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I am Qualified Exempt from the Produce Safety Rule. Now What?

Friday, Jan. 4, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
online
Do you grow produce? Do you have questions about the Produce Safety Rule of the Food Safety Modernization Act? This webinar series will delve into some of the details of the Produce Safety Rule and highlight specific information growers need to know. Even if you have attended a Produce Safety Rule...

Basic GAP - Basic Good Agricultural Practices Training - 1.8.19

Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019 - 8:30am to 4:00pm
University of Maryland Extension, Frederick County
Who should attend: This one-day workshop is highly recommended for small- and large-scale producers who want to understand how to meet basic U.S. Food and Drug Administration food safety requirements and/or are considering Good Agricultural Practice (GAP) certification. The training will assist...

Diversifying Your Operation Workshop Series

Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019 - 12:00pm to 3:00pm
University of Maryland Extension, Baltimore County
What: Come join us in a 3-part series to learn how to diversify your operation. We will talk about Agri-tourism and how it might be right for your operation, adding value-added products, and marketing and pricing farm-raised meats. Guest speakers will include: UME’s Ag Marketing Specialist, Ginger...

Diversifying Your Operation Workshop Series

Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019 - 12:00pm to 3:00pm
University of Maryland Extension, Baltimore County
What: Come join us in a 3-part series to learn how to diversify your operation. We will talk about Agri-tourism and how it might be right for your operation, adding value-added products, and marketing and pricing farm-raised meats. Guest speakers will include: UME’s Ag Marketing Specialist, Ginger...

Lambing & Kidding School

Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Howard County Fairgrounds in West Friendship, Maryland.
Lambing & Kidding School – January 19, 2019 University of Maryland Extension will hold a Lambing & Kidding School on Saturday, January 19, 2019, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Howard County Fairgrounds in West Friendship, Maryland. The school will feature concurrent programs for adults and youth...

Clone of Diversifying Your Operation Workshop Series

Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019 - 12:00pm to 3:00pm
University of Maryland Extension, Baltimore County
What: Come join us in a 3-part series to learn how to diversify your operation. We will talk about Agri-tourism and how it might be right for your operation, adding value-added products, and marketing and pricing farm-raised meats. Guest speakers will include: UME’s Ag Marketing Specialist, Ginger...

Central Maryland Vegetable Growers Day

Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019 - 8:30am to 3:00pm
Friendly Farm Restaurant
Commercial Vegetable Growers are invited to the 2019 Central Maryland Vegetable Growers Meeting on Thursday, January 24, 2019. Many topics will be covered in connection with vegetable growing in Maryland. To register go to https://19cmvgm.eventbrite.com This meeting will serve as recertification...

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://...

2019 Mid-Atlantic Fruit and Vegetable Convention Pre-Convention Workshops

Monday, Jan. 28, 2019 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Hershey Lodge
INFORMATION The 2019 Mid-Atlantic Fruit and Vegetable Convention (MAFVC) is held each year to provide the latest updates and important information to fruit and vegetable growers from Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Virginia and surrounding states. The conference will be held at the Hershey...

2019 Mid-Atlantic Fruit and Vegetable Convention

Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019 - 9:00am to Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019 - 4:00pm
Hershey Lodge
INFORMATION The 2019 Mid-Atlantic Fruit and Vegetable Convention (MAFVC) is held each year to provide the latest updates and important information to fruit and vegetable growers from Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Virginia and surrounding states. The conference will be held at the Hershey...

More to Know About Worker Trainings and the FSMA Produce Safety Rule

Friday, Feb. 1, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
online
Do you grow produce? Do you have questions about the Produce Safety Rule of the Food Safety Modernization Act? This webinar series will delve into some of the details of the Produce Safety Rule and highlight specific information growers need to know. Even if you have attended a Produce Safety Rule...

Beat The Mid-Winter Blah's 2019

Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019 - 9:00am to 2:00pm
Carroll County Agricultural Center
Beat the Midwinter Blah’s will be held on Saturday, February 2nd at the Carroll County Extension Office and Ag Center. Please mark the date on your calendar now and plan on joining us for this informative and fun day! Check out our class list to decide what to register for. ONLY Registration Fee of...

Frederick County 2019 Commercial Pesticide Conference

Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019 - 8:00am to 3:30pm
Frederick Co 4-H Camp & Activities Center
2019 Maryland Agricultural Pesticide Conference, an educational program conducted by the University of Maryland Extension for custom pesticide applicators, dealers, distributors, sales representatives, growers, agency representatives and Extension workers. The Maryland Department of Agriculture...

Harford County Mid-Winter Agronomy Meeting

Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019 - 9:00am to 3:00pm
Deer Creek Outlook at the Harford County 4-H Camp
The annual Harford County Mid-Winter Agronomy Meeting will take place on February 12, 2019 at the Deer Creek Overlook in Street, Maryland. This year's topics include: Pasture and Forage Weed Management Head Scab Management in Wheat & Barley Nitrogen Management Strategies & Thoughts After a...

Water Testing Requirements and the FSMA Produce Safety Rule

Friday, Mar. 1, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
online
Do you grow produce? Do you have questions about the Produce Safety Rule of the Food Safety Modernization Act? This webinar series will delve into some of the details of the Produce Safety Rule and highlight specific information growers need to know. Even if you have attended a Produce Safety Rule...

Spring Thaw Workshop - Watershed Moments

Saturday, Mar. 23, 2019 - 8:00am to 3:00pm
Wesley Freedom United Methodist Church
Experts from private, state, federal and local government agencies will present topics covering flood risk management; the Ellicott City floods; stormwater implementation strategies to improve water quality; rain gardens and other homeowner scale stormwater management techniques; riparian forest...

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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