University of Maryland Extension

Lecture/Seminar

Virtual Agronomy Meeting

Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2021 - 4:00pm to 8:30pm
Online (If not able to join online or on your phone, please contact your local ag agent)
Virtual Winter Agronomy Meeting Thursday, February 17, 2021 Registration: https://go.umd.edu/AgronFeb17 4:00pm Herbicide and Weed Update Kurt Vollmer, Weed Management Specialist, Agriculture & Food Systems University of Maryland Extension 4:30pm Bt Traits in Corn Alan Leslie, Agent, Agriculture...

Buying a Horse Property: Know Before You Buy

Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2020 - 4:00pm
Online
Are you ready to make the leap into farm ownership and keep your horses at home? Purchasing a farm is a big decision. Tracy Diamond, realtor, has a lot of experience in matching property to new owners and will share tips to make your search more efficient. Keith Wills from Mid Atlantic Farm Credit...

How to Select a Horse to Buy or Lease

Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Online
When you are finally ready for your own horse, the options can be overwhelming! Brittney Carow of the Maryland Equine Transition Service and Dr. Justin Sobota of South Mountain Equine will discuss what you should look for and considerations to be made to find the horse that is right for you!

What to Wear and Bring When Riding Horses

Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Online
Are you looking forward to starting riding lessons and realize you have no idea what you need to wear and bring? Learn about the basic gear and items a barn may require for lessons or showing so you can be prepared. Our experts from The Surrey and Fair Hill Saddlery will go through the “must have”...

Carroll County Private Pesticide Applicator Exam

Thursday, Nov. 12, 2020 - 9:00am to 3:00pm
Carroll County Ag Center
Maryland Private Pesticide Applicator Certification Exam Opportunity Carroll County Agriculture Center, 700 Agriculture Dr., Westminster, MD 21157 Testing to take place outdoors or in a large conference room (if-permitted by UMD), 10 individuals allowed in the testing area at one time. Testing...

Harford County Private Pesticide Applicator Exam

Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020 - 9:00am to 3:00pm
Harford County Extension Office
Maryland Private Pesticide Applicator Certification Exam Opportunity Harford County Extension Office, 3525 Conowingo Rd., Street, MD 21154 Testing to take place outdoors or in large conference room (if-permitted by UMD), 10 individuals allowed in the testing area at one time. Testing spots are...

Baltimore County Private Pesticide Applicator Exam

Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2020 - 9:00am to 3:00pm
Baltimore County Ag Center
Maryland Private Pesticide Applicator Certification Exam Opportunity Baltimore County Agriculture Center 1114 Shawan Rd., Cockeysville, MD 21030 Testing to take place in large conference room, 10 individuals allowed under each pavilion Testing spots are first come first serve. Participants wait in...

How to Find a Place to Ride

Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Online
Lots of families are discovering the mental and physical benefits of horseback riding and are curious about getting involved in this great outdoor activity. If you are wondering how to find a riding barn that meets your needs, join Anne Litz of the Maryland Horse Industry Board and Katherine Rizzo...

Agritourism: Planning and Operating During COVID-19

Thursday, Sep. 10, 2020 - 1:00pm to 3:30pm
Webinar
Topic Agritourism: Planning and Operating During COVID-19 Description Learn more about making sure your operation is prepared for risk, especially during the COVID-19 Pandemic. 1:00-1:45 Operating Your Agritourism Operation in Accordance with State and Local Law, Sarah Everhart, Agriculture Law...

Maryland Private Pesticide Applicator Certification Exam Opportunity

Thursday, Sep. 17, 2020 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Talbot Agriculture Center 10659 Hiners Ln, Easton, MD 21601
Maryland Private Pesticide Applicator Certification Exam Opportunity Talbot Agriculture Center 10659 Hiners Ln, Easton, MD 21601 Testing to take place under the pavilions, 10 individuals allowed under each pavilion Testing spots are first come first serve. Participants wait in their vehicle until...

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