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Learn more about mushroom production (fungiculture)

Article by Neith Little, UMD Extension Agent, Urban Agriculture, Baltimore City Dec 4, 2018 Photo taken by Neith Little at Real Food Farm, Baltimore, MD Edible mushrooms can be cultivated outdoors on inoculated logs, or indoors on a substrate such as sawdust or grain. Outdoor production is popular...

Learn more about mushroom production (fungiculture)

Article by Neith Little, UMD Extension Agent, Urban Agriculture, Baltimore City Dec 4, 2018 Photo taken by Neith Little at Real Food Farm, Baltimore, MD Edible mushrooms can be cultivated outdoors on inoculated logs, or indoors on a growth medum such as sawdust, grain, or compost. Outdoor...

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...

Urban Farmer Winter Meeting

Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019 - 4:15pm
Great Kids Farm, Catonsville, MD
Save the date for the second annual Urban Farmers Winter Meeting!

Urban Farmer Field School: Planning to achieve your farm financial goals

Monday, Oct. 29, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
UMD Extension, Baltimore City Office
Urban Farmer Field School series This summer, join University of Maryland Extension on urban farms in Prince George's County and Baltimore City. Each Urban Farmer Field School in the series will cover a different topic, but every Field School will provide you the opportunity to learn in a hands-on...

Feeding your crops right on an urban farm

Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018 - 9:00am to 3:00pm
UMD Extension, Baltimore City Office
Been farming for a few years, and feel ready to step up your soil fertility game? Need to get certified to write your own nutrient management plan, but feel intimidated by the math and chemistry involved? Bringing in imported soil or compost, and struggling with what substrates to mix and how to...

How to interpret salinity test results

Salinity matters for high tunnels and growth media Neith Little, Urban Agriculture Extension Agent Dr. Andrew Ristvey, Extension Specialist for Commercial Horticulture Salinity is an important consideration for management of healthy soil and growth media, particularly in high tunnels or hoop houses...
BALTIMORE, MD — University of Maryland Extension will host five farmer field school workshops to help urban farmers develop their agricultural enterprises for success. Held at farms across Prince...

Urban Farmer Field School: Saving money and water with drip irrigation

Monday, Aug. 13, 2018 - 5:30pm to 8:00pm
The Greener Garden, Baltimore, MD
Urban Farmer Field School series This summer, join University of Maryland Extension on urban farms in Prince George's County and Baltimore City. Each Urban Farmer Field School in the series will cover a different topic, but every Field School will provide you the opportunity to learn in a hands-on...

Urban Farmer Field School: Insurance and business structures

Monday, Sep. 24, 2018 - 5:30pm to 8:30pm
Civic Works' Clifton Mansion, Baltimore, MD
Urban Farmer Field School series This summer, join University of Maryland Extension on urban farms in Prince George's County and Baltimore City. Each Urban Farmer Field School in the series will cover a different topic, but every Field School will provide you the opportunity to learn in a hands-on...

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