University of Maryland Extension


Future Harvest's 18th Annual Conference

Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017 (All day) to Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017 (All day)
College Park Marriott Hotel and Conference Center
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16th Annual MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture Conference

Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017 (All day) to Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017 (All day)
Dover Downs Hotel and Casino, Dover DE
February 8, 2017 - Preconference 1pm - 5pm Participants choose between two topics for an inter-active hands on workshop (A) Yielding Financial Sustainability Financial planning and management is essential for the short and long term success of a farm. This workshop will present loan requirements,...

Delaware Ag Week

Monday, Jan. 9, 2017 (All day) to Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017 (All day)
Delaware State Fairgrounds, Harrington DE
Monday, January 9, 2017 – Poultry Session – Afternoon – Poultry Session – Evening – Fruit Session – Beef Session Tuesday, January 10, 2017 – FVGAD General Session – FVGAD Fresh Market/Vine Crops Session – FVGAD Awards Banquet – Hay and Pasture Conference – Morning – Hay and Pasture Conference –...

Mid-Shore Estate Planning Workshop

Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2016 (All day)
Cambridge, MD
The Ag Law Initiative from the University of Maryland will be holding an estate planning workshop in Cambridge, December 13 , 2016. Topics may also include aquaculture or forestry issues. Please watch for more information. You may pre-register with the Dorchester County Extension Office by calling...

13th Annual Small Farms Conference

Friday, Nov. 11, 2016 - 8:00am to Saturday, Nov. 12, 2016 - 5:00pm
University of Maryland Eastern Shore- Student Services Center
University of Maryland Extension at UMES has begun plans for their 13 th annual Small Farm Conference set for November 11th and 12th on the UMES campus. The Student Services Center, provides plenty of room for another extraordinary event. Conference participants can expect to see topics centered...

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...

Women in Agriculture Webinar- SARE Farmer Grows Grants

Wednesday, Sep. 28, 2016 - 12:00pm
Online Webinar
9/28: SARE Farmer Grower Grants - The goal of the USDA Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education (SARE) Farmer Grant program is to help farmers explore sustainable and innovative production and marketing practices, often through an experiment, trial, or on-farm demonstration. SARE...

2016 MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture Conference

Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016 (All day) to Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016 (All day)
Dover Downs Hotel and Casino
The 2016 MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture Conference will be held at the Dover Downs Hotel and Casino (link is external) in Dover, DE on Thursday, February 11th. Once again this year, we will be offering a pre-conference on Wednesday, February 10th. Follow us on FACEBOOK (link is external) to get...


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