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Master Gardener Composting Demonstration

Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017 - 10:00am to 11:00pm
Quiet Waters Park on the Wildwood Trail
Learn how to do home composting and get answers to your composting questions. Demonstrations last about an hour. Receive a free compost bin and goody bag. Visit our native plant gardens adjacent to the composting site. View the type of plants that will grow in your own garden. Note: Park admission...

Master Gardener Composting Demonstration

Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017 - 10:00am to 11:00pm
Quiet Waters Park on the Wildwood Trail
Learn how to do home composting and get answers to your composting questions. Demonstrations last about an hour. Receive a free compost bin and goody bag. Visit our native plant gardens adjacent to the composting site. View the type of plants that will grow in your own garden. Note: Park admission...

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...

Crop Sustainability & IPM Workshop

Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Anne Arundel County UME
This workshop will explore advanced crop production practices focusing on sustainability, food security and integrated pest management tactics. Topics will include: Crop selection; integrated crop management; soil fertility; weed control; insect control; and disease control for field crops, fruits...

Crop Sustainability & IPM Workshop

Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Anne Arundel County UME
This workshop will explore advanced crop production practices focusing on sustainability, food security and integrated pest management tactics. Private Pesticide Applicator Recertification & Nutrient Applicator Voucher Recertification will be awarded for full class participation.

Private Pesticide Applicator Certification Training & Exam

Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Anne Arundel County UME
If you have allowed your Private Pesticide Applicator Certification to expire or are a new applicant, then you are invited to attend the Private Pesticide Applicator Certification Training and Examination. It’s a two-step process: Step 1: A Private Applicator Certification Training will be...

Private Pesticide Applicator Certification Training/Exam

Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Anne Arundel County UME
If you have allowed your Private Pesticide Applicator Certification to expire or are a new applicant, then you are invited to attend the Private Pesticide Applicator Certification Training and Examination. It’s a two-step process: Step 1: A Private Applicator Certification Training will be...

2018 Central Maryland Vegetable Growers Meeting

Friday, Jan. 26, 2018 - 9:00am to 3:30pm
Friendly Farms Restaurant
Commercial Vegetable Growers are invited to the 2017 Central Maryland Vegetable Growers Meeting on Friday, January 27, 2017. Many topics will be covered in connection with vegetable growing in Maryland. This meeting will serve as recertification for Maryland Private Pesticide Applicators, as well...

Southern Maryland Vegetable & Fruit Production Meeting

Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018 - 8:00am to 4:00pm
Bowie Elks Lodge
Make plans to attend the Southern Maryland Vegetable and Fruit Production Meeting on February 8, 2018, at the Bowie Elks in Anne Arundel County. This meeting will provide Private Applicator Recertification & Nutrient Applicator Voucher Recertification. Speakers will provide IPM updates and...

SMALL FLOCK EXPO

Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018 - 9:00am to 3:00pm
Carroll County
University of Maryland Extension MID-ATLANTIC SMALL FLOCK EXPO February 10, 2018 Carroll County 706 Agriculture Center Drive, Westminister, MD 21157 http://www.carrollcountyagcenter.com/contact/ 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. $5.00/Group/Family Registration at: https://mid-atlantic-small-flock-expo_2-10-...

Field Crops & Pasture IPM Workshop

Tuesday, Mar. 13, 2018 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Anne Arundel County UME
This workshop will explore advanced concepts of pasture and field crop production in the Southern Maryland region from establishment to harvest, including animal utilization. Topics will include: Crop selection; integrated crop management; soil fertility; weed control; insect control; and disease...

Field Crops & Pasture IPM Workshop

Tuesday, Mar. 13, 2018 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Anne Arundel UME
This workshop will explore advanced concepts of pasture and field crop production in the Southern Maryland region from establishment to harvest, including animal utilization. Topics will include: Crop selection; integrated crop management; soil fertility; weed control; insect control; and disease...

Online Nutrient Management Voucher Recertification

Friday, Apr. 6, 2018 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Online Training
If you would like the opportunity to learn from home, yet still be engaged, then be sure to enroll in the Live On-Line Nutrient Applicator Voucher Recertification Training, scheduled for from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. Friday, April 6, 2018. This WebEx recertification session will be live via the internet...

Online Nutrient Applicator Voucher Recertification

Friday, Apr. 6, 2018 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Online
The Live On-Line Nutrient Applicator Voucher Recertification Training, scheduled for April 4, 2014 from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. This session will focus on fertility and production related topics for all field crops, fruits and vegetables. This Adobe Connect recertification session will be live via the...

Online Private Pesticide Applicator Recertification Training

Friday, Apr. 13, 2018 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Online
The Live On-Line Private Pesticide Applicator Recertification Training, scheduled for April 15, 2016 from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. The session will focus on pesticide use and related topics for all field crops, fruits and vegetables. This Adobe Connect recertification session will be live via the internet...
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