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State food safety laws

Urban Ag home | Table of contents States share regulatory authority with the federal government in many areas, but states enjoy complete jurisdiction over farmers markets and other types of direct farm sales, retail sales, restaurants, and many types of small-scale agricultural production and...

Federal food safety laws

Urban Ag home | Table of contents In general, federal regulations apply to all foods that are sold in interstate commerce (meaning across state borders) or foreign commerce, and states have the power to regulate most foods that are only sold intrastate (see “What’s federalism got to do with it?”...

Urban livestock

Urban Ag home | Table of contents Figure 12: Urban agriculture can successfully integrate small livestock, such as rabbits or miniature goats. Photo by Edwin Remsberg, © University of Maryland—AGNR Image Library The types of livestock raised in urban areas are constrained by both space and local...

Baltimre County 4-H Livestock Judging Workshop - 2019

Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
University of Maryland Extension, Baltimore County
Any youth interested in competing on our Livestock Judging Team will want to attend this kickoff workshop. We will be discussing rules, schedules, events and more!

Learn more about livestock suited to urban production

Article by Neith Little, UMD Extension Agent, Urban Agriculture, Baltimore City Dec 4, 2018 Photo by Edwin Remsberg, © University of Maryland--AGNR Image Library. The types of livestock raised in urban areas are constrained by both space and local regulations. Some municipalities allow the keeping...

Pasture Walk

Tuesday, May. 15, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Baltimore County Extension Office
Join us for a hands-on walking educational program through University of Maryland's Rotational Grazing Site located on the Baltimore County Agricultural Center and Farm Park. Participants will get a chance to speak with and ask questions with University of Maryland Extension and Soil Conservation...

Poultry Farm Reporting Continuous Release Emissions (CERCLA), AIR Workshop and More

Monday, Feb. 5, 2018 - 9:00am to 3:00pm
Wicomico County Extension Office
University of Maryland Extension CONTACT: Jon Moyle or Jenny Rhodes Poultry Farm Reporting Continuous Release Emissions (CERCLA), AIR Workshop and More The University of Maryland Extension is offering a one-day workshop for commercial poultry growers needing assistance filling out their CERCLA...

Poultry Farm Reporting Continuous Release Emissions (CERCLA), AIR Workshop and More

Friday, Feb. 2, 2018 - 9:00am to 3:00pm
Caroline County Extension Office
University of Maryland Extension CONTACT: Jon Moyle or Jenny Rhodes Poultry Farm Reporting Continuous Release Emissions (CERCLA), AIR Workshop and More The University of Maryland Extension is offering a one-day workshop for commercial poultry growers needing assistance filling out their CERCLA...

Crop Insurance For Maryland Field Crops And Livestock

Image by Edwin Remsberg Multi-peril crop insurance is a valuable risk management tool which allows you to insure against losses on your farm due to adverse weather conditions, price fluctuations, and unavoidable pests and diseases. It shifts unavoidable production risks to an insurance company for...

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