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GMO

Genetically modified organisms, also known as GMO’s seem to constantly be in the news. However there are a lot of misconceptions about what GMO’s are, what plants and animals have been modified, and how they are created, tested and approve for the market. This session will look at what GMO’s are,...

Farm Lease Agreements

A large number of farmland is leased in the Delmarva region with much of it being done on a handshake deal. Understanding leasing laws and developing a written lease can work to improve the landlord-tenant relationship and provide record for future parties to understand what was agreed upon. Join...

Preparing Your Marketing Efforts for the Holidays

Retailers seem to launch into the holiday marketing mode earlier each year, with most starting even before Halloween. We can take a page from their playbook and plan ahead too, particularly our social media marketing plan for the holiday ahead. With the successes of BlackFriday, Cyper Monday, and...

Smart Choice Health Insurance Basics

Choosing the right health care insurance plan is important and can prevent large unexpected health care expenses. This webinar will increase your understanding of health insurance and provide strategies for selecting a health care plan that will meet your health care needs and your spending plan...

Farm Recordkeeping

Farm Recordkeeping Recordkeeping is a necessary skill for all business owners. Farm records inlcude everything from financial to production. This session will provide some ideas on recordkeeping practices as well as organizing records for farm enterprises.! Presenter: Shannon Dill, University of...

Soil Maps for Production Agriculture

Soil Maps for Production Agriculture The US started mapping soils as a resource over 100 years ago. These maps have data for everything for production agriculture to engineering principles. Learn how to search for your soil types and what they may indicate for crop production without needing an...

An Overview of the Resource Stewardship Evaluation Tool

The Natural Resources Conservation Service’s (NRCS) Resource Stewardship Evaluation Tool (RSET) is a new and voluntary service in conservation planning that evaluates an operation’s current conservation and management practices and compares them against science-based stewardship thresholds for five...

Understanding Credit and Credit Scores

Understanding credit is as important as knowing when to plant your crops. Credit defines your trustworthiness in repaying your debt. This webinar will provide an overview of how credit is used in your everyday life. Knowing how to obtain your credit report and correct mistakes are important steps...

Farm Transition Taxes and Medicaid Estate Recovery

An overview of the new federal estate tax laws, and other related tax issues. Provide examples of how to determine if your farm estate could trigger federal estate tax limits and state's (Maryland and Delaware) gift, estate, and inheritance taxes. This includes what the cost of paying taxes might...

Stress Management on the Farm

The truth is that farming is hard on both your physical and mental health. Explore a variety of self-care tips to protect your health and sanity as a farmer. Dig into practical and empowering stress-reduction techniques to incorporate into your weekly routine during the busy growing season...

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