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4-H Aerospace Workshop

Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2017 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
University of Maryland Extension
Do you love aerospace and rocketry? Then we have a wonderful workshop for you! Ages: 8 - 18 years old (4-H youth only) Registration: Must register by December 15th noon see below In this hands-on workshop youth will have an opportunity to experience the following: • Learn about science and history...

Pesticide Recertification Training

Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Carroll County Extension Building
Pesticide Recertification Training.

Farm Succession Workshop - Northern Maryland

Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018 - 9:00am to 2:00pm
Deer Creek Outlook at the Harford County 4-H Camp
ALEI is partnering with the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of Maryland Extension, the Maryland Department of Agriculture, and Nationwide Insurance to provide this farm succession workshop. The workshop will focus on the farm succession process, including communication...

Maryland Beef Producer's Short-Course

Friday, Jan. 19, 2018 (All day) to Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018 (All day)
Western MD Research & Education Center
This short-course (two, half-day classes) is designed to provide producers educational information and hands-on training in several areas of beef produciton. Whether your just thinking of starting your own beef production operation or have been in the industry for years, this short-course will have...

Local Forests, Global Needs

Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018 - 8:00am to 3:00pm
VFW Post 465
Learn tips to better manage your property by identifying insects that are beneficial, how to use pesticides wisely, and heating efficiently with wood and pellets. This year there will also be a silent auction. All proceeds will provide tuition for two MD high school students to attend the Maryland...

Starting a small farm, class 1: Farmer panel and assessing farmland

Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Baltimore County Extension Office, Cockeysville, MD
In this workshop series, we’ll explore what it takes to be successful on a small-scale farm. Each session covers topics that apply to a variety of agricultural operations, including fruit and vegetable production. The topics featured in this workshop series have proven to be essential components...

2018 Central Maryland Vegetable Growers Meeting

Friday, Jan. 26, 2018 - 8:30am to 3:30pm
Friendly Farms Restaurant
Commercial Vegetable Growers are invited to the 2018 Central Maryland Vegetable Growers Meeting on Friday, January 26, 2018. Many topics will be covered in connection with vegetable growing in Maryland. This meeting will serve as recertification for Maryland Private Pesticide Applicators, as well...

Starting a small farm, class 2: Marketing for small farm success

Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Baltimore County Extension Office, Cockeysville, MD
In this workshop series, we’ll explore what it takes to be successful on a small-scale farm. Each session covers topics that apply to a variety of agricultural operations, including fruit and vegetable production. The topics featured in this workshop series have proven to be essential components...

Mid-Winter Farm Meeting

Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018 - 9:00am to 3:30pm
Burns Memorial Hall
Carroll County's mid-winter farmers meeting.

Starting a small farm, class 3

Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Baltimore County Extension Office, Cockeysville, MD
In this workshop series, we’ll explore what it takes to be successful on a small-scale farm. Each session covers topics that apply to a variety of agricultural operations, including fruit and vegetable production. The topics featured in this workshop series have proven to be essential components...

MID-ATLANTIC SMALL FLOCK EXPO 2018

Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018 - 9:00am to 3:00pm
Carroll County Agricultural Center
University of Maryland Extension MID-ATLANTIC SMALL FLOCK EXPO February 10, 2018 http://www.carrollcountyagcenter.com/contact/ 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Register at: https://mid-atlantic-small-flock-expo.eventbrite.com Adult (18-up) $10; Youth (10-17) $5.00; Children (0-9) Free; 4-H or FFA (with proof...

Harford County Mid-Winter Agronomy Meeting

Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018 - 9:00am to 3:30pm
Deer Creek Outlook at the Harford County 4-H Camp
The annual Harford County Mid-Winter Agronomy Meeting will take place on February 13, 2018 at the Deer Creek Overlook in Street, Maryland. This year's topics include: Herbicide Resistance: Strategies for Management and Dicamba Use Soybean and Wheat Disease Management Seed Saving Laws and...

Starting a small farm, class 4: Financial management for small farm success

Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Baltimore County Extension Office, Cockeysville, MD
In this workshop series, we’ll explore what it takes to be successful on a small-scale farm. Each session covers topics that apply to a variety of agricultural operations, including fruit and vegetable production. The topics featured in this workshop series have proven to be essential components...

Pesticide Recertification Training

Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Carroll County Extension Building
Pesticide Recertification Training.

Starting a small farm, class 5: Making sense of food safety for beginning farmers

Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Baltimore County Extension Office, Cockeysville, MD
In this workshop series, we’ll explore what it takes to be successful on a small-scale farm. Each session covers topics that apply to a variety of agricultural operations, including fruit and vegetable production. The topics featured in this workshop series have proven to be essential components...

Pesticide Certification Training

Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018 - 9:00am to 11:30am
Baltimore County Extension Building
Pesticide Certification Training.

Pesticide Recertification Training

Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018 - 1:00pm to 3:30pm
Baltimore County Extension Building
Pesticide Recertification Training.

Starting a small farm, class 6

Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Baltimore County Extension Office, Cockeysville, MD
In this workshop series, we’ll explore what it takes to be successful on a small-scale farm. Each session covers topics that apply to a variety of agricultural operations, including fruit and vegetable production. The topics featured in this workshop series have proven to be essential components...

Pesticide Certification Exam

Tuesday, Mar. 6, 2018 - 9:00am to 10:30am
Baltimore County Extension Building
Pesticide Certification Exam.

Starting a small farm, class 7: Introduction to farm equipment

Wednesday, Mar. 7, 2018 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Baltimore County Extension Office, Cockeysville, MD
In this workshop series, we’ll explore what it takes to be successful on a small-scale farm. Each session covers topics that apply to a variety of agricultural operations, including fruit and vegetable production. The topics featured in this workshop series have proven to be essential components...

Starting a small farm, class 8: Integrated Pest Management

Wednesday, Mar. 14, 2018 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Baltimore County Extension Office, Cockeysville, MD
In this workshop series, we’ll explore what it takes to be successful on a small-scale farm. Each session covers topics that apply to a variety of agricultural operations, including fruit and vegetable production. The topics featured in this workshop series have proven to be essential components...

Starting a small farm, class 9: Crop rotation and crop planning

Wednesday, Mar. 21, 2018 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Baltimore County Extension Office, Cockeysville, MD
In this workshop series, we’ll explore what it takes to be successful on a small-scale farm. Each session covers topics that apply to a variety of agricultural operations, including fruit and vegetable production. The topics featured in this workshop series have proven to be essential components...

Starting a small farm, class 10: Beginning farmer panel on business planning and land access

Wednesday, Mar. 28, 2018 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Baltimore County Extension Office, Cockeysville, MD
In this workshop series, we’ll explore what it takes to be successful on a small-scale farm. Each session covers topics that apply to a variety of agricultural operations, including fruit and vegetable production. The topics featured in this workshop series have proven to be essential components...

Annie's Project: Central Maryland

Tuesday, Apr. 3, 2018 - 5:30pm
Carroll Community College
The University of Maryland and Delaware Cooperative Extension will conduct a Annie’s Project in 2018. Annie’s Project focuses on the many aspects of farm management and is designed to empower women in overall farm decision making and to build local networks throughout the state. The target audience...
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