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Nutrient Management Voucher Applicator Credits

If you are in need of credits to recertify your Nutrient Management Voucher Applicator license there are two ways to do this through online self-paced webinars listed below.  You can also virtually attend one of the Crop Production Meetings listed further down on this page from December 1, 2020 - February 26, 2021, registration is required.

1. Pre-recorded webinars are available to watch at your own convenience. To view the videos, visit www.extension.umd.edu/grain/pesticide-applicators and follow the instructions under the 2020 Pesticide Renewals heading, Option 2, this is for Nutrient Management Voucher and also Pesticide Renewals.

2. Additional online webinars.  Print out the quiz before you start watching the program so you can follow along. All your answers must be correct to earn CEUs. Mail completed quiz no later than 3 business days after you view the program to MDA at the address provided on the quiz.  Be sure to keep a copy for your records.

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Private Applicator Pesticide Credits

If you are in need of credits to recertify your Private Applicator Pesticide license there are a few ways to do this, the first option below takes you to a web page with several options including attending one of the Crop Production Meetings from December 1, 2020 - February 26, 2021, registration is required.

1. Pre-recorded webinars are available to watch at your own convenience. To view the videos, visit www.extension.umd.edu/grain/pesticide-applicators and follow the instructions under the 2020 Pesticide Renewals heading, Option 2.

2. Follow the instructions listed and view this online webinar. Once the completed course is on file at MDA, you will need to renew your certificate on line at the MDA renewal site. Here is a video tutorial with directions on renewing your license online.

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Winter 20-21 Upcoming Ag Meetings

Registration Information

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Backyard Farming (webpage)

The Fall 2020 Backyard Farming Flock Fridays will be held every other Friday at noon EST. To register for any of the Flock Friday sessions, visit https://go.umd.edu/flockfridays and select the sessions you want to attend. All sessions are held via Zoom. If you have connectivity issues and want to participate, contact Maegan Perdue for an alternative option.

Winterizing Your Coop

How to get your flock ready for cold weather. November 6, 2020

Brahmas, Cornish & Leghorns, Oh My!

Which breed is right for you? November 20, 2020

Poultry 911 

Health problems you should watch out for and what to do in a poultry emergency. December 4, 2020

Pastured Poultry 

The advantages and disadvantages of raising poultry on pasture. Is it worth it? December 18, 2020

The Fall/Winter 2020 Small Ruminant sessions will be held on Thursdays at 7:00 pm EST. To register for the Lambing and Kidding sessions, visit https://go.umd.edu/byfkids and select the sessions you want to attend. All sessions are held via Zoom. If you have connectivity issues and want to participate, contact Maegan Perdue for an alternative option.

Getting Ready for Lambing and Kidding

Feeding pregnant sheep and goats, setting up proper housing and gathering needed supplies for the big day. December 3, 2020

Parturition 

What to expect when sheep and goats give birth. December 10, 2020

Dystocia

Recognizing problems when sheep and goats give birth and what to do. December 17, 2020

Lamb and Kid 911

Recognizing and preventing illnesses and disease in young lambs and kids. January 7, 2021

 

 

                                                                                                           

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