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Beginning Small Farm Workshop Series

Wednesday, Feb. 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 5: Making sense of food safety for beginning farmers

Wednesday, Feb. 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...

Horse Management Workshop

Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Agricultural History Farm Park
Learn to sample soil and hay and to interpret the test results. Forage Production and Analysis Nutrient Management Updates New Heavy Use Area Technologies Herbal Pastures for Improved Horse Health To Line or Not to Lime..... Using the Correct Fertilizer

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...

Farmer Training and Certification for Intensive Small-scale Food Producing Operations (Day 1 of 7)

Thursday, Mar. 8, 2018 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
University of Maryland Extension - Baltimore City
This 6-part Farmer Training and Certification (FTC) series will provide an opportunity for CSAs and growers for farmers’ markets with small intensive food production operations to learn how to develop nutrient management plans for their own operations. This series will emphasize carbon and nitrogen...

Farmer Training and Certification for Intensive Small-scale Food Producing Operations (Day 2 of 7)

Friday, Mar. 9, 2018 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
University of Maryland Extension - Baltimore City
This 6-part Farmer Training and Certification (FTC) series will provide an opportunity for CSAs and growers for farmers’ markets with small intensive food production operations to learn how to develop nutrient management plans for their own operations. This series will emphasize carbon and nitrogen...

Farmer Training and Certification for Intensive Small-scale Food Producing Operations (Day 3 of 7)

Wednesday, Mar. 14, 2018 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
University of Maryland Extension - Baltimore City
This 6-part Farmer Training and Certification (FTC) series will provide an opportunity for CSAs and growers for farmers’ markets with small intensive food production operations to learn how to develop nutrient management plans for their own operations. This series will emphasize carbon and nitrogen...

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...

Farmer Training and Certification for Intensive Small-scale Food Producing Operations (Day 4 of 7)

Thursday, Mar. 15, 2018 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
University of Maryland Extension - Baltimore City
This 6-part Farmer Training and Certification (FTC) series will provide an opportunity for CSAs and growers for farmers’ markets with small intensive food production operations to learn how to develop nutrient management plans for their own operations. This series will emphasize carbon and nitrogen...

Farmer Training and Certification for Intensive Small-scale Food Producing Operations (Day 5 of 7)

Friday, Mar. 16, 2018 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
University of Maryland Extension - Baltimore City
This 6-part Farmer Training and Certification (FTC) series will provide an opportunity for CSAs and growers for farmers’ markets with small intensive food production operations to learn how to develop nutrient management plans for their own operations. This series will emphasize carbon and nitrogen...

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...

Farmer Training and Certification for Intensive Small-scale Food Producing Operations (Day 6 of 7)

Thursday, Mar. 29, 2018 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
University of Maryland Extension - Baltimore City
This 6-part Farmer Training and Certification (FTC) series will provide an opportunity for CSAs and growers for farmers’ markets with small intensive food production operations to learn how to develop nutrient management plans for their own operations. This series will emphasize carbon and nitrogen...

Farmer Training and Certification for Intensive Small-scale Food Producing Operations (Day 7 of 7)

Thursday, Apr. 5, 2018 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
University of Maryland Extension - Baltimore City
This 6-part Farmer Training and Certification (FTC) series will provide an opportunity for CSAs and growers for farmers’ markets with small intensive food production operations to learn how to develop nutrient management plans for their own operations. This series will emphasize carbon and nitrogen...

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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