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Poultry Farm Management for New & Existing Growers

Friday, Dec. 14, 2018 - 8:00am to 3:00pm
Eldorado Brookview Fire Department
The University of Maryland Extension has created a one-day workshop for new and existing poultry farmers on Delmarva focusing on poultry farm management. With today's environment, it is important to learn about the many aspects of poultry farm management. The topics that will be addressed are: farm...

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...

Diversifying Your Operation Workshop Series

Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019 - 12:00pm to 3:00pm
University of Maryland Extension, Baltimore County
What: Come join us in a 3-part series to learn how to diversify your operation. We will talk about Agri-tourism and how it might be right for your operation, adding value-added products, and marketing and pricing farm-raised meats. Guest speakers will include: UME’s Ag Marketing Specialist, Ginger...

Diversifying Your Operation Workshop Series

Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019 - 12:00pm to 3:00pm
University of Maryland Extension, Baltimore County
What: Come join us in a 3-part series to learn how to diversify your operation. We will talk about Agri-tourism and how it might be right for your operation, adding value-added products, and marketing and pricing farm-raised meats. Guest speakers will include: UME’s Ag Marketing Specialist, Ginger...

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...

Clone of Diversifying Your Operation Workshop Series

Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019 - 12:00pm to 3:00pm
University of Maryland Extension, Baltimore County
What: Come join us in a 3-part series to learn how to diversify your operation. We will talk about Agri-tourism and how it might be right for your operation, adding value-added products, and marketing and pricing farm-raised meats. Guest speakers will include: UME’s Ag Marketing Specialist, Ginger...

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...

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...

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- Howard County Extension Office (Day 1 of 5)

Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
University of Maryland Extension, Howard 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...

Farmer Training and Certification- Howard County Extension Office (Day 2 of 5)

Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
University of Maryland Extension, Howard 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...

Farmer Training and Certification- Howard County Extension Office (Day 3 of 5)

Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
University of Maryland Extension, Howard 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...

Farmer Training and Certification Exam- Howard County Extension Office (Day 4 of 5)

Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
University of Maryland Extension, Howard 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...

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...

Farmer Training and Certification Plan Development- Howard County Extension Office (Day 5 of 5)

Wednesday, Mar. 6, 2019 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
University of Maryland Extension, Howard 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...

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...
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