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Estate and Transition Planning Success

This webinar is scheduled for4/10/19. To register and attend please visit: https://2019wednesdaywebinars.eventbrite.com/ (link is external) 4/10/19: Estate and Transition Planning Success Estate and Transition Planning Success! Real Life Examples of How to Develop a Plan to Transition Your Farm to...

Soils and Salts: From Fertilizer to Tidewater

Salts are a natural component of soils. In fact most nutrients and fertilizers exist in salt forms such as potassium chloride (KCl). Salts can have a negative effect on plant growth, reducing their ability to pull water from the soil. Although the East usually has enough rainfall to keep salt...

Protecting yourself and others on the farm

Attend this webinar to learn about some easy steps you can take to protect your and your employees' health, and bring your farm into compliance with the Worker Protection Standard. Communicating clearly with everyone on your farm about your pest management practices is extremely important both to...

Designing cover crops to work for your farm

Cover crops can provide a host of benefits, including controlling weeds, reducing erosion, adding nutrients and soil organic matter to soil, providing habitat for pollinators, alleviating soil compaction, and various other functions. However, not all cover crops are equal. This workshop will...

What to grow in an urban market garden

Growing for market in a small urban garden or farm offers both challenges and opportunities. This webinar will talk about the kinds of specialty crops that are particularly suited to growing in an urban market garden for direct marketing to local customers. Presenter: Neith Little, Extension...

Farm Bill Update

1/9/19: Farm Bill Update Howard Leathers will bring us up to date on the current status of the 2018 farm bill. If a bill is passed by this date, he will review the major provisions. Presenters: Dr. Howard Leathers, Department of Agricultural and Resource Ecomnomics, University of Maryland Paul...

Farm Tours

Schedule 9-11:30 am Laurel Farmers' Auction Market "the Block" 10667 Georgetown Road Laurel, DE 19956 https://laurelauctionmarket.com/ The Laurel Auction Market sells over $5 million of produce annually, more than 80% of that in watermelons. We will visit the market during watermelon harvest time...

Farm Tours

Annie's Project Fall Tour Annie's Project enthusiasts and course takers come together to tour the Lower Eastern Shore in Dorchester County. REGISTER ON EVENTBRITE Friday, October 12th 10:30 A.M. -- 4:00 P.M. COST: $20.00 per person Lunch at Emily's Produce, and tour of brewery and beer tasting...

Using an LLC to Strengthen Your Farm Operation

Limited Liability Companies (LLCs) are a popular form of business entity or organization. There are a number of ways an LLC can be used to strengthen a farming operation, including but not limited to, limiting liability, defining family ownership interests and/or transition and succession planning...

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