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MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture Webinar: Preparing Your Marketing Efforts for the Holidays

Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018 - 12:00pm
Online Webinar
10/24/18: Preparing Your Marketing Efforts for the Holidays Retailers seem to launch into the holiday marketing mode earlier each year, with most starting even before Halloween. We can take a page from their playbook and plan ahead too, particularly our social media marketing plan for the holiday...

Urban Farmer Field School: Planning to achieve your farm financial goals

Monday, Oct. 29, 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
UMD Extension, Baltimore City Office
Urban Farmer Field School series This summer, join University of Maryland Extension on urban farms in Prince George's County and Baltimore City. Each Urban Farmer Field School in the series will cover a different topic, but every Field School will provide you the opportunity to learn in a hands-on...

Food for Profit

Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Chesapeake Culinary Center
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...

Feeding your crops right on an urban farm

Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018 - 9:00am to 3:00pm
UMD Extension, Baltimore City Office
Been farming for a few years, and feel ready to step up your soil fertility game? Need to get certified to write your own nutrient management plan, but feel intimidated by the math and chemistry involved? Bringing in imported soil or compost, and struggling with what substrates to mix and how to...

Beef Producer's Short Course: Series I

Friday, Nov. 2, 2018 (All day) to Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018 (All day)
Western Maryland Research & Education Center
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-...

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:...

SOWING THE SEEDS OF SOCIAL MEDIA SUCCESS—STRATEGIC MARKET PLANNING

Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018 - 9:00am
MARYLAND AGRICULTURAL RESOURCE CENTER
SOWING THE SEEDS OF SOCIAL MEDIA SUCCESS—STRATEGIC MARKET PLANNING Date: Tuesday, November 13, 2018 Time: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Location: MARYLAND AGRICULTURAL RESOURCE CENTER, 1114 Shawan Road, Cockeysville, MD 21030 The marketing world is rapidly changing and so are the tools for interacting...

MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture Webinar: Farm Lease Agreements

Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018 - 12:00pm
Online Webinar
11/14/18: Farm Lease Agreements A large number of farmland is leased in the Delmarva region with much of it being done on a handshake deal. Understanding leasing laws and developing a written lease can work to improve the landlord-tenant relationship and provide record for future parties to...

MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture Webinar: GMO

Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018 - 12:00pm
Online Webinar
11/28/18: GMO Genetically modified organisms, also known as GMO’s seem to constantly be in the news. However there are a lot of misconceptions about what GMO’s are, what plants and animals have been modified, and how they are created, tested and approve for the market. This session will look at...

2018 Delmarva Small Ruminant Conference - ALL WORMS ALL DAY

Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018 - 9:30am to 3:30pm
University of Maryland’s Western Maryland Research & Education Center
All topics will pertain to internal parasite (worm and coccidia) control in sheep, goats, and camelids. All speakers are members of the American Consortium for Small Ruminant Parasite Control (ACSRPC; wormx.info ). The conference is a repeat of a similar conference held last year at Delaware State...

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...

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-...

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://...

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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