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Women in Agriculture Webinar- Selling Your Farm Eggs to Retail Outlets

Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017 - 12:00pm
Online Webinar
10/25/17: Selling Your Farm Eggs to Retail Outlets Direct Marketing Shell Eggs to Retailers, Wholesalers, and Food Service Facilities in Maryland There is a strong consumer demand for locally produced foods including a call for more locally produced eggs. Real profit potential exists for Maryland...

Women in Agriculture Webinar- Crop Insurance Programs for 2018

Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017 - 12:00pm
Online Webinar
11/8/17: Crop Insurance Programs for 2018 Managing Risk in Your Operation: What About Crop Insurance? Agriculture is full of risks and there are many options for producers to manage risks in the operation. One tool for producers to consider is purchasing crop insurance to cover certain losses. This...

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...

2017 Agriculture Law Environmental Law Conference

Friday, Nov. 17, 2017 - 8:00am to 3:00pm
Doubletree Hotel
2017 Agriculture and Enviormental Law Conference Registration opens 9/1/2017. 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!

Produce Safety Alliance Grower Training for FSMA Compliance-Charles County

Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017 - 8:00am to 4:30pm
Charles Soil District Office
Thursday 11/30 8:00AM – 4:30PM Charles Soil District Office 4200 Gardiner Rd, Waldorf, MD 20601 Who should attend? Farmers who... Need to comply with the FSMA produce safety rule, e.g., producers growing leafy greens, tomatoes, berries, cucumber, etc. Are exempt from the rule but need to comply due...

Women in Agriculture Webinar- What is Annie's Project

Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017 - 12:00pm
Online Webinar
12/13/17: What is Annie's Project Annie's Project is a national program that has gained momentum by connecting women in agriculture. The program teaches farm management, provides local resources and encourages networking. It also qualifies for USDA FSA Borrower Training. The webinar will explain...
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