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Agritourism: Planning and Operating During COVID-19

Thursday, Sep. 10, 2020 - 1:00pm to 3:30pm
Webinar
Topic Agritourism: Planning and Operating During COVID-19 Description Learn more about making sure your operation is prepared for risk, especially during the COVID-19 Pandemic. 1:00-1:45 Operating Your Agritourism Operation in Accordance with State and Local Law, Sarah Everhart, Agriculture Law...

Agritourism Operations and Liability Concerns this Fall Season

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Mastering Marketing - July 2020 With so many concerns for the Fall agritourism season, here is an informative podcast that helps outline how to mediate some of the risks of hosting events this Fall season. While Marylanders must follow Governor Hogan’s mandates about group gatherings, staying...

Chip Fleming: A Visionary Agro-Entrepreneur

In the late 1970’s a group of farmers came together to form the American Agriculture Movement in an attempt to organize a strike to raise awareness of the importance of the American Farmer. Some of these farmers drove their tractors all the way to Washington, D.C. to protest, blocking traffic, and...

Customers, protecting their safety and your liability

Urban Ag home | Table of contents Figure 3: Urban agriculture businesses where customers come onto the property, such as garden centers, farm stands, and agritourism operations, should consider purchasing premise liability insurance. Photo by Neith Little, UMD Extension, taken at Walther Gardens,...

On-Farm Breweries Are a Growing Agritourism Area, But Keep In Mind Legal Requirements

Recently, the Maryland General Assembly passed legislation to allow for the development of on-farm breweries. This area of the law (at least in Maryland) is still new and developing as it relates to breweries. For those considering developing an on-farm brewery, a fact sheet, Microbreweries and the...

Digital Direct Marketing Tips for 2016 - Make It a Great Sales Year

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MASTERING MARKETING - JANUARY 2016 Whether you’re selling raw or value-added farm products, breeding stock, agritourism experiences, or business services, the start of a new year is a good time to develop your digital marketing “action tools”. There’s lots of buzz words or phrases surrounding...

Does Hosting Weddings Count As Agriculture? One State Says No

Photo by Edwin Remsberg This post should not be construed as legal advice (or marriage counseling) According to the most recent Census of Agriculture, Maryland had 307 farms reporting income from agritourism operations. These activities can include everything from corn mazes, petting zoos, u-pick,...

How to use HootSuite

Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Webinar
MidAtlantic Women In Agriculture will offer a free webinar open to all on October 8th at 12 noon! What is a Social Media Platform? How can you manage multiple social media accounts from one account? In this FREE webinar, learn how to use HootSuite, the most popular social media management system...
MidAtlantic Women In Agriculture will hold their annual Fall Farm Tour on October 9 th . This year’s tour will begin at Fifer’s Orchard in Camden-Wyoming, Delaware. Fifer’s mission statement is “to...
Agritourism operators and other ag producers allowing the public on their property often worry about liability if a guest is injured while on the property. Although many of us worry about these...

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