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Close Encounters with Agriculture - Week 2

Monday, Oct. 16, 2017 - 10:00am to Friday, Oct. 20, 2017 - 1:30pm
Montgomery County Extension Office
Close Encounters with Agriculture is an award winning program offered each year to Montgomery County fourth grade students. Since 1993, over 60,000 students have participated in this hands-on educational program designed to teach students about modern agriculture, maintaining a healthy environment...

Clone of Close Encounters with Agriculture - Week 3

Monday, Oct. 23, 2017 - 10:00am to Friday, Oct. 27, 2017 - 1:30pm
Montgomery County Extension Office
Close Encounters with Agriculture is an award winning program offered each year to Montgomery County fourth grade students. Since 1993, over 60,000 students have participated in this hands-on educational program designed to teach students about modern agriculture, maintaining a healthy environment...

Food For Profit Training

Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Prince George's Soil Conservation District
Have you ever been told that your favorite homemade bread, or salsa, is “good enough to sell?” Do you have additional fruit or vegetables from your farm or home garden that you would like to make into a commercial product? Food for Profit is a one-day workshop designed to help you work through the...

Agricultural and Environmental Law Conference

Friday, Nov. 17, 2017 - 8:00am to 3:00pm
DoubleTree Hotel
Register now for this year's Ag and Environmental Law Conference. Discussion topics to include: • Hot Legal Issues in Agriculture • Legal Resources for Improving Soil Health • Antibiotics and Livestock • Conservation and the 2018 Farm Bill • Organics: Certified, Transitional, Livestock, Oh My! *...

Food for Profit

Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Montgomery County Office of Agriculture
Have you ever been told that your favorite homemade bread, or salsa, is “good enough to sell?” Do you have additional fruit or vegetables from your farm or home garden that you would like to make into a commercial product? Food for Profit is a one-day workshop designed to help you work through the...

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...

SMALL FLOCK EXPO

Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018 - 9:00am to 3:00pm
Carroll County
University of Maryland Extension MID-ATLANTIC SMALL FLOCK EXPO February 10, 2018 Carroll County 706 Agriculture Center Drive, Westminister, MD 21157 http://www.carrollcountyagcenter.com/contact/ 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. $5.00/Group/Family Registration at: https://mid-atlantic-small-flock-expo_2-10-...
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