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I am Qualified Exempt from the Produce Safety Rule. Now What?

Friday, Jan. 4, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
online
Do you grow produce? Do you have questions about the Produce Safety Rule of the Food Safety Modernization Act? This webinar series will delve into some of the details of the Produce Safety Rule and highlight specific information growers need to know. Even if you have attended a Produce Safety Rule...

Basic GAP - Basic Good Agricultural Practices Training - 1.8.19

Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019 - 8:30am to 4:00pm
University of Maryland Extension, Frederick County
Who should attend: This one-day workshop is highly recommended for small- and large-scale producers who want to understand how to meet basic U.S. Food and Drug Administration food safety requirements and/or are considering Good Agricultural Practice (GAP) certification. The training will assist...

Transferring the Farm to the Next Generation - Central Maryland

Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019 - 8:30am to 3:00pm
Howard County Fairgrounds, Dining Hall
The Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics is collaborating with the Agriculture Law Education Initiative (ALEI), the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, the Maryland Department of Agriculture,Nationwide Insurance, and the University of Maryland Extension to provide this farm succession workshop...

Lambing & Kidding School

Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Howard County Fairgrounds in West Friendship, Maryland.
Lambing & Kidding School – January 19, 2019 University of Maryland Extension will hold a Lambing & Kidding School on Saturday, January 19, 2019, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Howard County Fairgrounds in West Friendship, Maryland. The school will feature concurrent programs for adults and youth...

Ag Conservation Leasing Workshop Western Maryland

Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019 - 8:00am to 3:00pm
Frederick County Extension Office
This is one workshop in a series of scheduled events to educate agricultural service providers, farmers, and landowners on strategies and resources to implement conservation leasing practices on leased land. For additional information and to register for the webinar or a workshop, visit https://...

Central Maryland Vegetable Growers Day

Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019 - 8:30am to 3:00pm
Friendly Farm Restaurant
Commercial Vegetable Growers are invited to the 2019 Central Maryland Vegetable Growers Meeting on Thursday, January 24, 2019. Many topics will be covered in connection with vegetable growing in Maryland. To register go to https://19cmvgm.eventbrite.com This meeting will serve as recertification...

Beef Producer's Short Course: Series I

Friday, Jan. 25, 2019 (All day) to Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019 (All day)
Baltimore County Extension Office
The University of Maryland Extension has designed this short-course to provide producers educational information and hands-on training in several areas of beef production. Whether you're just thinking of starting your own beef production operation or have been in the industry for years, this short-...

2019 Mid-Atlantic Fruit and Vegetable Convention Pre-Convention Workshops

Monday, Jan. 28, 2019 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Hershey Lodge
INFORMATION The 2019 Mid-Atlantic Fruit and Vegetable Convention (MAFVC) is held each year to provide the latest updates and important information to fruit and vegetable growers from Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Virginia and surrounding states. The conference will be held at the Hershey...

Farmer Training and Certification- Frederick County Extension Office (Day 1 of 2)

Monday, Jan. 28, 2019 - 9:30am to 4:30pm
University of Maryland Extension, Frederick County Office
The Farmer Training and Certification workshops provide opportunities for producers with cropland and pastures who use commercial fertilizer and/or manure to learn how to write nutrient management plans for their operation that meet Maryland Department of Agriculture’s regulations. Individuals with...

2019 Mid-Atlantic Fruit and Vegetable Convention

Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019 - 9:00am to Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019 - 4:00pm
Hershey Lodge
INFORMATION The 2019 Mid-Atlantic Fruit and Vegetable Convention (MAFVC) is held each year to provide the latest updates and important information to fruit and vegetable growers from Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Virginia and surrounding states. The conference will be held at the Hershey...

More to Know About Worker Trainings and the FSMA Produce Safety Rule

Friday, Feb. 1, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
online
Do you grow produce? Do you have questions about the Produce Safety Rule of the Food Safety Modernization Act? This webinar series will delve into some of the details of the Produce Safety Rule and highlight specific information growers need to know. Even if you have attended a Produce Safety Rule...

Frederick County 2019 Commercial Pesticide Conference

Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019 - 8:00am to 3:30pm
Frederick Co 4-H Camp & Activities Center
2019 Maryland Agricultural Pesticide Conference, an educational program conducted by the University of Maryland Extension for custom pesticide applicators, dealers, distributors, sales representatives, growers, agency representatives and Extension workers. The Maryland Department of Agriculture...

Farmer Training and Certification- Frederick County Extension Office (Day 2 of 2)

Monday, Feb. 11, 2019 - 9:30am to 4:30pm
University of Maryland Extension, Frederick County Office
The Farmer Training and Certification workshops provide opportunities for producers with cropland and pastures who use commercial fertilizer and/or manure to learn how to write nutrient management plans for their operation that meet Maryland Department of Agriculture’s regulations. Individuals with...

Update Your Nutrient Management Plan-Frederick County

Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
University of Maryland Extension-Frederick County Office
Have you updated your nutrient management plan for the upcoming cropping season? Do you have questions? Do you need help getting started? Do you need a software refresher? The University of Maryland Extension (UME) Nutrient Management Specialists will be available to assist you with updating to...

Water Testing Requirements and the FSMA Produce Safety Rule

Friday, Mar. 1, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
online
Do you grow produce? Do you have questions about the Produce Safety Rule of the Food Safety Modernization Act? This webinar series will delve into some of the details of the Produce Safety Rule and highlight specific information growers need to know. Even if you have attended a Produce Safety Rule...

Spring Thaw Workshop - Watershed Moments

Saturday, Mar. 23, 2019 - 8:00am to 3:00pm
Wesley Freedom United Methodist Church
Experts from private, state, federal and local government agencies will present topics covering flood risk management; the Ellicott City floods; stormwater implementation strategies to improve water quality; rain gardens and other homeowner scale stormwater management techniques; riparian forest...

Update Your Nutrient Management Plan-Frederick County

Monday, Apr. 8, 2019 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
University of Maryland Extension-Frederick County Office
Have you updated your nutrient management plan for the upcoming cropping season? Do you have questions? Do you need help getting started? Do you need a software refresher? The University of Maryland Extension (UME) Nutrient Management Specialists will be available to assist you with updating to...
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