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Farming

The March Newsletter contains upcoming event listings, a featured video on value-added products, an accompanying article on value-added products, an article on entrepreneurial coaching, and a feature story on the partnership betwen the Beginning Farmer...More info

Farmer Panel: Markets, Techniques, and Experiences

Wednesday, Apr. 23, 2014 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
St. John's Baltimore
The series is open to all and the selection of the topics in the series has been proven over time to be key components for farm profitability. This program is the result of a collaboration among The Baltimore County office of the University of MD Extension, Future Harvest Chesapeake Alliance for...

Urban Soils: Contamination and Remediation

Wednesday, Apr. 16, 2014 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
St. John's Baltimore
The series is open to all and the selection of the topics in the series has been proven over time to be key components for farm profitability. This program is the result of a collaboration among The Baltimore County office of the University of MD Extension, Future Harvest Chesapeake Alliance for...

Farming Land in Baltimore: Laws and History

Wednesday, Apr. 9, 2014 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
St. John's Baltimore
The series is open to all and the selection of the topics in the series has been proven over time to be key components for farm profitability. This program is the result of a collaboration among The Baltimore County office of the University of MD Extension, Future Harvest Chesapeake Alliance for...

Growing High Tunnel Spring Crops

Saturday, Apr. 26, 2014 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Pereyra Farm
Participants can expect to learn the basics of high tunnel systems to include: site preparation, set-up, pricing, types of crops that can be grown, and financial assistance programs available from USDA. Note: Anyone in need of special services or accommodations in order to participate must call one...

Be Smart . . . Drench Smart - Small Ruminant Integrated Parasite Management

Saturday, Apr. 12, 2014 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Food Science and Technology Building, University of Maryland Eastern Shore
During the all day workshop, participants will learn about gastrointestinal parasites that badger small ruminants (sheep and goats), anthelmintic resistance and practices to mitigate or manage parasite burdens. The 3 hour morning session will serve as the introduction for the afternoon hands-on...

Grafting Tomatoes

Saturday, Apr. 5, 2014 - 10:00am to 1:00pm
Agriculture Research Building, University of Maryland Eastern Shore
Tomato Grafting..it’s easier than you think. If you grow varieties of tomatoes that are not resistant to air and soil borne diseases, you should attend this workshop. The classroom session will address the history and science of grafting. In the hands-on session at the greenhouse, you will graft...

Be Smart . . . Drench Smart - Small Ruminant Integrated Parasite Management

Saturday, Mar. 15, 2014 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Central Maryland Research and Education Center
During the all day workshop, participants will learn about gastrointestinal parasites that badger small ruminants (sheep and goats), anthelmintic resistance and practices to mitigate or manage parasite burdens. The 3 hour morning session will serve as the introduction for the afternoon hands-on...

Grow It Eat It Preserve It Food Preservation Curriculum

Welcome to UME’s home food preservation program: Grow It Eat It Preserve It! In Maryland, food preservation has become a hot topic. Everything from economics to a return to home gardening and interest in local, fresh food has fueled this resurgence. This has resulted in an increasing number of...

Farming For Profit and Stewardship Conference

Friday, Jan. 17, 2014 (All day) to Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014 (All day)
The Marriott Inn and Conference Center - College Park
Register now for the Farming for Profit and Stewardship Conference hosted by Future Harvest - CASA. Click here for information about the conference and how to register

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