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Agricultural Nutrient Management Training Update

Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018 - 9:00am to 3:30pm
National Wildlife Visitor Center: Laurel, MD
This course will provide an update on nutrient management regulations and provide information on current topics affecting the agricultural community. Fertilizing non-traditional crops Understanding what regulations allow while increasing yields Challenges faced this year with efficiency and...

MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture Webinar: Using an LLC to Strengthen Your Farm Operation

Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2018 - 12:00pm
Online Webinar
12/12/18: Using an LLC to Strengthen Your Farm Operation Limited Liability Companies (LLCs) are a popular form of business entity or organization. There are a number of ways an LLC can be used to strengthen a farming operation, including but not limited to, limiting liability, defining family...

MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture Webinar: Farm Bill Update

Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019 - 12:00pm
Online Webinar
1/9/19: Farm Bill Update Howard Leathers will bring us up to date on the current status of the 2018 farm bill. If a bill is passed by this date, he will review the major provisions. Registration: https://2019wednesdaywebinars.eventbrite.com For upcoming and archived webinars please visit: https://...

Lambing & Kidding School

Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Howard County Fairgrounds in West Friendship, Maryland.
Lambing & Kidding School – January 19, 2019 University of Maryland Extension will hold a Lambing & Kidding School on Saturday, January 19, 2019, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Howard County Fairgrounds in West Friendship, Maryland. The school will feature concurrent programs for adults and youth...

Starting a small farm: class 1 of 10

Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Pleasant Hope Baptist Church, Baltimore, MD
Do you want to be a farmer? In this workshop series, we’ll explore what it takes to be successful on a small-scale farm. Each session covers topics that apply to a variety of agricultural operations, including fruit and vegetable production. What: A 10-part training for beginning farmers When:...

Beef Producer's Short Course: Series I

Friday, Jan. 25, 2019 (All day) to Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019 (All day)
Baltimore County Extension Office
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-...

Urban Farmer Winter Meeting

Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019 - 4:15pm
Great Kids Farm, Catonsville, MD
Save the date for the second annual Urban Farmers Winter Meeting!

Ag Conservation Leasing Workshop Central Maryland

Monday, Jan. 28, 2019 - 8:00am to 3:00pm
Baltimore County Ag Center
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://...

2019 Mid-Atlantic Fruit and Vegetable Convention Pre-Convention Workshops

Monday, Jan. 28, 2019 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Hershey Lodge
INFORMATION The 2019 Mid-Atlantic Fruit and Vegetable Convention (MAFVC) is held each year to provide the latest updates and important information to fruit and vegetable growers from Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Virginia and surrounding states. The conference will be held at the Hershey...

2019 Mid-Atlantic Fruit and Vegetable Convention

Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019 - 9:00am to Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019 - 4:00pm
Hershey Lodge
INFORMATION The 2019 Mid-Atlantic Fruit and Vegetable Convention (MAFVC) is held each year to provide the latest updates and important information to fruit and vegetable growers from Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Virginia and surrounding states. The conference will be held at the Hershey...

Frederick County 2019 Commercial Pesticide Conference

Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019 - 8:00am to 3:30pm
Frederick Co 4-H Camp & Activities Center
2019 Maryland Agricultural Pesticide Conference, an educational program conducted by the University of Maryland Extension for custom pesticide applicators, dealers, distributors, sales representatives, growers, agency representatives and Extension workers. The Maryland Department of Agriculture...

Farmer Training and Certification: Intensive Small-Scale (Day 1 of 7)

Thursday, Mar. 7, 2019 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
University of Maryland Extension, Baltimore City Office
This Farmer Training and Certification (FTC) module provides an opportunity for urban and peri-urban farmers to learn how to write nutrient management plans for their own operations. As a grower, you have firsthand knowledge of your own crops, growing areas, and equipment. Who better to write your...

Farmer Training and Certification: Intensive Small-Scale (Day 2 of 7)

Friday, Mar. 8, 2019 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
University of Maryland Extension, Baltimore City Office
This Farmer Training and Certification (FTC) module provides an opportunity for urban and peri-urban farmers to learn how to write nutrient management plans for their own operations. As a grower, you have firsthand knowledge of your own crops, growing areas, and equipment. Who better to write your...

Farmer Training and Certification: Intensive Small-Scale (Day 3 of 7)

Tuesday, Mar. 12, 2019 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
University of Maryland Extension, Baltimore City Office
This Farmer Training and Certification (FTC) module provides an opportunity for urban and peri-urban farmers to learn how to write nutrient management plans for their own operations. As a grower, you have firsthand knowledge of your own crops, growing areas, and equipment. Who better to write your...

Farmer Training and Certification: Intensive Small-Scale (Day 4 of 7)

Thursday, Mar. 14, 2019 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
University of Maryland Extension, Baltimore City Office
This Farmer Training and Certification (FTC) module provides an opportunity for urban and peri-urban farmers to learn how to write nutrient management plans for their own operations. As a grower, you have firsthand knowledge of your own crops, growing areas, and equipment. Who better to write your...

Farmer Training and Certification: Intensive Small-Scale (Day 5 of 7)

Friday, Mar. 15, 2019 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
University of Maryland Extension, Baltimore City Office
This Farmer Training and Certification (FTC) module provides an opportunity for urban and peri-urban farmers to learn how to write nutrient management plans for their own operations. As a grower, you have firsthand knowledge of your own crops, growing areas, and equipment. Who better to write your...

Farmer Training and Certification Exam: Intensive Small-Scale (Day 6 of 7)

Thursday, Mar. 21, 2019 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
University of Maryland Extension, Baltimore City Office
This Farmer Training and Certification (FTC) module provides an opportunity for urban and peri-urban farmers to learn how to write nutrient management plans for their own operations. As a grower, you have firsthand knowledge of your own crops, growing areas, and equipment. Who better to write your...

Clone of Farmer Training and Certification Plan Development: Intensive Small-Scale (Day 7 of 7)

Thursday, Mar. 28, 2019 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
University of Maryland Extension, Baltimore City Office
This Farmer Training and Certification (FTC) module provides an opportunity for urban and peri-urban farmers to learn how to write nutrient management plans for their own operations. As a grower, you have firsthand knowledge of your own crops, growing areas, and equipment. Who better to write your...

Baltimore County 4-H 5K & Fun Run

Sunday, Sep. 29, 2019 - 8:30am to 1:30pm
University of Maryland Extension, Baltimore County
On Sunday, September 29, 2019, Baltimore County 4-H will hold its first self-timed 5K race which will begin at 8:30 a.m. followed by the Kids’ Fun Run and 4 Legged Frolic. Our goal is to raise money to support the Baltimore County 4-H. As an organization 4-H has been providing positive youth...
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