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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...

On-farm Food Safety and Recall Readiness Training for an On-farm market

Friday, Jan. 19, 2018 - 8:00am to 3:00pm
Butler's Orchard
This workshop is specifically geared to operators of farms with an on-farm market. The workshop will cover Maryland Good Agriculture Practices (GAP) basics, an overview of the Food Safety Modernization Act, food safety risk and recommendations for a CSA operation, recall planning and the role of...

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...

Farm Succession Workshop - Central Maryland

Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018 - 9:00am to 2:00pm
Frederick County Extension Office
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...


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 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Register at: Adult (18-up) $10; Youth (10-17) $5.00; Children (0-9) Free; 4-H or FFA (with proof...
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