University of Maryland Extension

Commercial Farming

NIche Marketing-Outside of the Box, but in the Black

The Mid-Atlantic Region, which Maryland anchors, is the 4th most populous region in the country. This offers tremendous direct-to-consumer markets as well as institutional markets such as schools, colleges, and governmental agencies. Direct marketing can give farmers a larger share of the food...

WMREC Horticultural Crops Twilight Meeting & Tour

Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016 - 5:00pm to 7:30pm
Western MD Research & Education Center
This educational meeting will give fruit and vegetable producers a look at several of the ongoing projects at the research facility located in Washington County, MD, as well as the opportunity to interact with University of Maryland researchers and Extension specialists. Topics will include updates...

Quality Assurance, Post-Harvest Handling and Other Certifications

Wednesday, Mar. 25, 2015 - 6:30pm to 8:45pm
Baltimore County Center for MD Agriculture
The focus of this workshop series is small-scale production, expecially for people interested in starting or improving their small farm success. Each session covers topics that are applicable to a variety of agricultural operations including fruits and vegetables using conventional, sustainable,...

Cover Crops, Planning and Rotations

Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015 - 6:30pm to 8:45pm
Baltimore County Center for MD Agriculture
The focus of this workshop series is small-scale production, expecially for people interested in starting or improving their small farm success. Each session covers topics that are applicable to a variety of agricultural operations including fruits and vegetables using conventional, sustainable,...

Soil Fertility, Nutrient Management, and Conservation on the Small Farm

Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015 - 6:30pm to 8:45pm
Baltimore County Center for MD Agriculture
The focus of this workshop series is small-scale production, expecially for people interested in starting or improving their small farm success. Each session covers topics that are applicable to a variety of agricultural operations including fruits and vegetables using conventional, sustainable,...
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