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Annie's Project Southern MD

Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019 - 6:00pm
Prince George's Soil Conservation District
Objective Annie’s project is designed to empower women in agriculture, provide information in farm management and build local networks throughout the state. The target audience is women with a passion for business, agriculture and involvement in the farm operation. Key Principles: *Teach all five...

Know the Law, Protect Your Farm Program – Video Discussion # 2

Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Online
The Know the Law, Protect Your Farm - Protecting your farm from Legal Risk in ME, NH, VT, and DE, MD is a free online program created to teach farmers in the mid-atlantic strategies to reduce risks within their operation. This is the first of three video discussions featuring attorney Rachel...

2019 Bay Area Fruit School

Friday, Feb. 22, 2019 (All day)
Wye Research & Education Center
DESCRIPTION The University of Maryland Extension and College of Agriculture & Natural Resources will host an all-day workshop discussing recent research in fruit tree planting and management on Friday, February 22nd at the Wye Research and Education center, 124 Wye Narrows Drive in Queenstown...

H-2A Employer Compliance Webinar

Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
online
H-2A employers are subject to strict and complex recordkeeping requirements related to how they pay both H-2A and non-H-2A workers. Tune into this webinar for a review of the numerous compliance obligations of H-2A employers and learn about some newly created rescources meant to help employers...

Research tour: Best Management Practices for Substrate, Water and Nutrient Management of Urban Farming Systems

Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Research Greenhouse Complex, University of Maryland, College Park, MD
Research tour: Best Management Practices for Substrate, Water and Nutrient Management of Urban Farming Systems Feb 28, 2019 5 to 8 PM Research Greenhouses, University of Maryland, College Park, MD (click here for Google Maps link) Come see first-hand the on-going research and preliminary results of...

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...

Annie's Project Southern MD

Wednesday, Mar. 6, 2019 - 6:00pm
Prince George's Soil Conservation District
Objective Annie’s project is designed to empower women in agriculture, provide information in farm management and build local networks throughout the state. The target audience is women with a passion for business, agriculture and involvement in the farm operation. Key Principles: *Teach all five...

Know the Law, Protect Your Farm Program – Video Discussion # 3

Thursday, Mar. 7, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Online
The Know the Law, Protect Your Farm - Protecting your farm from Legal Risk in ME, NH, VT, and DE, MD is a free online program created to teach farmers in the mid-atlantic strategies to reduce risks within their operation. This is the first of three video discussions featuring attorney Rachel...

Basic GAP - Good Agricultural Practices Training

Monday, Mar. 18, 2019 - 8:30am to 4:00pm
University of Maryland Extension, Baltimore City Office
Who should attend: This one-day workshop is highly recommended for small- and large-scale fruit and vegetable producers who want to understand how to meet basic U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) food safety requirements and/or are considering Good Agricultural Practice (GAP) certification...

Annie's Project Southern MD

Wednesday, Mar. 20, 2019 - 6:00pm
Prince George's Soil Conservation District
Objective Annie’s project is designed to empower women in agriculture, provide information in farm management and build local networks throughout the state. The target audience is women with a passion for business, agriculture and involvement in the farm operation. Key Principles: *Teach all five...

Business and Legal Considerations for Your Farm Workshop

Saturday, Mar. 23, 2019 - 8:30am to 1:30pm
Prince George's County Soil Conservation District
This event is designed is to equip farmers with an understanding of key business and legal principles associated with managing a farm operation while at the same time complying with the complex network of laws and policies protecting the integrity of the state’s food system and environment...

Annie's Project Southern MD

Thursday, Apr. 4, 2019 - 6:00pm
Prince George's Soil Conservation District
Objective Annie’s project is designed to empower women in agriculture, provide information in farm management and build local networks throughout the state. The target audience is women with a passion for business, agriculture and involvement in the farm operation. Key Principles: *Teach all five...
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