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


2023 Webinar Schedule

Offered the second Wednesday of each month. Topics cover all areas of risk management.

2/8/2023 Precision Agriculture Hardware and Equipment While precision agriculture is always evolving with new ideas and equipment, there have become some standards within field crop production. We will overview precision ag equipment, including GPS, remote sensing, and more recent advances to help keep up with the terminology and apply some value to the practices. Dr. Jarrod Miller, UDEL Extension
3/8/2023 Smartphone Studio Learn how to create professional videos with your smartphone to promote your agri-business or to "advocate" agriculture through videos using your smartphone. This session will show you what equipment to purchase, how to use it, and share positive messages about agriculture using your smartphone and other inexpensive accessories. This webinar will get you started with a budget of $200 to $500. We will review microphones, tripods, apps and techniques -- all that you need to achieve a professional look and sound to share your messaging with the public. Michele Walfred, UDEL Extension
4/12/2023 Tools and Tips for Creating Maps of Farm Fields Having accurate farm maps can be a very helpful tool for crop planning, planter and sprayer calibration, and long-term recordkeeping. This webinar will introduce different tools and resources available for creating maps of your own fields, including a tutorial on how to use the free mapping software, QGIS. To follow along during the tutorial, download QGIS on your own computer ahead of time by visiting Dr. Alan Leslie, UMD Extension
The most recent webinars

Benchmarking for Success of the Cow-Calf Herd
Video Length: 26:49  |  Date: January 11, 2023
Speaker: Sarah Potts, Ph.D.
Description: Benchmarks can be valuable tools to help producers assess current animal performance and monitor progress toward improving overall herd productivity. This webinar will discuss the benefits of using benchmarks in beef cattle production and describe how to use some of the most informative benchmarks to improve the cow-calf operation. Dr. Sarah Potts, UMD Extension. Watch video

Beginning Farmer- Legal Risk Management and Understanding Property Purchase Agreements
Video Length:    |  Date: December 14, 2022
Speaker: Megan Todd and Sarah Everhart
Description: A legal specialist from the University of Maryland Agriculture Law Education Initiative will discuss common legal terms used in farmland purchase agreementsWatch Video