University of Maryland Extension

Women In Ag

Annie’s Project: Women Managing Commercial Poultry

Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017 - 9:15am
Carvel Research & Education Center OR UD Paradee Center
Annie’s Project Annie was a woman who grew up in a small town in Northern Illinois. Her goal was to marry a farmer and she did. Annie spent her lifetime learning how to be an involved business partner with her farm husband. Together they did great things, but it wasn’t easy. This is Annie’s Project...

Women in Agriculture Webinar- Farm Diversification: Ideas on Alternative Crops

Wednesday, Jul. 27, 2016 - 12:00pm
Online Webinar
7/27: Farm Diversification - Ideas on alternative crops - Farm diversification opens opportunity and increases potential profitability! Adding specialty fruit and vegetable crops to your farm can increase profit margins in several ways. Like diversifying in the stock market, engaging in more than...
This edition of the LES newsletter includes information on Agronomy Day, Grain marketing workshops, Pencil to Plow, Annies Project, Women in Ag and an Intro to Soils Course.More info

Farm Diversification: Profitability with Specialty Fruits and Vegetables

Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2015 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Wye Research and Education Center
Farm diversification opens opportunity and increases potential profitability! Adding specialty fruit and vegetable crops to your farm can increase profit margins several ways. Like diversifying in the stock market, engaging in more than one enterprise and adding value to what you already grow will...
MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture strives to Educate, Engage and Empower women across all areas of agriculture. So on February 13 in Dover Delaware, 181 women from across Maryland, Delaware, Virginia...

Developing a Farm Strategy Webinar

Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015 - 9:00am
Online
Creating a Farm Strategy Developing an overall farm strategy is a part of a farm business plan. This strategy includes a number of steps focused on market segments, characteristics of those segments, and forming a plan around the needs of each segment. The purpose of the process is to develop a...

Annie's Project Class, Southern Maryland

Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015 - 6:00pm to Wednesday, Mar. 11, 2015 - 6:00pm
North East Community Center
Southern Maryland Wednesdays, January 21st - March 11th, 2015; 6:00pm - 9:00pm (Snow Date, March 18th) North East Community Center 4075 Gordon Stinnett Ave Chesapeake Beach, MD 410-257-2554 Click here to view Southern Maryland's Class Agenda

Managing Risk

Wednesday, Sep. 24, 2014 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Online Webinar
MidAtlantic Women In Agriculture will offer a free webinar open to all on September 24th at 12 noon! "Managing Legal Risks" This webinar will focus on how to manage legal risks on your farm. Tools such as utilizing a business organization, liability waivers and purchasing liability insurance will...
On February 25-26 th the 12 th Annual Women in Agriculture conference was held at the Dover Downs, in Dover Delaware. 158 women from across the Agricultural business came together for two days of...
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