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Entrepreneurs - Born or Made?

Thursday, Nov. 12, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Online
Entrepreneurs - Born or Made? Presented by Ginger Myers, Regional Extension Marketing Specialist Thursday, November 12, 2020 at 12:00 pm Description: Have you ever had a fleeting thought of starting a business or new enterprise but raked it from your mind thinking it would never work? Did you think...

So you want to be an Entrepreneur!

Monday, Oct. 19, 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Online
Presented by Dr. David Tilley, Environmental Science and Technology Associate Professor Monday, October 19th at 4:00 pm Description: Learn the latest tools for testing out your great idea for a business or non-profit. Don't have a great idea? Then learn how to create one. Dr. Tilley will walk you...

H-2A Educational Webinar

Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020 - 8:00am to 10:15am
Webinar
Attendees will hear from federal, state, and private sector experts on how H-2A employers can better prepare for compliance investigations. More information and registration can be found here: https://mdfarmbureau.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Ax4uC_ptQ3SV3ftnw6IrxA ( Image of apple orchard. Photo...

Sustainable Food Systems Lecture Series (Online Only): Turning Research into Action: Combating Food Insecurity at the University of Maryland

Tuesday, May. 12, 2020 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Online webinar
The Sustainable Food Systems lecture series will continue via WebEx/online only attendance with each guest speaker conducting their presentations remotely. We encourage you to register for upcoming lectures! Tuesday, May 12 features Allison Tjaden, Assistant Director of New Initiatives at UMD...

Sustainable Food Systems Lecture Series (Online Only): Boots on the Ground: Stories from Military Veteran Farmers

Tuesday, May. 5, 2020 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Online webinar
The Sustainable Food Systems lecture series will continue via WebEx/online only attendance with each guest speaker conducting their presentations remotely. We encourage you to register for upcoming lectures! Tuesday, May 5 features Sarah Dachos, Deputy Director of Farmer Veteran Coalition, and a...

Sustainable Food Systems Lecture Series (Online Only): The Resilient Farmer: Managing Stress on the Farm

Tuesday, Mar. 31, 2020 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Online webinar
The Sustainable Food Systems lecture series will continue via WebEx/online only attendance with each guest speaker conducting their presentations remotely. We encourage you to register for upcoming lectures! Tuesday, March 31 features Jeanette Jeffrey, Healthy Living Educator at University of...
In this issue: Information about the controversy surrounding glyphosate and some good news for the Maryland forestry industry. Learn about the upcoming "The Woods in Your Backyard Webinar Series." Our regular features include profiles of...More info

Webinar to Address Issues Associated With Hiring and Training New Employees on the Farm

Image of dairy cows eating feed in Maryland.  Image by Edwin Remsberg
Agricultural operations may not always take the time to do simple background checks or provide employees with the proper initial training that can cause huge issues down the road. Recent news has highlighted what can go wrong when agricultural operations hire employees with limited knowledge of...

Hiring Practices for Farm Operations: How to Hire the Right Employees

Friday, Jul. 12, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Online webinar
Agricultural operations may not always take the time to do simple background checks or provide employees with the proper initial training that can cause huge issues down the road. Recent news has highlighted what can go wrong when agricultural operations hire employees with limited knowledge of...

Webinar: Is There a Best Way to Fertilize Corn with Nitrogen? (1 CEU)

Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Online
An American Society of Agronomy webinar sponsored by Verdesian Life Sciences. Assuring adequate nitrogen (N) availability during key stages of plant growth is a major factor affecting yield and profitability of corn. Nitrogen uptake by modern corn hybrids follows a sigmoidal pattern over time with...

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