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Hatching Eggs At Home

Hatching Eggs at Home

Hatching eggs at home can be a rewarding way to increase the size of your flock, while teaching family and friends about embryology. While chicken eggs are the most common eggs to hatch, eggs from other species can be incubated as well. As always, before starting a hatching project, make sure you...

State food safety laws

Urban Ag home | Table of contents States share regulatory authority with the federal government in many areas, but states enjoy complete jurisdiction over farmers markets and other types of direct farm sales, retail sales, restaurants, and many types of small-scale agricultural production and...

Federal food safety laws

Urban Ag home | Table of contents In general, federal regulations apply to all foods that are sold in interstate commerce (meaning across state borders) or foreign commerce, and states have the power to regulate most foods that are only sold intrastate (see “What’s federalism got to do with it?”...

Selling Shell Eggs to Retailers, Wholesalers, and Food Service Facilities in Maryland

There is a strong consumer demand for locally produced foods including a call for more locally produced eggs. Real profit potential exists for Maryland egg producers to expand their markets in to retail, wholesale and Food Service Facilities in Maryland. This publication provides introductory...

MID-ATLANTIC SMALL FLOCK EXPO 2018

Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018 - 9:00am to 3:00pm
Carroll County Agricultural Center
University of Maryland Extension MID-ATLANTIC SMALL FLOCK EXPO February 10, 2018 http://www.carrollcountyagcenter.com/contact/ 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Register at: https://mid-atlantic-small-flock-expo.eventbrite.com Adult (18-up) $10; Youth (10-17) $5.00; Children (0-9) Free; 4-H or FFA (with proof...

Home Food Preservation: Pickled Eggs EVENING Workshop-Baltimore County

Wednesday, Jun. 29, 2016 - 5:30pm to 8:30pm
University of Maryland Extension, Baltimore County
For years, USDA approved canning techniques classes and workshops have been taught to our Maryland communities. With the growing demand in this area, these classes/workshops are now an integral part of Grow It Eat It program developed by University of Maryland Extension. The food preservation...

Poultry Fact or Fiction Workshop

Wednesday, Apr. 29, 2015 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
11767 Beechwood St., Princess Anne, MD
Please pre-register by April 28, 2015.

Pastured Poultry Conference

Friday, Aug. 1, 2014 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Delaware State University
Have you been thinking about raising pastured poultry? Are you ready to learn how to sell a few pastured eggs or whole birds? Do you have a pasture or large backyard? Join us to learn how to raise pastured poultry. We will be offering a free one-day conference on how to raise pastured poultry for...
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