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What is urban farming?Interest is high in urban agriculture, with many entrepreneurs, municipalities, non-profits, and businesses launching urban agriculture ventures. By participating in this webinar you will learn about different definitions of urban agriculture, see examples of commercial urban farming ventures, and get an overview of the variety of cropping systems, value-added products, and business models being tried by urban farmers.

Taught by Neith Little, Extension Educator, University of Maryland
From the Women in Agriculture Webinar Series
Season ExtensionThis webinar covered season extension techniques and how they can be used to reduce the risk of climate variability and expand market access by expanding the growing season and enabling specialty crop production.

Taught by Neith Little, Extension Educator, University of Maryland, with slides developed by Bryan Butler and David Martin, UMD Extension
From the Women in Agriculture Webinar Series
Urban Soil Quality

What are the contamination risks to be aware of when growing in urban soil? How should you test for soil contaminants? How do you interpret the test results? What treatment and management options exist? Which of those are practical? If you're interested in the answers to any of these questions, tune in to this webinar.

Taught by Neith Little,  Extension Educator, University of Maryland and Jarrod Miller, Extension Specialist, University of Delaware
From the Women in Agriculture Wednesday Webinar Series.

What to grow in an urban market garden

Growing for market in a small urban garden or farm offers both challenges and opportunities. This webinar will talk about the kinds of specialty crops that are particularly suited to growing in an urban market garden for direct marketing to local customers. 

Taught by Neith Little, Extension Educator, University of Maryland
From the Women in Agriculture Webinar Series

Intro to organic production and certification

Organic produce has become very popular in the last 10 years. This webinar will introduce you to organic production methods, pricing and marketing organic products, and the organic certification process.

Taught by Neith Little, Extension Educator, University of Maryland
From the Women in Agriculture Webinar Series

Protecting yourself and others on the farm:

What you need to know about the Worker Protection Standard

Attend this webinar to learn about some easy steps you can take to protect your and your employees' health, and bring your farm into compliance with the Worker Protection Standard. Communicating clearly with everyone on your farm about your pest management practices is extremely important both to prevent accidents and to live up to your legal responsibilities as an employer. Even if you use organic practices, you still have some responsibilities under the Worker Protection Standard. 

Presented by Neith Little, University of Maryland Extension
Sarah Everhart, University of Maryland Ag Law
From the Women in Agriculture Webinar Series

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