University of Maryland Extension

Lecture/Seminar

Understanding COVID-19: Origins, Transmission, Food Safety, and More

Thursday, May. 7, 2020 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
Online
AGNR Faculty Issue Forum - Understanding COVID-19: Origins, Transmission, Food Safety, and More The goal is to provide information about COVID's origin, transmission, and reverse some misperceptions while offering strategies related to food safety, shoring up our food supply, how to prevent...

Facebook Live Sessions on Food preservation Mthods

Monday, Apr. 27, 2020 - 10:30am to Wednesday, Apr. 29, 2020 - 10:30am
Facebook Live
University of Maryland Extension is Hosting 3 Facebook Live sessions on food preservation methods. Join us and invite others to participate in the sessions. 1. Canning Conundrum : 10 mistakes you might be making while canning at home. April 27 at 10.30am 2. Freeze it Right: 10 Freezing tricks you...

Intro to Quickbooks for Farm Businesses

Wednesday, May. 6, 2020 - 3:00pm to 6:00pm
Online Webinar
Join University of Maryland Extension educators to learn tips and tricks for optimizing your finances with Quickbooks. This webinar will cover the basic features, such as sales tax, inventory, invoicing, adjustments, and year-end procedures using Quickbooks Pro 2020. The University of Maryland...

Sustainable Food Systems Lecture Series (Online Only): Turning Research into Action: Combating Food Insecurity at the University of Maryland

Tuesday, May. 12, 2020 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Online webinar
The Sustainable Food Systems lecture series will continue via WebEx/online only attendance with each guest speaker conducting their presentations remotely. We encourage you to register for upcoming lectures! Tuesday, May 12 features Allison Tjaden, Assistant Director of New Initiatives at UMD...

Sustainable Food Systems Lecture Series (Online Only): Boots on the Ground: Stories from Military Veteran Farmers

Tuesday, May. 5, 2020 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Online webinar
The Sustainable Food Systems lecture series will continue via WebEx/online only attendance with each guest speaker conducting their presentations remotely. We encourage you to register for upcoming lectures! Tuesday, May 5 features Sarah Dachos, Deputy Director of Farmer Veteran Coalition, and a...

Sustainable Food Systems Lecture Series (Online Only): The Resilient Farmer: Managing Stress on the Farm

Tuesday, Mar. 31, 2020 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Online webinar
The Sustainable Food Systems lecture series will continue via WebEx/online only attendance with each guest speaker conducting their presentations remotely. We encourage you to register for upcoming lectures! Tuesday, March 31 features Jeanette Jeffrey, Healthy Living Educator at University of...

Postponed-REVERSING THE DOWNWARD TRENDS FOR FARMERS MARKETS

Tuesday, Mar. 31, 2020 - 9:00am to 2:30pm
Maryland Agricultural Research Center
Due to the evolving outbreak of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). The workshop "Reversing the Downward Trends for Farmers Markets" is postponed to a later date. Reversing the Downward Trends for Farmers Market-Adapting Farmers Markets to Match Consumer Trends-What Vendors and Market Masters Need to Know...

Beginning Small Farm Workshop Series

Wednesday, Apr. 8, 2020 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Montgomery County Extension Office
Weeds and Weed Control Save your moisture and your nutrients for the plants you want. What are reasonable options? With more and more weeds coming into the area, and many that are resistant to even the best weed control methods, a review of cultural, cover crops, and exclusion methods of weed...

Beginning Small Farm Workshop Series

Wednesday, Mar. 25, 2020 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Montgomery County Extension Office
Ethnic Vegetables What is needed in the local area? What does it take to raise these vegetables? How to market these vegetables?

Beginning Small Farm Workshop Series

Wednesday, Mar. 18, 2020 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Montgomery County Extension Office
Season Extension Technologies How to get the most from the high tunnel. Protecting the tunnel in adverse weather. Prevention of nutrient and salt buildup in the tunnel. Utilizing the tunnel for off season production.

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