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Women in Agriculture Webinar- Crop Insurance Programs for 2018

Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017 - 12:00pm
Online Webinar
11/8/17: Crop Insurance Programs for 2018 Managing Risk in Your Operation: What About Crop Insurance? Agriculture is full of risks and there are many options for producers to manage risks in the operation. One tool for producers to consider is purchasing crop insurance to cover certain losses. This...

2017 Agriculture Law Environmental Law Conference

Friday, Nov. 17, 2017 - 8:00am to 3:00pm
Doubletree Hotel
2017 Agriculture and Enviormental Law Conference Registration opens 9/1/2017. 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!

Farm Succession Workshop - Washington County

Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017 - 9:00am to 2:00pm
Washington County Extension Office
ALEI is partnering with the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of Maryland Extension, the Maryland Department of Agriculture, and Nationwide Insurance to provide this farm succession workshop. The workshop will focus on the farm succession process, including communication...

Farm Succession Workshop – Mid-Shore

Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017 - 8:00am to 3:15pm
Caroline County 4-H Park
ALEI is partnering with the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of Maryland Extension, the Maryland Department of Agriculture, and Nationwide Insurance to provide this farm succession workshop. The workshop will focus on the farm succession process, including communication...

Farm Succession Workshop – Lower Shore

Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017 - 8:00am to 3:15pm
Wicomico County Extension Office
ALEI is partnering with the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of Maryland Extension, the Maryland Department of Agriculture, and Nationwide Insurance to provide this farm succession workshop. The workshop will focus on the farm succession process, including communication...

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...

Ag Outlook and Policy Conference

Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017 (All day)
TBA
Hold the date for the annual AREC Ag Outlook and Policy Conference. Plans are currently underway for the conference and future details will be posted here.

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,...

Farm Succession Workshop - Central Maryland

Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018 - 9:00am to 2:00pm
Frederick County Extension Office
ALEI is partnering with the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of Maryland Extension, the Maryland Department of Agriculture, and Nationwide Insurance to provide this farm succession workshop. The workshop will focus on the farm succession process, including communication...

Farm Succession Workshop - Northern Maryland

Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018 - 9:00am to 2:00pm
Deer Creek Outlook at the Harford County 4-H Camp
ALEI is partnering with the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of Maryland Extension, the Maryland Department of Agriculture, and Nationwide Insurance to provide this farm succession workshop. The workshop will focus on the farm succession process, including communication...

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...

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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