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H-2A Employer Compliance Webinar

Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
online
H-2A employers are subject to strict and complex recordkeeping requirements related to how they pay both H-2A and non-H-2A workers. Tune into this webinar for a review of the numerous compliance obligations of H-2A employers and learn about some newly created rescources meant to help employers...

MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture Webinar: Designing cover crops to work for your farm

Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019 - 12:00pm
Online Webinar
2/27/19: Designing cover crops to work for your farm Cover crops can provide a host of benefits, including controlling weeds, reducing erosion, adding nutrients and soil organic matter to soil, providing habitat for pollinators, alleviating soil compaction, and various other functions. However, not...

Annie's Project MidShore

Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019 - 6:00pm
Chesapeake Culinary Center
Objective Annie’s project is designed to empower women in agriculture, provide information in farm management and build local networks throughout the state. The target audience is women with a passion for business, agriculture and involvement in the farm operation. Key Principles: *Teach all five...

Annie's Project Southern MD

Wednesday, Mar. 6, 2019 - 6:00pm
Prince George's Soil Conservation District
Objective Annie’s project is designed to empower women in agriculture, provide information in farm management and build local networks throughout the state. The target audience is women with a passion for business, agriculture and involvement in the farm operation. Key Principles: *Teach all five...

Know the Law, Protect Your Farm Program – Video Discussion # 3

Thursday, Mar. 7, 2019 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
Online
The Know the Law, Protect Your Farm - Protecting your farm from Legal Risk in ME, NH, VT, and DE, MD is a free online program created to teach farmers in the mid-atlantic strategies to reduce risks within their operation. This is the first of three video discussions featuring attorney Rachel...

Annie's Project MidShore

Thursday, Mar. 7, 2019 - 6:00pm
Chesapeake Culinary Center
Objective Annie’s project is designed to empower women in agriculture, provide information in farm management and build local networks throughout the state. The target audience is women with a passion for business, agriculture and involvement in the farm operation. Key Principles: *Teach all five...

MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture Webinar: Protecting yourself and others on the farm

Wednesday, Mar. 13, 2019 - 12:00pm
Online Webinar
3/13/19: Protecting yourself and others on the farm Attend this webinar to learn about some easy steps you can take to protect your and your employees' health, and bring your farm into compliance with the Worker Protection Standard. Communicating clearly with everyone on your farm about your pest...

Annie's Project MidShore

Thursday, Mar. 14, 2019 - 6:00pm
Chesapeake Culinary Center
Objective Annie’s project is designed to empower women in agriculture, provide information in farm management and build local networks throughout the state. The target audience is women with a passion for business, agriculture and involvement in the farm operation. Key Principles: *Teach all five...

Annie's Project Southern MD

Wednesday, Mar. 20, 2019 - 6:00pm
Prince George's Soil Conservation District
Objective Annie’s project is designed to empower women in agriculture, provide information in farm management and build local networks throughout the state. The target audience is women with a passion for business, agriculture and involvement in the farm operation. Key Principles: *Teach all five...

Annie's Project MidShore

Thursday, Mar. 21, 2019 - 6:00pm
Chesapeake Culinary Center
Objective Annie’s project is designed to empower women in agriculture, provide information in farm management and build local networks throughout the state. The target audience is women with a passion for business, agriculture and involvement in the farm operation. Key Principles: *Teach all five...

MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture Webinar: Soils and Salts: From Fertilizer to Tidewater

Wednesday, Mar. 27, 2019 - 12:00pm
Online Webinar
3/27/19: Soils and Salts: From Fertilizer to Tidewater Salts are a natural component of soils. In fact most nutrients and fertilizers exist in salt forms such as potassium chloride (KCl). Salts can have a negative effect on plant growth, reducing their ability to pull water from the soil. Although...

Annie's Project MidShore

Thursday, Mar. 28, 2019 - 6:00pm
Chesapeake Culinary Center
Objective Annie’s project is designed to empower women in agriculture, provide information in farm management and build local networks throughout the state. The target audience is women with a passion for business, agriculture and involvement in the farm operation. Key Principles: *Teach all five...

Annie's Project Southern MD

Thursday, Apr. 4, 2019 - 6:00pm
Prince George's Soil Conservation District
Objective Annie’s project is designed to empower women in agriculture, provide information in farm management and build local networks throughout the state. The target audience is women with a passion for business, agriculture and involvement in the farm operation. Key Principles: *Teach all five...

MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture Webinar: Estate and Transition Planning Success

Wednesday, Apr. 10, 2019 - 12:00pm
Online Webinar
4/10/19: Estate and Transition Planning Success Estate and Transition Planning Success! Real Life Examples of How to Develop a Plan to Transition Your Farm to the Next Generation Do you have a plan to transition to the farm to the next generation of managers? Does it accomplish all your goals? Are...

MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture Webinar: Predator Control for your Small Flock

Wednesday, Apr. 24, 2019 - 12:00pm
Online Webinar
4/24/19: Predator Control for your Small Flock One of the chicken lovers worse fears is losing a beloved chicken to a predator. It can happen to the best of us. This webinar will identifiy patterns of predation and how to keep your small flock safe. Registration: https://2019wednesdaywebinars...

Discover Bugs (2nd-3rd grade)

Saturday, Apr. 27, 2019 - 8:00am to 9:45am
Agricultural History Farm Park, Derwood, Maryland
Discover Bugs! Come visit the Montgomery County Agricultural History Farm Park and learn about bugs at the University of Maryland Grow It Eat It Spring Event on April 27th, 2019! Suggested for 2nd-3rd grade children. Come learn about bugs! Talk to specialists about good and bad bugs, see bugs in...

Discover Local Food (high school students)

Saturday, Apr. 27, 2019 - 8:00am to 12:15pm
Agricultural History Farm Park, Derwood, Maryland
Come Learn about Local Montgomery Food and How to Grow It! Developed for High School Students who would like to understand what local food really means! Come visit the Montgomery County Agricultural History Farm Park and learn about the local foods of Montgomery County and how to grow them at the...

Boy Scout Gardening Merit Badge (middle-high school students)

Saturday, Apr. 27, 2019 - 8:00am to 2:30pm
Agricultural History Farm Park, Derwood, Maryland
Come visit the Montgomery County Agricultural History Farm Park and learn about gardening at the University of Maryland Grow It Eat It Spring Event! This Gardening Merit Badge program will have many talks, demonstrations, and activities to provide information for the Gardening Merit Badge. Boy...

Discover Flowers (4th-5th grade)

Saturday, Apr. 27, 2019 - 8:15am to 10:45am
Agricultural History Farm Park, Derwood, Maryland
D iscover Flowers! (Grades 4 and 5) Come explore, and learn about the wonderful world of flowers! Learn about the science of flowers and flower families Learn how flowers help people Craft with flowers Learn how flowers can send messages! Observe flowers and their habitats Ticket Information:...

Discover Gardening (2nd-5th grade)

Saturday, Apr. 27, 2019 - 8:15am to 10:30am
Agricultural History Farm Park, Derwood, Maryland
Discover Gardening! (Grades 2-5) Come visit the Montgomery County Agricultural History Farm Park and learn about gardening at the University of Maryland Grow It Eat It Spring Event! Visit the Master Gardener demonstration gardens with our guides to get inspired about gardening Learn about plants...

Discover Trees (4th-8th grade)

Saturday, Apr. 27, 2019 - 8:30am to 11:30am
Agricultural History Farm Park, Derwood, Maryland
Discover Trees (Grades 4th-8th) Come learn about the wonderful world of trees! What is the tallest tree in the world? What role do trees play in the ecosystem? Why are native trees improtant to other animals and insects? What effects does deforestation cause? Determine the age of a tree Learn to...

Discover Bugs (2nd-3rd grade) session 2

Saturday, Apr. 27, 2019 - 9:45am to 11:30am
Agricultural History Farm Park, Derwood, Maryland
Discover Bugs! Come visit the Montgomery County Agricultural History Farm Park and learn about bugs at the University of Maryland Grow It Eat It Spring Event on April 27th, 2019! Suggested for 2nd-3rd grade children. Come learn about bugs! Talk to specialists about good and bad bugs, see bugs in...

Plant Propagation Workshop

Saturday, Apr. 27, 2019 - 10:15am to 11:15am
Agricultural History Farm Park, Derwood, Maryland
Edible Plant Propagation Come visit the Montgomery County Agricultural History Farm Park and learn about plant propagation at the University of Maryland Grow It Eat It Spring Event! Learn the concept of edible plant propagation from tubers, roots, etc. This will be a hands-on event to learn...

Introduction to Natural Dyeing

Saturday, Apr. 27, 2019 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
Agricultural History Farm Park, Derwood, Maryland
Introduction to Natural Dyeing Come visit the Montgomery County Agricultural History Farm Park and learn about the natural dyeing process at the University of Maryland Grow It Eat It Spring Event! In this program, participants will learn about the wide range of colors that nature can yield. Using...

Basic Gardening Workshop (Four Sessions Available)

Saturday, Apr. 27, 2019 - 10:30am to 12:30pm
Agricultural History Farm Park, Derwood, Maryland
Come to the University of Maryland Master Gardener Demonstration Garden in Derwood Maryland to learn how to get your garden ready for this year's Vegetable Garden! During this program you will spend time in the garden learning: How to prepare your garden for planting How to plant both seeds and...

Discover Flowers (4th-5th grade) session 2

Saturday, Apr. 27, 2019 - 11:00am to 1:30pm
Agricultural History Farm Park, Derwood, Maryland
D iscover Flowers! (Grades 4 and 5) Come explore, and learn about the wonderful world of flowers! Learn about the science of flowers and flower families Learn how flowers help people Craft with flowers Learn how flowers can send messages! Observe flowers and their habitats Ticket Information:...

Grow It Eat It 2019 Spring Open House

Saturday, Apr. 27, 2019 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Agricultural History Farm Park, Derwood, Maryland
Saturday, April 27th, 2019 · 12pm-4pm (with some programs starting earlier) Agricultural History Farm Park, 18400 Muncaster Road, Derwood, MD 20855 Most of the event is FREE (donations welcome) Come join us for fun event about growing anything edible! Visit our garden, meet with our Master Gardener...

Designing your Vegetable Garden (2 sessions available)

Saturday, Apr. 27, 2019 - 12:15pm to 2:45pm
Agricultural History Farm Park, Derwood, Maryland
Designing your Vegetable Garden Workshop Come visit the Montgomery County Agricultural History Farm Park and learn to design this year's vegetable garden at the University of Maryland Grow It Eat It Spring Event! This will be a hands-on workshop. Please bring the dimensions of your garden space/s...

Discover Gardening (2nd-5th grade) afternoon session

Saturday, Apr. 27, 2019 - 12:30pm to 2:45pm
Agricultural History Farm Park, Derwood, Maryland
Discover Gardening! (Grades 2-5) Come visit the Montgomery County Agricultural History Farm Park and learn about gardening at the University of Maryland Grow It Eat It Spring Event! Visit the Master Gardener demonstration gardens with our guides to get inspired about gardening Learn about plants...

Creating a Container Herb Garden

Saturday, Apr. 27, 2019 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Agricultural History Farm Park, Derwood, Maryland
Designing a container Herb Garden Workshop Come visit the Montgomery County Agricultural History Farm Park and learn to create a container herb garden at the University of Maryland Grow It Eat It Spring Event! This will be a hands-on workshop. Participants will go home with a container herb garden...

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