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Beef Basics: Things to Consider Before Starting Your Small Herd

This webinar will address key areas that need to be considered before starting a small beef herd. Emphasis for this talk will be on defining of end-product goals and using those goals to drive animal management decisions. This talk will also discuss some of the challenges and opportunities...

Designing a Successful Pasture and Grazing System

A well-managed pasture is one of the most cost-effective and high value feeds that can be produced. Not sure where to begin? This webinar will provide an overview of different grazing systems and will discuss essential considerations like layout, fencing, shelter, water, and stocking rates to help...

Invasive Insects: Impacts in Agriculture

6/10/2020: Invasive Insects: Impacts in Agriculture Insects can cause serious damage by feeding on crops, and insect species that have been introduced from other countries can often cause the most serious economic damage. This webinar will cover some of the basic biology and ecology of invasive...

Customer Service

5/27/2020: Customer Service- Keys to Successful Retention "The customer is always right!" But, what do they want? And how is customer service handled when doing online sales? How do I keep new customers coming back? Join Ginger Myers, University of Maryland Extension Marketing Specialist, to learn...

Got Milk? Are Dairy Goats a Good Fit For Your Farm?

5/13/2020: Got Milk? Are Dairy Goats a Good Fit For Your Farm? Learn about the advantages and disadvantages of adding dairy breeds to existing goat herds as well as the basics of choosing the right breed and how to milk. Presenter: Maegan Purdue, University of Maryland Extension Slides

Health Care in Your Senior Years

4/22/2020: Health Care in Your Senior Years Thinking about your health care plans after retirement or worried about how health care costs play into your retirement. Join us to discuss Medicare and other insurance options when you turn 65. Additional information will be shared about estimating...

Smart Phone Movies

3/25/2020: Smart Phone Movies Aren’t smart phones amazing! The images and footage from your smart phone are very high quality. But there are a few shortfalls with producing professional quality projects, namely sound. We’ll review of tools and techniques to produce high quality videos from your...

Growing Healthy Soil

3/11/2020: Growing Healthy Soil This webinar will introduce the physical, chemical, and biological properties of soil, and how they interact and affect soil quality and health. Presenter: Sarah Hirsh, University of Maryland Extension Presentation Slides

Drones as a Scouting Tool

2/26/2020: Drones as a Scouting Tool While drones are often promoted as tools to manage nutrients or spray for pests, their most immediate use is for scouting crops. The biggest hurdle for most farmers may be which drone to purchase and how to fly. Attend this webinar to learn about drone and...

Matching Forage Quality with Small Ruminant Nutrition

1/22/2020: Matching Forage Quality with Small Ruminant Nutrition Matching forage growth and quality to different classes of animals and reproductive cycles can be tricky. Learn how to manage your herd and pastures so you can get the most out of them. Presenter: Erika Crowl, University of Maryland...

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