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Urban Farmer Field School: Insurance and business structures

Monday, Sep. 24, 2018 - 5:30pm to 8:30pm
Civic Works' Clifton Mansion, Baltimore, MD
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...

MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture Webinar: Farm Recordkeeping

Wednesday, Sep. 26, 2018 - 12:00pm
Online Webinar
9/26/18: Farm Recordkeeping Recordkeeping is a necessary skill for all business owners. Farm records inlcude everything from financial to production. This session will provide some ideas on recordkeeping practices as well as organizing records for farm enterprises. Registration: https://...

Baltimore County-Apple Butter EVENING Workshop, Food Preservation

Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:30pm
University of Maryland Extension, Baltimore County
For years, USDA approved canning techniques classes and workshops have been taught to our Maryland communities. With the growing demand in this area, these classes/workshops are now an integral part of Grow It Eat It program developed by University of Maryland Extension. The food preservation...

Poultry Growers Discussion Group Meeting

Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Caroline-Dorchester County Fairground's 4-H Park
Poultry Growers Discussion Group Meeting When: Tuesday, October 9, 2018 Time: 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm Where: Caroline-Dorchester County Fairground’s 4-H Park Address: 8230 Detour Rd., Denton, MD 21629 Event Type: Poultry Growers Farm Management Meeting The University of Maryland Extension, University of...

MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture Webinar: Smart Choice Health Insurance Basics

Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018 - 12:00pm
Online Webinar
10/10/18: Smart Choice Health Insurance Basics Choosing the right health care insurance plan is important and can prevent large unexpected health care expenses. This webinar will increase your understanding of health insurance and provide strategies for selecting a health care plan that will meet...

Cultivate Baltimore: Marketing your farm and building a brand

Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Clifton Mansion, Baltimore, MD
Explore what it takes to be successful on an urban farm! This workshop series features proven, essential components for ensuring farm viability. Light refreshments will be provided at this evening workshop. Workshops are $10 per session or $60 for the whole series. Scholarships are available to...

Baltimore City-Apple Butter AFTERNOON Workshop, Food Preservation

Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
University of Maryland Extension, Baltimore County
For years, USDA approved canning techniques classes and workshops have been taught to our Maryland communities. With the growing demand in this area, these classes/workshops are now an integral part of Grow It Eat It program developed by University of Maryland Extension. The food preservation...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Ag Conservation Leasing Workshop Lower Shore

Monday, Dec. 10, 2018 - 8:00am to 3:00pm
Tri-County Council for the Lower Eastern Shore
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://...

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...

Ag Conservation Leasing Workshop Mid-Shore

Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019 - 8:00am to 3:00pm
Chesapeake College
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://...
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