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Kissing Balls Workshop

Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:30am
Cecil County Administration Building
Learn how to make seasonal decorated balls of evergreens, holly and herbs. Hang them over doorways during the holidays to render blessings and good luck to all who pass under the bough. There is a limit on the number of attendees, so it is suggested that interested persons register as soon as...

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...

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://...

Poultry Mortality Composting Short Course and Demonstration

Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019 - 9:00am to 3:00pm
University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES)
Poultry Mortality Composting Short Course and Demonstration Sponsored by Environmental Science and Technology Department, University of Maryland Extension AGENDA 8:30 Registration - coffee available 9:00 What is composting - Description of the compost process the variables that control the process...

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...

Cecil County Winter Agronomy Meeting

Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019 - 8:30am to 3:00pm
Calvert Grange- Rising Sun, MD
Cecil County Winter Agronomy Meeting January 23, 2019. 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Calvert Grange, Rising Sun, Maryland. Register by calling the Cecil County UME Office at 410-996-5280 or dbehnke@umd.edu . More information is posted on the link below. You can register online by visiting https://...

Rotem Controller Workshop - One Day, Two Sessions, Two Controller Modes

Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Caroline-Dorchester County Fairgrounds' 4-H Park
ROTEM CONTROLLER WORKSHOP ONE DAY, TWO SESSIONS, TWO CONTROLLER MODES Event Description Rotem Controllers set new standards in the poultry industry. These controllers enable poultry farmers to raise their flocks under the best conditions possible while reducing operating expenses and increasing...

Rotem Controller Workshop - One Day, Two Sessions, Two Controller Modes

Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Caroline-Dorchester County Fairgrounds' 4-H Park
ROTEM CONTROLLER WORKSHOP ONE DAY, TWO SESSIONS, TWO CONTROLLER MODES Event Description Rotem Controllers set new standards in the poultry industry. These controllers enable poultry farmers to raise their flocks under the best conditions possible while reducing operating expenses and increasing...

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-...

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...

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...
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