City Dec 4, 2018 Photo by Edwin Remsberg, © University of Maryland--AGNR Image Library. The types of livestock raised in urban areas are constrained by both space and local regulations. Some municipalities allow the keeping...

Pasture Walk

Tuesday, May. 15, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Baltimore County Extension Office
Join us for a hands-on walking educational program through University of Maryland's Rotational Grazing Site located on the Baltimore County Agricultural Center and Farm Park. Participants will get a chance to speak with and ask questions with University of Maryland Extension and Soil Conservation...

Poultry Farm Reporting Continuous Release Emissions (CERCLA), AIR Workshop and More

Monday, Feb. 5, 2018 - 9:00am to 3:00pm
Wicomico County Extension Office
University of Maryland Extension CONTACT: Jon Moyle or Jenny Rhodes Poultry Farm Reporting Continuous Release Emissions (CERCLA), AIR Workshop and More The University of Maryland Extension is offering a one-day workshop for commercial poultry growers needing assistance filling out their CERCLA...

Poultry Farm Reporting Continuous Release Emissions (CERCLA), AIR Workshop and More

Friday, Feb. 2, 2018 - 9:00am to 3:00pm
Caroline County Extension Office
University of Maryland Extension CONTACT: Jon Moyle or Jenny Rhodes Poultry Farm Reporting Continuous Release Emissions (CERCLA), AIR Workshop and More The University of Maryland Extension is offering a one-day workshop for commercial poultry growers needing assistance filling out their CERCLA...

Crop Insurance For Maryland Field Crops And Livestock

Image by Edwin Remsberg Multi-peril crop insurance is a valuable risk management tool which allows you to insure against losses on your farm due to adverse weather conditions, price fluctuations, and unavoidable pests and diseases. It shifts unavoidable production risks to an insurance company for...
Faculty, staff, students and alumni from the University of Maryland College of Agriculture & Natural Resources (AGNR) are gearing up for the Maryland State Fair which begins Friday, August 28 th...

Toxic Plant Seminar

Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2015 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Harford County Extension Office
Do you know what plants in your pasture pose a threat to your livestock? What steps are you taking to reduce your animals’ risk of eating something toxic? Dr. Anna Snarski and Extension Educator Sara BhaduriHauck will discuss the principles of plant toxicity, identification of toxic plants, and...

Best Practices for Animal Quarantine

Quarantining new and sick animals is a practice that most livestock producers are familiar with. With the spreading avian flu predicted to reach Maryland in the coming months, it’s also something that’s been on the forefront of my mind recently. We all know that quarantine is important in reducing...

Let's Look at the Farmers’ Rights Act

Photo by Edwin Remsberg T his post should not constitute legal advice or lobbying for or against this piece of legislation. The purpose of this post is to review the possible implications of proposed legislation. Recently, the Maryland General Assembly’s House of Delegates and Senate both...

Understanding Agricultural Liability: Livestock and Other Animals (FS-990)

Understanding Agricultural Liability: Livestock and Other Animals (FS-990, 2014), discusses potential liability for livestock and other animals you may have on the farm. Typical theories for liability would include strict liability and negligence. This publication walks you through previous...

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