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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! *...

Southern Maryland Crops Conference

Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017 - 4:00pm to 8:30pm
Baden Volunteer Fire Department
Southern Maryland Crops Conference Tuesday, November 28, 2017 4:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Baden Volunteer Fire Department 16608 Brandywine Road, Brandywine, MD The registration fee of $10.00 includes a catered dinner Register by November 10, 2017, to insure dinner availability Sponsored by University of...

Produce Safety Alliance Grower Training for FSMA Compliance-Charles County

Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017 - 8:00am to 4:30pm
Charles Soil District Office
Thursday 11/30 8:00AM – 4:30PM Charles Soil District Office 4200 Gardiner Rd, Waldorf, MD 20601 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 need to comply due...

On-farm Food Safety and Recall Readiness Training for Agritourism Operators

Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018 - 8:00am to 3:00pm
Forrest Hall Farm
This workshop is specifically geared to operators of farms with agritourism 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, recall planning and the role...
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