University of Maryland Extension


Friday, Nov. 1, 2019 - 9:00am to Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019 - 4:00pm
University of Maryland Eastern Shore
11868 College Backbone Rd
Princess Anne, MD 21853
United States
UMES Small Farm Program

For farmers, landowners and supporters of agriculture to come together to network and learn about new opportunities and strategies that promote farm profitability and sustainability.

Small Farm Conference Schedule

Friday, November 1, 2019 

9:00 am Registration 

10:00 am - 12:00 pm 

Specialty/Ethnic Crop Workshop, UMES Demonstration Farm Team

Home Food Preservation I, Dehydrating Herbs, Dhruti Patel 

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Lunch

1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Conference Short Course Sessions/Field Tours

Choose One Course

Home Food Preservation II, High Acid Canning, Dhruti Patel

Poultry Processing, Dr. Jennifer Timmons & Dr. Jonathan Moyle

Farm Scale Composting, Justin Gravity

Practical Livestock Care, Dr. Enrique Escobar


4:15  pm – 5:00 pm Mini Sessions (TBA)

5:00 pm – 5:30 pm USDA

6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Exhibitors and Informal Networking Reception

*Saturday workshop sessions and more information coming soon*


Hemp Conference (October 31st.) - $40.00

Small Farm Conference (November 1st. - 2nd.)

(2) Days - $60.00

(1) Day - $30.00

"Party of Two" - $100.00 (Small Farm Conference)

Hemp and Small Farm Conference Duo Deal - $80.00/person


See registration information
Contact Phone: 
410-651-6693 or 410-651-6070
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