Wednesday Webinars

Check Out Women in Agriculture Webinars!

They are offered on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month. They are FREE and open to all!

2022 Webinar Schedule

DATE TOPIC DESCRIPTION  
9/28/2022 Farming Time Management Work-life balance is a challenge, but add in the farm and you've got a recipe for a demanding life. We will discuss how to balance your life on the farm to help get all your tasks completed. Jenny Rhodes
10/12/2022 Agriculture Leases How much notice does the landlord have to give to terminate a lease? What happens if the property sells in the middle of my lease? Can I harvest crops after the lease terminates? There are a lot of common questions associated with leasing farmland that many of you ask and this webinar will cover those questions plus highlight resources available to producers. Paul Goeringer
10/26/2022 Regulatory Decision Trees for Value-Added Foods Producing value-added foods can be a complicated endeavor involving several state and local agencies. The Agriculture Law Education Initiative (ALEI) will discuss the regulations producers should be aware of and review how to use a new resource designed to help producers easily identify which processing and food safety requirements apply to their operation. Megan Todd and Sarah Everhart
11/9/2022 Keeping Your Fields Fine and Dandy-lion Free Learn how to identify common field and pasture weeds, how to manage them, and the tools (books and apps) that are available to help. Kelly Nichols
11/23/2022 No webinar, Thanksgiving week    
12/14/2022 Beginning Farmer- Legal Risk Management and Understanding Property Purchase Agreements A legal specialist from the University of Maryland Agriculture Law Education Initiative will discuss common legal terms used in farmland purchase agreements. Megan Todd and Sarah Everhart
12/28/2022- No webinar, Christmas week    
The most recent webinars

Decision-Making Resources and Tools for Cover Cropping and Other Best Management Practices
Video Length: 41:38   |  Date: September 14, 2022
Speaker: Sarah Hirsh
Description: With so many choices, planning conservation practices can be overwhelming. For example, when planning a cover crop we must consider species, planting and termination dates and methods, seeding rates, etc. Luckily, there are many resources that can help! This webinar will give an overview of conservation practice decision-making resources and tools that can help growers get the most bang for their buck Watch video

Farm Stress Management and Resiliency
Video Length: 49:39   |  Date: August 24, 2022
Speaker: Jesse Ketterman and Maria Pippidis
Description: Farm and farm families experience a variety of stressors that lead to disruptions on the farm. Building resilience is necessary to reduce the impact of stressors and strengthen the farm and farm families. This session will share strategies that promote resilience and identify signs of stress on the farm. Watch video