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Frederick County

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Herbicide Resistant Weed Workshop

Friday, Feb. 23, 2018 - 8:00am
Frederick County UME Office
A series of five one-day workshops will be held throughout Maryland and Delaware this February for farmers interested in learning about the problem of herbicide resistant weeds and how to manage them. Hosted by University of Maryland Extension in collaboration with Virginia Tech and University of...

2018 Tri - County Agronomy Update

Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018 - 9:00am to 3:00pm
Urbana Firemen's Activity Center
Frederick, Howard & Montgomery Counties are holding the 2018 Tri-County Agronomy Update. Topics will include Herbicide Resistance; Creal Forage Quality; Seed Saving Laws; Soil Health; Forage Fertility; Soybean Disease; and Impacts of Farm BMPs on MD Water Quality. Call the Frederick County...

Beginning Small Farm Workshop Series

Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Agricultural History Farm Park
Beginning Small Farm Workshop Series - Commercial Food Production and Marketing for the New Farmer on Small Acreage. Classes will be held Wednesday evenings from 6:00 pm until 9:00 pm on the following dates: January 10, 2018 - Networking and Introductions January 17, 2018 - Laws and Regulations for...

Starting a small farm, class 6

Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Baltimore County Extension Office, Cockeysville, MD
In this workshop series, we’ll explore what it takes to be successful on a small-scale farm. Each session covers topics that apply to a variety of agricultural operations, including fruit and vegetable production. The topics featured in this workshop series have proven to be essential components...

Beginning Small Farm Workshop Series

Wednesday, Mar. 7, 2018 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Agricultural History Farm Park
Beginning Small Farm Workshop Series - Commercial Food Production and Marketing for the New Farmer on Small Acreage. Classes will be held Wednesday evenings from 6:00 pm until 9:00 pm on the following dates: January 10, 2018 - Networking and Introductions January 17, 2018 - Laws and Regulations for...

Starting a small farm, class 7: Introduction to farm equipment

Wednesday, Mar. 7, 2018 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Baltimore County Extension Office, Cockeysville, MD
In this workshop series, we’ll explore what it takes to be successful on a small-scale farm. Each session covers topics that apply to a variety of agricultural operations, including fruit and vegetable production. The topics featured in this workshop series have proven to be essential components...

Beginning Small Farm Workshop Series

Wednesday, Mar. 14, 2018 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Agricultural History Farm Park
Beginning Small Farm Workshop Series - Commercial Food Production and Marketing for the New Farmer on Small Acreage. Classes will be held Wednesday evenings from 6:00 pm until 9:00 pm on the following dates: January 10, 2018 - Networking and Introductions January 17, 2018 - Laws and Regulations for...

Starting a small farm, class 8: Integrated Pest Management

Wednesday, Mar. 14, 2018 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Baltimore County Extension Office, Cockeysville, MD
In this workshop series, we’ll explore what it takes to be successful on a small-scale farm. Each session covers topics that apply to a variety of agricultural operations, including fruit and vegetable production. The topics featured in this workshop series have proven to be essential components...

Combined FSMA: Produce Safety & Food Safety Preventative Controls Training-Keedysville

Monday, Mar. 19, 2018 - 8:00am to Thursday, Mar. 22, 2018 - 5:00pm
Western Maryland Research and Education Center
Combined FSMA PSA & FSPCA trainings 8:00AM – 5:00PM Western Maryland Research and Education Center 18330 Keedysville Rd., Keedysville, MD 21756 Who should attend? Farmers, growers and food processors who need to comply with the FSMA Produce Safety Rule, Preventive Controls Rule or both, who...

Beginning Small Farm Workshop Series

Wednesday, Mar. 21, 2018 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Agricultural History Farm Park
Beginning Small Farm Workshop Series - Commercial Food Production and Marketing for the New Farmer on Small Acreage. Classes will be held Wednesday evenings from 6:00 pm until 9:00 pm on the following dates: January 10, 2018 - Networking and Introductions January 17, 2018 - Laws and Regulations for...

Starting a small farm, class 9: Crop rotation and crop planning

Wednesday, Mar. 21, 2018 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Baltimore County Extension Office, Cockeysville, MD
In this workshop series, we’ll explore what it takes to be successful on a small-scale farm. Each session covers topics that apply to a variety of agricultural operations, including fruit and vegetable production. The topics featured in this workshop series have proven to be essential components...

Beginning Small Farm Workshop Series

Wednesday, Mar. 28, 2018 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Agricultural History Farm Park
Beginning Small Farm Workshop Series - Commercial Food Production and Marketing for the New Farmer on Small Acreage. Classes will be held Wednesday evenings from 6:00 pm until 9:00 pm on the following dates: January 10, 2018 - Networking and Introductions January 17, 2018 - Laws and Regulations for...

Starting a small farm, class 10: Beginning farmer panel on business planning and land access

Wednesday, Mar. 28, 2018 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Baltimore County Extension Office, Cockeysville, MD
In this workshop series, we’ll explore what it takes to be successful on a small-scale farm. Each session covers topics that apply to a variety of agricultural operations, including fruit and vegetable production. The topics featured in this workshop series have proven to be essential components...

Annie's Project: Central Maryland

Tuesday, Apr. 3, 2018 - 5:30pm
Carroll Community College
The University of Maryland and Delaware Cooperative Extension will conduct a Annie’s Project in 2018. Annie’s Project focuses on the many aspects of farm management and is designed to empower women in overall farm decision making and to build local networks throughout the state. The target audience...

Junior Sheep & Goat Skillathon

Sunday, May. 6, 2018 - 9:00am
Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival
The Junior Sheep & Goat Skillathon will be held Sunday, May 6 at the Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival. The Festival is always held the first full weekend in May. It is held at the Howard County Fairgrounds in West Friendship, Maryland. Parking is free, but there is a small fee to attend the...

Application Open: Seeking 25 New Leaders

Friday, Jun. 1, 2018 (All day)
LEAD Maryland Program
Beginning June 1, 2018 through October 1, 2018, the LEAD Program is seeking applications for the next class of LEAD Fellows. Program information and the application are available at www.leadmaryland.org . Completed applications are due October 1, 2018. The next class of LEAD Fellows, Class XI, will...

Deadline: LEAD Fellowship Program Accepting Applications, Seeking 25 New Leaders

Monday, Oct. 1, 2018 (All day)
LEAD Maryland Program
LEAD Maryland Fellowship Applications Are Due October 1, 2018 The LEAD Program is seeking applications for the next class of LEAD Fellows. Program information and the application are available at www.leadmaryland.org . Completed applications are due October 1, 2018. The next class of LEAD Fellows,...
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