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

Image of dairy cows eating feed in Maryland.  Image by Edwin Remsberg
Recent news highlighting what can go wrong when agricultural operations hire employees with limited knowledge of agricultural practices. The University of Maryland will host a webinar focused on proper hiring and training techniques that agricultural operations can consider implementing on July 12...

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

Friday, Jul. 12, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Online webinar
Recent news highlighting what can go wrong when agricultural operations hire employees with limited knowledge of agricultural practices. The University of Maryland will host a webinar focused on proper hiring and training techniques that agricultural operations can consider implementing on July 12...

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...

Check Out Recent Webinar on International Trade

Image of a cargo ship in Port of New Orleans by the United Soybean Board
The Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics hosted a webinar on international trade issues in agriculture. The webinar featured Dr. Luis Ribera , Associate Professor and Extension Economist, Texas A&M University. Dr. Ribera discussed current issues with international trade in...

Webinar Highlighting 2018 Farm Bill Now Available

Image shows corn field with grain elevator in distance.  Image is by United Soybean Board
In August, the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics hosted a webinar covering the 2018 Farm Bill debate. As I write and post this post, the Farm Bill is still being debated by the conference committee and this webinar covers the competing House and Senate versions of the Farm Bill. The...

Timely Issues In Mid-Atlantic Agriculture: Agricultural Trade

Tuesday, Jul. 17, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Online
With international trade issues currently in the news, agricultural producers understandably have questions about how changes in U.S. trade policy could impact U.S. agriculture. Those involved with agriculture in and around Maryland should register now for the Department of Agricultural and...

Webinar: "Animal Manure’s Impact on Soil Properties"

Friday, May. 18, 2018 - 2:30pm to 3:45pm
Online
As described on eXtension.org website: Many times, discussions center on managing manure nitrogen and phosphorus in soil/crop systems. This webinar will focus on the relationships of land applied livestock manure and other organic materials to soil aggregation, resistance to erosion and microbial...

Women in Agriculture Webinar- Buying and Selling Farmland

Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016 - 12:00pm
Online Webinar
10/26: Understanding Buying and Selling Farmland - Learn about every aspect of a typical real estate transaction. Understand the roles of the players involved- the real estate agents, the title company and the lawyers. Understand the meaning of the legalese in a typical farmland purchase contract,...

Women in Agriculture Webinar- Energy Leases

Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016 - 12:00pm
Online Webinar
11/9: Energy Leases: Understanding What They Mean and How They Can Impact You - Landowners around the Mid-Atlantic have received offers to lease their land for wind, solar or other renewable energy leases. These leases can often be long documents and difficult to understand. Ashley Ellixson and...

Women in Agriculture Webinar- Live Streaming Advocating and Direct Marketing

Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016 - 12:00pm
Online Webinar
10/12: Live Streaming for Advocating and Direct Marketing - Live streaming video is the hottest technique in social media. Meerkat and Periscope were early favorites, and now Facebook has gotten in on the act! with much success. Live streaming is an in-the-moment, authentic way of communicating...

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