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Applications open in 2021 for the next LEAD Class

Tuesday, Jun. 1, 2021 (All day)
LEAD Maryland
Applications for the next LEAD cohort, Class XII, will be accepted one year later than originally planned. Applications for Class XII will open up June 1, 2021, for participation in 2022-23.

LEAD Maryland Fellowship: Applications Due October 1, 2021

Friday, Oct. 1, 2021 (All day)
Applications for the next class of LEAD Maryland leadership development Fellowships are open starting June 1, 2021. Applications are due by October 1, 2021. The next class, LEAD Class XII, will be selected late in 2021 and will participate in 2022-2023. (This is a change from earlier announcements...

Customer Service Webinar

Thursday, May. 14, 2020 - 9:00am to 10:00am
Online - Zoom session
"The customer is always right!" But, what do they want? And how is customer service handled when doing online sales? Join Ginger Myers, University of Maryland Extension Marketing Specialist, to learn more about how to be retail ready. A link to the recording will also be sent out to those who...

Buying Local? Here’s What is in Season and When

Buying Local? Here’s what is in Season and When The impact of COVID-19 has had a significant effect on the agriculture industry and consumers alike. One major change is a surge in demand for local farm products. Consumers are finding it increasingly more difficult to find select products in stock...

Intro to Quickbooks for Farm Businesses

Wednesday, May. 6, 2020 - 3:00pm to 6:00pm
Online Webinar
Join University of Maryland Extension educators to learn tips and tricks for optimizing your finances with Quickbooks. This webinar will cover the basic features, such as sales tax, inventory, invoicing, adjustments, and year-end procedures using Quickbooks Pro 2020. The University of Maryland...

How Do I Use Reclaimed Water on my Farm?

As the demand for water grows, the amount of water will remain the same, making it important to find new and reliable sources of water for agricultural production. One possibility is using highly treated effluent from municipal wastewater treatment plants, also known as reclaimed or recycled water...

Putting Recycled Water to Work in Maryland Agriculture

Farmers need water to grow their crops. But what happens when the freshwater sources farmers rely on become stressed or unavailable? Learn about an innovative partnership between a farmer and a nearby wastewater treatment plant that uses water reuse to safely and efficiently grow crops on one...


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