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No-till spring vegetables after forage radish cover crop

A late August seeding of forage radish (Raphanus sativus L.) can eliminate the need for tillage before many early spring vegetable crops like spinach, beets, peas, onions, and even carrots under certain soil conditions in Maryland. In addition to reducing soil disturbance, not having to till prior...

Advanced Good Agricultural Practices (GAP)

Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020 - 8:00am to 4:00pm
University of Maryland Extension, Frederick County
Advanced Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) Training Are you are currently working with a written food safety plan and are looking for more in-depth guidance to streamline food safety practices and programs on your farm, or are you are interested in pursuing U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)...

Basic Good Agricultural Practices (GAP)

Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020 - 8:00am to 4:00pm
University of Maryland Extension, Wicomico County
Attending a Basic GAP course may be right for you if... You are thinking about pursuing GAP certification for some or all parts of your operation You are interested in developing a good safety plan to increase operational efficiency and build a food safety culture You are looking to learn more...

Advanced Good Agricultural Practices (GAP)

Friday, Feb. 28, 2020 - 8:00am to 4:00pm
Eastern Shore Hospital Center
Is an Advanced GAP Course Right for Me?... If you are currently working with a written food safety plan and are looking for more in-depth guidance to streamline food safety practices and programs on your farm, or If you are interested in pursuing USDA harmonized or Harmonized+ GAP certification… an...

Basic Good Agricultural Practices (GAP)-3/15/20 UPDATE: Event Postponed-New date tbd

Tuesday, Mar. 17, 2020 - 8:00am to 4:00pm
University of Maryland Extension, Baltimore County
Attending a Basic GAP course may be right for you if... You are thinking about pursuing GAP certification for some or all parts of your operation You are interested in developing a good safety plan to increase operational efficiency and build a food safety culture You are looking to learn more...
"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

Rooftop farms

Urban Ag home | Table of contents Figure 7: Strawberries grown in a container on a rooftop at University of District of Columbia, Washington, DC. Photo by Neith Little, UMD Extension. Rooftop farms are most common in cities with high land and real estate costs, like Washington, DC and New York City...

Cultivate Baltimore: Community engaged farming

Friday, Jul. 26, 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Filbert Street Garden
Explore what it takes to be successful on an urban farm! This workshop series features proven, essential components for ensuring farm viability. Workshops are $10 per session, scholarships are available. Please contact futureharvestcasa@gmail.com with questions. Co-organized by Future Harvest CASA...

WMREC HORTICULTURAL TWILIGHT MEETING & TOUR

Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Western Maryland Research and Education Center
This educational meeting will give fruit and vegetable producers a look at several of the ongoing projects at the research facility located in Washington County as well as the opportunity to interact with our researchers and Extension specialists. click here for flyer >>> AGENDA 5:00 p.m...

Cultivate Baltimore: Hand-scale farm tools

Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Strength to Love 2
Explore what it takes to be successful on an urban farm! This workshop series features proven, essential components for ensuring farm viability. Workshops are $10 per session, scholarships are available. Please contact futureharvestcasa@gmail.com with questions. Co-organized by Future Harvest CASA...

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