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What You Need to Know to Improve Your Grain Marketing Practices

Grain farmers face a number of marketing alternatives which vary in complexity and in the knowledge needed to make the most effective marketing choices. Individual grain producers have different marketing objectives, financial constraints, production situations and attitudes towards risk. This fact...

Understanding Grain Marketing Strategies is Critical for Success

The greater number of grain marketing tools available allow producers to increase their returns and reduce risks. Successful grain marketing involves a series of choices. It calls for tradeoffs among the farmer’s willingness and ability to accept price risk; amount of production risk associated...

Producers’ Guide to Grain Marketing Terminology

This publication provides a glossary of marketing and business terms as a reference for grain producers, or anyone involved in marketing or selling grain.

Understanding the Grain Basis

Learning about the local cash market and the futures market is crucial to understanding and using the grain basis. Grain basis affects farm profitability and it is important to have a solid grasp of tools, markets and historical numbers when making grain marketing decisions. Maryland farmers sell...
"Ag Notes" is Harford County Extension's agricultural newsletter and is published at the beginning of each month. Inside the December 2019 issue: Grain marketing update Corn variety trials Soybean plant population research Grafted tomato research...More info

Mushroom production (fungiculture)

Urban Ag home | Table of contents Figure 13: Mushrooms can be cultivated outdoors or indoors. The photo on the left shows mushrooms grown outdoors at Real Food Farm, Baltimore, MD and on the right is a display of mushrooms grown indoors by Sharondale Farms. Photos taken by Neith Little, UMD...

Close Encounters with Agriculture

Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019 - 10:00am
Montgomery County Extension
Close Encounters with Agriculture is an award winning program offered each year to Montgomery County fourth grade students. Since 1993, over 80,000 students have participated in this hands-on educational program designed to teach students about modern agriculture, maintaining a healthy environment...

Close Encounters with Agriculture

Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019 - 10:00am
Montgomery County Extension
Close Encounters with Agriculture is an award winning program offered each year to Montgomery County fourth grade students. Since 1993, over 80,000 students have participated in this hands-on educational program designed to teach students about modern agriculture, maintaining a healthy environment...

Close Encounters with Agriculture

Monday, Oct. 28, 2019 - 10:00am
Montgomery County Extension
Close Encounters with Agriculture is an award winning program offered each year to Montgomery County fourth grade students. Since 1993, over 80,000 students have participated in this hands-on educational program designed to teach students about modern agriculture, maintaining a healthy environment...

Close Encounters with Agriculture

Monday, Oct. 21, 2019 - 10:00am
Montgomery County Extension
Close Encounters with Agriculture is an award winning program offered each year to Montgomery County fourth grade students. Since 1993, over 80,000 students have participated in this hands-on educational program designed to teach students about modern agriculture, maintaining a healthy environment...

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