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Lower Shore Home Food Preservation Workshop Series

Monday, Aug. 27, 2018 - 5:00pm to Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018 - 8:30pm
124 North Main Street, Berlin, MD.
Learn how to safely preserve summer bounty at home while enjoying the fresh flavors of home cooked food. University of Maryland Extension is introducing three food preservation workshops on canning, drying, fermentation, freezing, and pickling. The workshop includes hands-on experience of different...

Beef Producer's Short Course: Series I

Friday, Sep. 14, 2018 (All day) to Saturday, Sep. 15, 2018 (All day)
Wye Angus Research Farm
The University of Maryland Extension has designed this short-course to provide producers educational information and hands-on training in several areas of beef production. Whether you're just thinking of starting your own beef production operation or have been in the industry for years, this short-...

Deadline: LEAD Fellowship Program Accepting Applications, Seeking 25 New Leaders

Monday, Oct. 1, 2018 (All day)
LEAD Maryland Program
LEAD Maryland Fellowship Applications Are Due October 1, 2018 The LEAD Program is seeking applications for the next class of LEAD Fellows. Program information and the application are available at www.leadmaryland.org . Completed applications are due October 1, 2018. The next class of LEAD Fellows,...

2018 Maryland Woodland Stewards Workshop

Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018 - 5:30pm to Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018 - 3:15pm
Shepherd's Spring Retreat Center
The Maryland Woodland Stewards program teaches enthusiastic individuals how to be good stewards of natural land, and good advocates for forest and wildlife stewardship in their community. The Maryland Woodland Stewards Project (formerly the Coverts Project) is an educational program of University...

Poultry Growers Discussion Group Meeting

Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Caroline-Dorchester County Fairground's 4-H Park
Poultry Growers Discussion Group Meeting When: Tuesday, October 9, 2018 Time: 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm Where: Caroline-Dorchester County Fairground’s 4-H Park Address: 8230 Detour Rd., Denton, MD 21629 Event Type: Poultry Growers Farm Management Meeting The University of Maryland Extension, University of...

Agricultural and Environmental Law Conference

Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018 - 8:00am to 3:00pm
Crowe Plaza Hotel
This conference will feature a range of experts who will share ideas, opinions, and information on current legal issues that impact Delmarva’s agricultural and environmental communities. When: Thursday, November 8, 2018, 8:30 - 3:00 ( registration and breakfast from 7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.) Where:...

Informational Webinar - Ag Conservation Leasing Workshop Series

Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Webinar
This webinar will provide information on the Ag Conservation Leasig Workshops Series. These all day workshop will be presented at five different locations across the state in the winter of 2018 - 2019. For more information on this webinar, or the Agricultural Conservation Leasing Workshop series...

Ag Conservation Leasing Workshop Lower Shore

Monday, Dec. 10, 2018 - 8:00am to 3:00pm
Tri-County Council for the Lower Eastern Shore
This is one workshop in a series of scheduled events to educate agricultural service providers, farmers, and landowners on strategies and resources to implement conservation leasing practices on leased land. For additional information and to register for the webinar or a workshop, visit https://...

Transferring the Farm to the Next Generation - Lower Shore

Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018 - 8:30am to 2:30pm
Wicomico County Extension Office
The Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics is collaborating with the Agriculture Law Education Initiative (ALEI), the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, the Maryland Department of Agriculture,Nationwide Insurance, and the University of Maryland Extension to provide this farm succession workshop...
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