University of Maryland Extension

Farming

2015 Starting a Small Commercial Farm Intensive for Local Markets

Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015 - 6:30pm
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 session with a look at how livestock can...

10th Annual Small Farm Conference

Friday, Nov. 8, 2013 - 1:00pm to Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013 - 5:00pm
University of Maryland Eastern Shore
The 10th Annual Small Farm Conference is a two day event to provide a venue for farmers, landowners and supporters of agriculture to come together to network and learn about new opportunities and strategies that promote farm profitability and sustainability. The conference will offer several traks...

Why Diversify your Farm with a CSA?

Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013 - 2:00pm to 6:00pm
Priapi Gardens and Colchester Farm
Why Diversify Your Farm with a CSA? Saturday, October 19, 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm Priapi Gardens - 5996 Augustine Herman Highway, Cecilton, MD 21913 Colchester Farm - 31285 Georgetown Cemetery Road, Galena, MD 21635 Future Harvest CASA Members $15; Nonmembers $25 Potluck dinner - bring a dish to share!...

"A Farmer on Your Land" - Land Linking for Landowners and Farmers

Tuesday, Sep. 24, 2013 - 6:00pm to 8:30pm
Agriculture Resource Center and Farm Park
"A Farmer on Your Land" - Land Linking for Landowners and Farmers Tuesday, September 24, 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm Agricultural Resource Center and Farm Park - 1114 Shawan Road, Cockeysville, MD 21030 NO CHARGE, but donations accepted here Light meal provided A workshop for landowners and farmers who seek...

UMES Small Farm Bus Tour

Monday, Aug. 26, 2013 - 9:30am to Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013 - 4:15pm
Central Maryland Research and Education Center - Upper Marlboro
A small farm bus tour offers a variety of educational stops over a two-day period in late August. Back by popular demand, the tour will allow participants to “Explore New Farm Income Opportunities,” on Monday, August 26, and Tuesday, August 27. The tour will begin at the Central Maryland Research...

Estate Planning for Farm Families

All people who own real or personal property should engage in estate planning. Estate planning is particularly essential for those farmers whos real estate property values have increased dramatically because of urbanization. Families who find themselves land rich but cash poor and who fail to...

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