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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 flocks 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...

Poultry Farm Management for New & Existing Growers

Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018 - 8:00am to 3:00pm
Eastern Shore Hospital Center
University of Maryland Extension Poultry Farm Management for New & Existing Growers The University of Maryland Extension is offering 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...


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 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Register at: Adult (18-up) $10; Youth (10-17) $5.00; Children (0-9) Free; 4-H or FFA (with proof...

Annie's Project: MidShore Maryland

Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018 - 6:00pm
Chesapeake Culinary Center
The University of Maryland and Delaware Cooperative Extension will conduct a Annie’s Project in 2018. Annie’s Project focuses on the many aspects of farm management and is designed to empower women in overall farm decision making and to build local networks throughout the state. The target audience...

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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