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Agricultural and Environmental Law Conference

Friday, Nov. 17, 2017 - 8:00am to 3:00pm
DoubleTree Hotel
2017 Agriculture and Enviormental Law Conference Online Registration Closes at 11:59PM EST, November 10, 2017. Discussion topics to include: Organic Farming- Challenges, Benefits and Legal Battles Legal Resources for Improving Soil Health on Leased Land Nutrient Management Update and Preparing for...

Agricultural and Environmental Law Conference

Friday, Nov. 17, 2017 - 8:00am to 3:00pm
DoubleTree Hotel
2017 Agriculture and Enviormental Law Conference Online Registration Closes at 11:59PM EST, November 10, 2017. Discussion topics to include: Organic Farming- Challenges, Benefits and Legal Battles Legal Resources for Improving Soil Health on Leased Land Nutrient Management Update and Preparing for...

Produce Safety Alliance Grower Training for FSMA Compliance-Cecil County

Monday, Nov. 27, 2017 - 8:00am to 5:00pm
Cecil County Extension Office
Monday 11/27/2017 8:00AM – 5:00PM Cecil County Extension Office 200 Chesapeake Boulevard, #1500, Elkton, MD 21921 Who should attend? Farmers who... Need to comply with the FSMA produce safety rule, e.g., producers growing leafy greens, tomatoes, berries, cucumber, etc. Are exempt from the rule but...

Northern Maryland Field Crops Day 2017

Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017 - 9:00am to 3:30pm
Friendly Farm, Foreston Road in Upperco, MD
Maryland Crop Production Meetings Planned University of Maryland Extension has announced dates for this year’s crop production meetings that will be conducted around the state between December and March. The most recent research, information and data will be shared at these meetings and will help...

Baltimore County 4-H Record Book Training

Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
University of Maryland Extension
All are welcome! Bring your journals, pictures and records for an interactive session. Record keeping is one of the skills that youth learn in 4-H. Each year, youth are expected to record what they’ve learned in the form of a clover book, project completion, record book or senior portfolio. Learn...

Holidays Around the World Craft Night

Friday, Dec. 15, 2017 - 4:00pm to 8:00pm
University of Maryland Extension
A time of preparation for the many holidays around the world will take place with crafts. Creating fun gifts or decorations will be a great way to add to 4-H youth’s indoor projects, create holiday decorations for your family or to give as gifts. You do not have to be a 4-H’er to participate. Bring...

4-H Winter Wonder-Lab

Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
University of Maryland Extension
Youth in grades 3-8 will engage in hands on experiments to explore more about how agriculture and science are interconnected. Experiments will also investigate how advances in agriculture can help solve human issues surrounding food security and health. Investigative experiments may include: • Why...

Pesticide Recertification Training

Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Carroll County Extension Building
Pesticide Recertification Training.

Farm Succession Workshop - Northern Maryland

Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018 - 9:00am to 2:00pm
Deer Creek Outlook at the Harford County 4-H Camp
ALEI is partnering with the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of Maryland Extension, the Maryland Department of Agriculture, and Nationwide Insurance to provide this farm succession workshop. The workshop will focus on the farm succession process, including communication...

Local Forests, Global Needs

Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018 - 8:00am to 3:00pm
VFW Post 465
Learn tips to better manage your property by identifying insects that are beneficial, how to use pesticides wisely, and heating efficiently with wood and pellets. This year there will also be a silent auction. All proceeds will provide tuition for two MD high school students to attend the Maryland...

Baltimore County 4-H Winter Workshop 2018

Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018 - 9:00am to 1:30pm
University of Maryland Extension
All youth ages 5 – 18 as of January 1, 2018 are invited to attend this fun-filled day of workshops! Non-4-H members are also welcome. It’s simple to register. Click on this link: The link is to come in about a month (we are accepting proposals now for workshops) Fill out the form and mail it with...

2018 Central Maryland Vegetable Growers Meeting

Friday, Jan. 26, 2018 - 8:30am to 3:30pm
Friendly Farms Restaurant
Commercial Vegetable Growers are invited to the 2018 Central Maryland Vegetable Growers Meeting on Friday, January 26, 2018. Many topics will be covered in connection with vegetable growing in Maryland. This meeting will serve as recertification for Maryland Private Pesticide Applicators, as well...

MID-ATLANTIC SMALL FLOCK EXPO 2018

Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018 - 9:00am to 3:00pm
Carroll County Agricultural Center
University of Maryland Extension MID-ATLANTIC SMALL FLOCK EXPO February 10, 2018 http://www.carrollcountyagcenter.com/contact/ 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Register at: https://mid-atlantic-small-flock-expo.eventbrite.com Adult (18-up) $10; Youth (10-17) $5.00; Children (0-9) Free; 4-H or FFA (with proof...

Pesticide Recertification Training

Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Carroll County Extension Building
Pesticide Recertification Training.

Pesticide Certification Training

Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018 - 9:00am to 11:30am
Baltimore County Extension Building
Pesticide Certification Training.

Pesticide Recertification Training

Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018 - 1:00pm to 3:30pm
Baltimore County Extension Building
Pesticide Recertification Training.

Pesticide Certification Exam

Tuesday, Mar. 6, 2018 - 9:00am to 10:30am
Baltimore County Extension Building
Pesticide Certification Exam.
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