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Produce Safety Alliance Grower Training for FSMA Compliance-Cecil County

Monday, Nov. 27, 2017 - 8:00am to 5:00pm
Cecil County Extension Office
Monday 11/27/2017 8:00AM – 5:00PM Cecil County Extension Office 200 Chesapeake Boulevard, #1500, Elkton, MD 21921 Who should attend? Farmers who... Need to comply with the FSMA produce safety rule, e.g., producers growing leafy greens, tomatoes, berries, cucumber, etc. Are exempt from the rule but...

Rotem Controller Workshops - 4 Workshops, 2 Days, 2 Locations (You only need to go to one)

Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017 - 8:30am to Friday, Dec. 15, 2017 - 3:30pm
Somerset County Extension Office
Learn about Rotem Controllers. They set new standards in the poultry industry. These controllers enable poultry farmers to raise their flocsk under the best conditions possible, reduce operating expenses, while increasing your efficiency. Whether you require a controller having a minimal number of...

On-farm Food Safety and Recall Readiness Training for CSA operators

Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018 - 8:00am to 3:00pm
Priapi Gardens
This workshop is specifically geared to operators of farms with Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) components. 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,...

Poultry Mortality Composting - Short Course and Demonstration

Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018 - 8:30am to 3:00pm
Poultry Research Center - University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES)
Poultry Mortality Composting Short Course and Demonstration Tuesday, January 16, 2018 9:00 AM- 3:00 PM Poultry Research Center University of Maryland Eastern Shore Princess Anne, MD Sponsored by Environmental Science and Technology Department University of Maryland Cooperative Extension University...

MID-ATLANTIC SMALL FLOCK EXPO 2018

Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018 - 9:00am to 3:00pm
Carroll County Agricultural Center
University of Maryland Extension MID-ATLANTIC SMALL FLOCK EXPO February 10, 2018 http://www.carrollcountyagcenter.com/contact/ 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Register at: https://mid-atlantic-small-flock-expo.eventbrite.com Adult (18-up) $10; Youth (10-17) $5.00; Children (0-9) Free; 4-H or FFA (with proof...

Upper Shore Master Gardener Basic Training

Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018 - 5:30pm to Saturday, Apr. 21, 2018 - 8:30pm
Eastern Shore Higher Education Center
Interested in improving the environment? Avid gardener, or wishing you had a green thumb? Dedicated volunteer? If you answered yes to any of the questions above, you should consider becoming a University of Maryland Extension Master Gardener volunteer and joining the next class of enthusiastic...
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