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Planning for Retirement

2/24/2021: Planning for Retirement After attending this program you’ll better understand your income and savings needs as you plan for retirement. We’ll also review some saving options and provide some strategies for late savers. Slide Set Online Resources for Retirement Planning Investing in Your...

Cover Crop Mixtures

2/10/2021: Cover Crop Mixtures This webinar will discuss how and why to choose species of a cover crop mix and tools for deciding species and seeding rates. Topics discussed will also include how different cover crop species express themselves in a mix, fall vs spring growth, the importance of...

Drying Food Safely

Dried foods are tasty, nutritious, lightweight, and easy to prepare and carry. Attend this workshop and learn about the different methods for drying foods safely, what to consider when drying foods, and what foods dry best. Resource list

Annual Conference

A Regional Women in Agriculture conference has been held annually since 2001. It is a combined effort of Extension services at University of Maryland, University of Delaware, Delaware State University, Virginia Tech and Rutgers along with a planning committee consisting of organizations and private...

2021 Conference

The MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture Conference will celebrate 20 years in 2021! And while we cannot celebrate together we did not want to miss an opportunity to meet. The conference will be held through the zoom platform on Friday February 12, 2021 from 8:00am to 11:30am. We are excited to...

Creating a Farm Business Continuity Plan

A continuity of business (C.O.B) plan is created to outline business functions in the event of a major disruption. It addresses issues such as loss of income, protecting employees and essential business activities. For farms this is especially important because of contributions to the food supply...

Estate Planning Mistakes and Solutions

4/8/2020: Learning From Other's Mistakes: Estate Planning Mistakes and Solutions Many families struggle to start developing an estate plan that works to continue the farm on to the next generation. Not properly planning can lead to the loss of a family farm and cause conflicts between family...

Water Testing Basics and Understanding Water Test Results

6/24/2020: Water Testing Basics and Understanding Water Test Results Water tests can help homeowners and farmers better understand how safe their water sources are for different uses. Tune into this webinar to learn how water samples are collected, tested, and how to interpret water test results...

Family Communication in Farm Succession Planning

This webinar will focus on the importance of good communications and strategies for success when discussing topics with family related to farm succession and estate planning. Presenter: Mayhah Roma Suri, University of Maryland SLIDES

8 Lifestyle Tips for a Healthy Brain

11/11/2020: 8 Lifestyle Tips for a Healthy Brain Brain health is the ability to remember, learn, concentrate and have a clear, active mind. This presentation provides lifestyle steps to help keep your brain 'young' and maintain good brain function. Presenter: Beverly Jackey, University of Maryland...


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