University of Maryland Extension

Farming

2016 Starting a Small Commercial Farm Intensive for Local Markets

Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016 - 6:30pm to Wednesday, Mar. 23, 2016 - 9:00pm
Baltimore County Ag Center
In this workshop series, we’ll explore what it takes to be successful on a small-scale farm. Each session covers topics that are applicable to a variety of agricultural operations, including fruit and vegetable production. The program series including a look at how livestock can enhance a small...
Announcing an improved resource from the Maryland Rural Enterprise Development Center… Your Ag Business Venture: Dream, Plan, Implement! Starting an agricultural business in Maryland is an exciting...

High Tunnel Production: The Basics for Success and Three Case Studies (FS-957)

This publication summarizes a project that took place in the Mid-Atlantic region, but high tunnels can be successfully used in a wide variety of climates and locations.

Agricultural Leasing in Maryland (FS-971)

As we approach the end of the year, many farmers and their landlords will be making decisions on renewing land leases. Should the rent be increased? Should additional terms be included? As you begin these discussions, farmers and landlords should consider reviewing Agricultural Leasing in Maryland...

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,...

Northern Farm Bill Workshop

Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014 - 9:30am to 3:00pm
Baltimore County UME Office
To register for the event please click here: Farm Bill Workhop II USDA – Farm Service Agency University of Maryland’s Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics (AREC), University of Maryland Extension (UME), Maryland Department of Agriculture (MDA), and USDA – Risk Management Agency would...
In order to be efficient and productive, farmers of today must constantly stay connected with the technologies of tomorrow. That’s why the 4th annual MidAtlantic Precision Ag Equipment Day brought...

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