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This Just In. Your Ag-Role for Media Requests

9/11/19: This Just In. Your Ag-Role for Media Requests Have you been asked for an interview by a print or broadcast reporter or comment on a local or ag-related issue? How should you prepare? What do you wear? What is the reporter looking for? Embrace this opportunity and control the message and...

Boost Your Email Newsletter Open Rates

8/28/19: Boost Your Email Newsletter Open Rates While some claim they are “dead,” email marketing still has one of the highest engagement rates and returns on investment of any marketing strategy. The success of your email newsletters is dependent upon their open rates. Learn a few simple...

Farm Liability Insurance and Farm Business Structures

8/14/19: Farm Liability Insurance and Farm Business Structures: How they can work together to protect you and your farming business Bewildered by the many types of farm insurance? Confused about the difference between a sole proprietorship, an LLC, a corporation, and a cooperative? Join us as we...

Introduction to Integrated Pest Management

Introducton to Integrated Pest Management Integrated pest management (IPM), is a broad-based approach to keeping pests population below economic injury level. This webinar will review basic IPM pinciples, control tactics, and how to diagnose problems. Presenter: Emily Zobel, Extension Educator,...

Water and Water Reuse in Agriculture

Water is so important on the farm – but not all water sources are the same. This webinar will go over recent research on water quality differences between river, pond, and recycled water as well as explaining how recycled water could be a reliable alternative for irrigation water. We will also...

Putting All Your Eggs in One Basket

This session will cover raising backyard poultry for egg production and sales. Topics covered includes basic nutrition and problems encountered with laying hens. We will also talk about handling eggs and what to do if someone wants to sell them. Presenters: Maegan Perdue, University of Maryland...

Emotional Well-Being: Warning Signs and Resources- 2019

Farmers experience a wide range of emotional stress that can effect both the individual and their family. This session will share warning signs and resources available to deal with emotional stress. Some topics covered include financial stress, substance abuse, depression, and suicide. Presenters:...

Thought Leadership and Branding on Social Media

5/22/19: Thought Leadership and Branding on Social Media Success on Social Media is more than selling a product or service. For the agriculture sector, success is measured by engaged conversations, reaching out beyond our comfort zone and cultivating your personal and professional brand into a...

Keep it Legal! Legal Considerations for Marketing Your Farm Social Media

5/8/19: Keep it Legal!: Legal Considerations for Marketing Your Farm Social Media Farmers are being told that they have to get onboard with interactive marketing opportunities such as Facebook, Instagram, websites, blogs, e-mail campaigns, podcasts, and even e-commerce. But there are legal traps...

Predator Control for your Small Flock

4/24/19: Predator Control for your Small Flock One of the chicken lovers worse fears is losing a beloved chicken to a predator. It can happen to the best of us. This webinar will identify patterns of predation and how to keep your small flock safe. Presenters: Jenny Rhodes, Extension Educator,...

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