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To Be or Not to Be a Farmers Market Vendor-Is That Your Question?

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Mastering Marketing - January 2019 My apologies to William Shakespeare for mangling the opening phrase of a soliloquy spoken by Prince Hamlet in Shakespeare’s play by the same name. But, as producers start drawing up their marketing plans for 2019, market vendors are questioning whether sales from...

Webinar: Impacts and Opportunities of Climate Change on Northeast Crops and Livestock (1 CEU)

Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Online
The climate in the Northeast U.S. has been changing. Winters have been getting warmer and heavy rainstorms are becoming much more common. See what these changes mean to agriculture in the Northeast. Many farmers are feeling that seasons have shifted, and weather station data shows this to be true...
The University of Maryland Department of Animal and Avian Sciences hosted a Dairy Field Day and Tour for local farmers on Oct. 10 at the Central Maryland Research and Education Center (CMREC) to...

Third Annual University of Maryland Dairy Field Day and Tour

Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018 (All day)
Central Maryland Research and Education Center, Clarksville facility
Dairy producers, industry professionals, and government officials are invited to learn how dairy cattle genomics technology recently introduced at the University of Maryland dairy herd through a partnership with Zoetis, Inc., has been used to increase genetic progress at 9:30 a.m., Oct. 10 at the...

Falling Back is for the Clock; Not Your Marketing Strategies

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Mastering Marketing - September 2018 When the calendar turns to September, everything “pumpkin” begins arriving in the stores and folks are busy cheering on their favorite football team. While it seems like the markets are in a sprint to the end of the year, Fall is actually a good to re-energize...

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