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soil health

Virtual Fruit Grower Meeting

Thursday, Dec. 10, 2020 - 8:00am to 12:00pm
Online (If not able to join online or on your phone, please contact your local ag agent)
Winter Virtual Fruit Grower Meeting Thursday, December 10 | 8am-Noon Registration: Agenda 8:00am Spotted Wing Drosophila on Cranberries Maggie Lewis, Entomology, Graduate Student University of Maryland 8:30am Insect Biological Control Alan Leslie, Extension Educator...
MDA Farming for Healthy Soil image
The Maryland Department of Agriculture (MDA) is accepting applications for the Farming for Healthy Soil Program. This three-year program begins this fall and provides financial assistance to farmers...

Nutrient Management for Horse Farms

Tuesday, Jun. 16, 2020 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Nutrient Management regulations are required by law for some operations, and best practice for all. Learn more about what you need to do to be in compliance with the Maryland State Nutrient Management laws and how these regulations apply to you.
University of Maryland College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (AGNR) is collaborating with multiple universities, partners, farmers, and stakeholders from throughout the Chesapeake Bay...

Baltimore county AG Activity Book

The Baltimore County Ag Activity Book is a booklet geared towards youth ages 6 to 12 years old. The purpose of the bulletin is to provide education to visitors who enter the Baltimore County Center for Maryland Agriculture and Farm Park. The Baltimore County Extension office is located on the...

2018 Farmers' Field Day at LESREC

Wednesday, Jun. 27, 2018 - 9:00am to 1:00pm
Lower Eastern Shore Research & Education Center
The University of Maryland is calling all Eastern Shore of Maryland, Delaware, and Virginia farmers/growers to the 2018 Farmers' Field Day at LESREC - Wednesday, June 27, from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. At this year's Field Day, we want to focus on the Eastern Shore Farmer - everything is directed...

Showcasing Cover Crops

Thursday, Sep. 7, 2017 - 8:00am to 3:30pm
Clear Meadow Farm
See two different research and demonstration plots that show the benefits of cover crops Learn the power of cover crops to boost grain crop yields through nitrogen and water avialability Hear Steven Mirsky (Research Ecologist, USDA Ag Research Service) and Nevin Dawson (Sustainable Agriculture...

Building Soil Health: Why it Matters

Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Soil Health is a topic of growing concern that addresses many aspects of modern agricultural systems, from productivity and yield to water quality and carbon sequestration. After an in-depth needs analysis, Soil Health was chosen as the focal topic for a new three-year professional development...

11th Annual Small Farm Conference

Friday, Nov. 7, 2014 - 12:00pm to Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014 - 5:00pm
Richard A. Henson Center
Come and learn about: soil health, 43,560 Project, aquaculture systems, direct marketing opportunities, growing frresh market potatoes, appropriately scaled farm equipment, and much more! There will be seminars for new and beginning farmers, youth programs, youth activities and exhibitors. Partners...
Lower Eastern Shore Newsletter July/August 2014
This edition contains information on Ag Law, Woodland stewards, wheat scab, and precision ag equipment day.More info
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