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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...

Farmer Training and Certification for Intensive Small-scale Food Producing Operations (Day 1 of 7)

Thursday, Mar. 8, 2018 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
University of Maryland Extension - Baltimore City
This 6-part Farmer Training and Certification (FTC) series will provide an opportunity for CSAs and growers for farmers’ markets with small intensive food production operations to learn how to develop nutrient management plans for their own operations. This series will emphasize carbon and nitrogen...

Farmer Training and Certification for Intensive Small-scale Food Producing Operations (Day 2 of 7)

Friday, Mar. 9, 2018 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
University of Maryland Extension - Baltimore City
This 6-part Farmer Training and Certification (FTC) series will provide an opportunity for CSAs and growers for farmers’ markets with small intensive food production operations to learn how to develop nutrient management plans for their own operations. This series will emphasize carbon and nitrogen...

Farmer Training and Certification for Intensive Small-scale Food Producing Operations (Day 3 of 7)

Wednesday, Mar. 14, 2018 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
University of Maryland Extension - Baltimore City
This 6-part Farmer Training and Certification (FTC) series will provide an opportunity for CSAs and growers for farmers’ markets with small intensive food production operations to learn how to develop nutrient management plans for their own operations. This series will emphasize carbon and nitrogen...

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...

Farmer Training and Certification for Intensive Small-scale Food Producing Operations (Day 4 of 7)

Thursday, Mar. 15, 2018 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
University of Maryland Extension - Baltimore City
This 6-part Farmer Training and Certification (FTC) series will provide an opportunity for CSAs and growers for farmers’ markets with small intensive food production operations to learn how to develop nutrient management plans for their own operations. This series will emphasize carbon and nitrogen...

Farmer Training and Certification for Intensive Small-scale Food Producing Operations (Day 5 of 7)

Friday, Mar. 16, 2018 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
University of Maryland Extension - Baltimore City
This 6-part Farmer Training and Certification (FTC) series will provide an opportunity for CSAs and growers for farmers’ markets with small intensive food production operations to learn how to develop nutrient management plans for their own operations. This series will emphasize carbon and nitrogen...

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...

Farmer Training and Certification for Intensive Small-scale Food Producing Operations (Day 6 of 7)

Thursday, Mar. 29, 2018 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
University of Maryland Extension - Baltimore City
This 6-part Farmer Training and Certification (FTC) series will provide an opportunity for CSAs and growers for farmers’ markets with small intensive food production operations to learn how to develop nutrient management plans for their own operations. This series will emphasize carbon and nitrogen...

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...

Farmer Training and Certification for Intensive Small-scale Food Producing Operations (Day 7 of 7)

Thursday, Apr. 5, 2018 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
University of Maryland Extension - Baltimore City
This 6-part Farmer Training and Certification (FTC) series will provide an opportunity for CSAs and growers for farmers’ markets with small intensive food production operations to learn how to develop nutrient management plans for their own operations. This series will emphasize carbon and nitrogen...

2018 Maryland Sheep Breeders Association Shearing School

Friday, Apr. 20, 2018 - 9:30am to Saturday, Apr. 21, 2018 - 3:30pm
Ridgely Thompson Farm
2018 Maryland Sheep Breeders Association Shearing School The school is open to anyone who wants to learn to shear sheep. Ownership of sheep or a desire to become a commercial shearer is preferred. 16 years of age. A body and mind with the strength and willingness to learn to shear sheep. What To...

Maryland 4-H Engineering Camp

Friday, Apr. 20, 2018 - 6:30pm to Sunday, Apr. 22, 2018 - 12:00pm
Rock 4-H Camp
The purpose of this camp is to introduce youth to the many mechanical engineering projects available through 4-H and to give them hands-on practice to prepare for a county, regional, and state contests. Each participant will have the opportunity to explore engineering projects in-depth. Project...

Junior Sheep & Goat Skillathon

Sunday, May. 6, 2018 - 9:00am
Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival
The Junior Sheep & Goat Skillathon will be held Sunday, May 6 at the Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival. The Festival is always held the first full weekend in May. It is held at the Howard County Fairgrounds in West Friendship, Maryland. Parking is free, but there is a small fee to attend the...

Application Open: Seeking 25 New Leaders

Friday, Jun. 1, 2018 (All day)
LEAD Maryland Program
Beginning June 1, 2018 through October 1, 2018, the LEAD Program is seeking applications for the next class of LEAD Fellows. Program information and the application are available at www.leadmaryland.org . Completed applications are due October 1, 2018. The next class of LEAD Fellows, Class XI, will...

Deadline: LEAD Fellowship Program Accepting Applications, Seeking 25 New Leaders

Monday, Oct. 1, 2018 (All day)
LEAD Maryland Program
LEAD Maryland Fellowship Applications Are Due October 1, 2018 The LEAD Program is seeking applications for the next class of LEAD Fellows. Program information and the application are available at www.leadmaryland.org . Completed applications are due October 1, 2018. The next class of LEAD Fellows,...
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