University of Maryland Extension

Lecture/Seminar

Planning an International Trip? - Book Author Discussion with Allan Daly

Wednesday, Jul. 17, 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
University of Maryland Extension, Baltimore County
Travelers can take charge of their own food safety and demand that it be a top priority because the ravages of foodborne illness can destroy vacations... at best. Deathly Ill is a soon to be published, true adventure about M. Allan Daly’s quest to make food safer for travelers visiting Latin...

Hiring Practices for Farm Operations: How to Hire the Right Employees

Friday, Jul. 12, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Online webinar
Agricultural operations may not always take the time to do simple background checks or provide employees with the proper initial training that can cause huge issues down the road. Recent news has highlighted what can go wrong when agricultural operations hire employees with limited knowledge of...

FREE Pasture Walk Series

Tuesday, Jun. 18, 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:30pm
Wye Angus 2016 Carmichael Rd, Queenstown, MD 21658
T he University of Maryland Department of Animal and Avian Sciences, Department of Entomology and University of Maryland Extension are hosting a FREE Pasture Walk Series that will be held throughout the state. The focus of the series will be two-fold: pasture management, as well as education...

The Basics of Biological Monitoring

Tuesday, Apr. 16, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
UMD Extension Howard County
Dr. Sam Stribling will discuss the importance of biological monitoring in protecting ecological integrity, the steps for assessing stream health and some of the aquatic critters (insects, snails, worms, crustaceans, and fish) used as indicators of stream condition. He will also show some results...

Eastern Shore Procrastinators Pesticide Conference

Friday, Jun. 7, 2019 (All day)
Wye Research & Education Center 124 Wye Narrows Dr, Queenstown, MD 21658, USA
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. Register on-line at https://2019esprocrastinators.eventbrite.com Or by printing and mailing the form below, titled procrastinator-2019. 8:00-8:30 Registration 8:30-9:15 How Climate Change can affect your trees and shrubs and their Pests Sara Via, University of Maryland...

Plan Your Permaculture Garden

Saturday, Apr. 13, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:00am
100 W Dover St, Easton, MD 21601
The concept of permaculture guides gardeners to use what nature already provides in terms of light, soil, air, water, and more when planning gardening spaces. In this session, Talbot Master Gardener Missy Corley will explain the basic principles and guide attendees in a garden design exercise...

Plan Your Permaculture Garden

Saturday, Apr. 13, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:00am
100 W Dover St, Easton, MD 21601
The concept of permaculture guides gardeners to use what nature already provides in terms of light, soil, air, water, and more when planning gardening spaces. In this session, Talbot Master Gardener Missy Corley will explain the basic principles and guide attendees in a garden design exercise...

Ready, Set, Spring!

Tuesday, Mar. 19, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:00am
106 Fremont St, St. Michaels, MD 21663
You've been waiting all winter, and spring is just around the corner- what do you do first? Master Gardeners answer questions about how to approach the spring landscape in spring, and what tasks are most important. Join us for presentation and Q & A session- Free and open to the public.

Webinar (1 CEU): Nutrient Management Strategies for Organic Transition

Tuesday, Mar. 5, 2019 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
https://www.agronomy.org/education/classroom/classes/663
Nutrient management on crop acres transitioning into organic production can be challenging, as it requires a more holistic understanding of nutrient flows and cycling on a farm compared to nutrient management on conventional crop production acres. Conventional nutrient management is relatively...

Herbicide Resistant Weeds Workshop

Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019 - 8:00am to 1:00pm
St. Mary's County UME Office
Overview of herbicide resistance challenges and mechanisms Focusing on palmer amaranth, common ragweed, and marestail Integrated management strategies Creating a weed management plan Pesticide and CCA credits will be offered for this workshop Free lunch following the program Please RSVP to 301-475-...

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