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Water management

Urban Ag home | Table of contents Figure 20: Drip irrigation pairs well with mulch to direct water to crop roots while reducing weed pressure. Relatively inexpensive timers are available to automate irrigation through drip or overhead systems. Photos taken by Neith Little at Carroll County office...

Urban Farmer Field School: Saving money and water with drip irrigation

Monday, Aug. 13, 2018 - 5:30pm to 8:00pm
The Greener Garden, Baltimore, MD
Urban Farmer Field School series This summer, join University of Maryland Extension on urban farms in Prince George's County and Baltimore City. Each Urban Farmer Field School in the series will cover a different topic, but every Field School will provide you the opportunity to learn in a hands-on...
Lwemiyaga area, Uganda -- AGNR is committed to fighting hunger and food insecurity in underdeveloped areas around the world, striving to improve health and quality of life for those in need. To this...
This edition of the Lower Eastern Shore news contains information on irrigation workshops, nutrient management advisor training and growing with grains.More info

Irrigation Workshop for Fresh Market Producers

Tuesday, May. 9, 2017 - 6:00am to 7:30am
Wicomico County Extension Office
Need help designing and selecting an irrigation system that will work best for your farm? Theis program will focuse on fresh market vegetable and produce production in addition to aiding growers in managing small acreage (5 acres or less). Topics Will Include: Designing An Irrigation System H20...
Specialists in the field of agricultural law and water from the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics (AREC) in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (link is external) will...

Farm Skills Refresher

Thursday, May. 7, 2015 - 10:00am to 3:00pm
Wheatland Vegetable Farm
We know you've spent the winter scheming, planning, and preparing for the upcoming growing season, spending endless hours staring at spreadsheets. Now that you've read your seed catalogs cover to cover, it's time to get outside and grow some food! You have lots of ideas about how to make this the...

Basic Irrigation Management Workshop

Friday, Feb. 20, 2015 - 9:00am to 11:30am
Rockawalkin Community Center
University of Maryland Extension will be holding an irrigation workshop for farmers new to irrigation. Due to the amount of interest, this is a repeat of the irrigation workshop held last year. This workshop will provide an introductory overview of the basic topics needed to effectively and...

The Well Construction Permit

When determining whether you need to apply for a well permit or not, you must ask yourself am I planning on having a well drilled on my property to obtain groundwater? If your answer to this question is YES, then you have come to the right place. I have outlined all you need to know in order to...

Basic Irrigation Management for those New to Irrigation

Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014 - 9:00am to 11:30am
Rockawalkin Community Hall
University of Maryland Extension will be holding an Irrigation workshop for farmers. This program will provide an introductory overview of the basic topics needed to effectively and efficiently schedule irrigation for all crops and irrigation types. Topics will include a discussion of soil types...


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