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Decorating from Nature's Bounty

Saturday, Oct. 27, 2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Community Resources Building
Look for fun weeds, bushes, trees and garden plants which will inspire a wonderful arrangement.

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-...

Help Heal the Planet with Your Garden-Rescheduled Program

Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Community Resources Building
Learn how to encourage native wildlife, reduce greenhouse gases, take pollutants out of the air, and improve water cycling with your garden.

MD-DE Master Logger Core Course Training - OSHA Regulations & Logging Safety

Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018 - 5:00pm to 9:00pm
St. Mary's Soil Conservation District
Interested in becoming a Master Logger or know someone who is? JOIN US this November for 3 of the 4 core courses. Become recognized as a Logger with a high level of training and passion for excellence! Wednesday, November 7th from 5:00pm to 9:00pm at the St. Mary's Soil Conservation District office...

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:...

MD-DE Master Logger Core Course Training - SF III: Threatened & Endangered Species; Logger Activism

Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018 - 5:00pm to 9:00pm
St. Mary's Soil Conservation District
Interested in becoming a Master Logger or know someone who is? JOIN US this November for 3 of the 4 core courses. Become recognized as a Logger with a high level of training and passion for excellence! Wednesday, November 14th from 5:00pm to 9:00pm at the St. Mary's Soil Conservation District...

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...

MD-DE Master Logger Core Course Training - SF II: Basic Forestry and Silviculture, Forest Training

Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018 - 5:00pm to 9:00pm
St. Mary's Soil Conservation District
Interested in becoming a Master Logger or know someone who is? JOIN US this November for 3 of the 4 core courses. Become recognized as a Logger with a high level of training and passion for excellence! Wednesday, November 14th from 5:00pm to 9:00pm at the St. Mary's Soil Conservation District...

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...

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...

Ag Conservation Leasing Workshop Southern Maryland

Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019 - 8:00am to 3:00pm
Charles County Soil Conservation District
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- Wye Research and Education Center (Day 1 of 2)

Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019 - 9:30am to 4:30pm
UMD Wye Research and Education Center
The Farmer Training and Certification workshops provide opportunities for producers with cropland and pastures who use commercial fertilizer and/or manure to learn how to write nutrient management plans for their operation that meet Maryland Department of Agriculture’s regulations. Individuals with...

Farmer Training and Certification- Frederick County Extension Office (Day 1 of 2)

Monday, Jan. 28, 2019 - 9:30am to 4:30pm
University of Maryland Extension, Frederick County Office
The Farmer Training and Certification workshops provide opportunities for producers with cropland and pastures who use commercial fertilizer and/or manure to learn how to write nutrient management plans for their operation that meet Maryland Department of Agriculture’s regulations. Individuals with...

Southern Maryland - Investing in Your Farm’s Future Workshop Series

Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019 - 8:30am to 3:30pm
Prince George’s County Soil Conservation District Office, 5301 Marlboro, Race Track Rd, Upper Marlboro, MD 20772
This workshops will focus on the financial aspect of farm succession planning including financial management, retirement savings, and long term healthcare. More details will be added as we develop the program.

Investing In Your Farm's Future - Southern Maryland

Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019 - 8:30am to 3:00pm
Prince George's County Soil Conservation District
These workshops will focus on the financial aspect of farm succession planning including financial management, retirement savings, and long-term healthcare. Date: Thursday, January 31, 2019; 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Location: Prince George's County Soil Conservation District, 5301 Marlboro, Race Track...

Farmer Training and Certification- Wye Research and Education Center (Day 2 of 2)

Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019 - 9:30am to 4:30pm
UMD Wye Research and Education Center
The Farmer Training and Certification workshops provide opportunities for producers with cropland and pastures who use commercial fertilizer and/or manure to learn how to write nutrient management plans for their operation that meet Maryland Department of Agriculture’s regulations. Individuals with...

Farmer Training and Certification- Frederick County Extension Office (Day 2 of 2)

Monday, Feb. 11, 2019 - 9:30am to 4:30pm
University of Maryland Extension, Frederick County Office
The Farmer Training and Certification workshops provide opportunities for producers with cropland and pastures who use commercial fertilizer and/or manure to learn how to write nutrient management plans for their operation that meet Maryland Department of Agriculture’s regulations. Individuals with...
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