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Updated: January 24, 2022

Row Crop and Forage Production Meetings

A list of meetings for Row Crop and Forage producers.
Harvesting grain
Updated: January 11, 2022

Pesticide and Nutrient Management Meetings

A list of meetings for pesticide and Nutrient Management.
Updated: November 29, 2021

Farm Stress Management and Resources for Maryland Service Providers

Farm stress management training will equip 150 agricultural providers with skills and knowledge to support farm families in times of distress. This project will increase the provider’s ability to identify signs of distress, communicate with someone experiencing distress, and provide resources and tools to manage stress on the farm. Approximately 60% of the providers will utilize the knowledge and skills to reach an estimated 1,300 individuals resulting in increased well-being of farm families. This project is funded by Northeast SARE, Professional Development Program.
Updated: October 14, 2021

AG 101 & Workforce Development Meetings

A list of meetings for learning about agriculture and the agriculture workforce development.
Farm equipment on farm land
Updated: August 2, 2021

Visual Guide for Using Zoom for Community Education Program A Guide to Develop, Implement, and Assess Your Extension Program Using Zoom Platform

This publication is created to provide tips and suggestions on ways you can use the Zoom platform to implement successful online community education programs. It takes readers through visual illustrations of pre-meeting, during-meeting, and post-meeting features that can be used to seamlessly educate your clientele, collect feedbacks and extend outreach by broadcasting your programs on social media.
Updated: June 21, 2021

A Tenure Track Cohort Case Study

This fact sheet documents the group's plan of action through year 1, provides lessons learned and helpful hints and a highlight for year 2. It is intended to help future tenure track cohorts navigate a similar path and perhaps lessen the stress along the way.
Updated: June 4, 2021

Lessons from the “Are You Crazy?” Retail Farm Market Bus Tour

For two beautiful days in mid-September, I had the opportunity to join Penn State Extension’s Annual “Are You Crazy?” Retail Farm Market Bus Tour. This year, guided by Penn State Extension Educators, Brian Moyer and Carla Synder, the tour provided participants with an opportunity to visit premier retail farm marketing/agritourism enterprises to see new things, get ideas to use at home, learn from each other, and build a network of contacts.
Lessons from the “Are You Crazy?” Retail Farm Market Bus Tour