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Starting a Small Farm: 5 of 10: Crop planning

Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Pleasant Hope Baptist Church, Baltimore, MD
In this workshop series, we’ll explore what it takes to be successful on a small-scale farm. What: This class series is designed for people who are considering or in the beginning stages of starting a small farm as a business. In this class series, we’ll explore what it takes to be successful on a...

Baltimore County Nutrient Applicator Voucher Training

Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020 - 9:00am to 11:00am
Baltimore County Extension Office
This training session will fulfill requirements for the nutrient applicator voucher renewal. Those who are seeking a new voucher may also attend. This program is free, but advanced registration is required as space is limited. To register, please call the Baltimore County Extension Office at 410-...

Annie's Project- Northern Maryland

Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020 - 5:30pm to 8:30pm
Baltimore County Ag Center
Farm Management Classes for Women Annie’s Project is a 6-week course that focuses on the many aspects of farm management and is designed to empower women in overall farm decision making and to build local networks throughout the state. The target audience is women with a passion for business,...

2020 Small Flock Workshop

Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020 - 8:30am to 2:30pm
Carroll County Agriculture Center
Join us for a day of learning how to better care for and manage your small flock! Topics will cover subjects including starting a small flock, breeding and egg incubation, regulations flock owners should know, flock health, economics, nutrition, and predator control. Workshop cost is $5 for adults...

Save the Date: UME Small Flock Workshop

Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020 - 9:00am to 2:00pm
Carroll County
SMALL FLOCK WORKSHOP - CARROLL COUNTY Saturday Morning - February 29, 2020 Join us for seminars on small flock care, visit with vendors, and talk to our experts! Proposed Seminar Topics Include: Breed Characteristics Showing Basic Production (meat and eggs) Biosecurity Predator Control Marketing...

Starting a Small Farm: 6 of 10: Pests, weeds, and diseases

Tuesday, Mar. 3, 2020 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Pleasant Hope Baptist Church, Baltimore, MD
In this workshop series, we’ll explore what it takes to be successful on a small-scale farm. What: This class series is designed for people who are considering or in the beginning stages of starting a small farm as a business. In this class series, we’ll explore what it takes to be successful on a...

Farmer Training and Certification: Intensive small-scale food production operations (Day 1 of 7)

Wednesday, Mar. 4, 2020 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
University of Maryland Extension, Baltimore City office
This Farmer Training and Certification (FTC) module provides an opportunity for urban and peri-urban farmers to learn how to write nutrient management plans for their own operations. As a grower, you have firsthand knowledge of your own crops, growing areas, and equipment. Who better to write your...

Annie's Project- Northern Maryland

Wednesday, Mar. 4, 2020 - 5:30pm to 8:30pm
Baltimore County Ag Center
Farm Management Classes for Women Annie’s Project is a 6-week course that focuses on the many aspects of farm management and is designed to empower women in overall farm decision making and to build local networks throughout the state. The target audience is women with a passion for business,...

Farmer Training and Certification: Intensive small-scale food production operations (Day 2 of 7)

Friday, Mar. 6, 2020 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
University of Maryland Extension, Baltimore City office
This Farmer Training and Certification (FTC) module provides an opportunity for urban and peri-urban farmers to learn how to write nutrient management plans for their own operations. As a grower, you have firsthand knowledge of your own crops, growing areas, and equipment. Who better to write your...

Farmer Training and Certification: Intensive small-scale food production operations (Day 3 of 7)

Tuesday, Mar. 10, 2020 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
University of Maryland Extension, Baltimore City office
This Farmer Training and Certification (FTC) module provides an opportunity for urban and peri-urban farmers to learn how to write nutrient management plans for their own operations. As a grower, you have firsthand knowledge of your own crops, growing areas, and equipment. Who better to write your...

Starting a Small Farm: 7 of 10: Livestock

Tuesday, Mar. 10, 2020 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Pleasant Hope Baptist Church, Baltimore, MD
In this workshop series, we’ll explore what it takes to be successful on a small-scale farm. What: This class series is designed for people who are considering or in the beginning stages of starting a small farm as a business. In this class series, we’ll explore what it takes to be successful on a...

Water Reuse For Agriculture: What Growers Need to Know

Wednesday, Mar. 11, 2020 - 8:30am to 1:30pm
University of Maryland Extension Frederick County
The University of Maryland Extension and CONSERVE: A Center of Excellence at the Nexus of Sustainable Water Reuse, Food, & Health will host a half-day workshop for farmers and local officials interested in learning more about using recycled water as an alternative irrigation water source for...

Farmer Training and Certification: Intensive small-scale food production operations (Day 4 of 7)

Wednesday, Mar. 11, 2020 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
University of Maryland Extension, Baltimore City office
This Farmer Training and Certification (FTC) module provides an opportunity for urban and peri-urban farmers to learn how to write nutrient management plans for their own operations. As a grower, you have firsthand knowledge of your own crops, growing areas, and equipment. Who better to write your...

Annie's Project- Northern Maryland

Wednesday, Mar. 11, 2020 - 5:30pm to 8:30pm
Baltimore County Ag Center
Farm Management Classes for Women Annie’s Project is a 6-week course that focuses on the many aspects of farm management and is designed to empower women in overall farm decision making and to build local networks throughout the state. The target audience is women with a passion for business,...

Farmer Training and Certification: Intensive small-scale food production operations (Day 5 of 7)

Friday, Mar. 13, 2020 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
University of Maryland Extension, Baltimore City office
This Farmer Training and Certification (FTC) module provides an opportunity for urban and peri-urban farmers to learn how to write nutrient management plans for their own operations. As a grower, you have firsthand knowledge of your own crops, growing areas, and equipment. Who better to write your...

Basic Good Agricultural Practices (GAP)

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...

Starting a Small Farm: 8 of 10: Marketing

Tuesday, Mar. 17, 2020 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Pleasant Hope Baptist Church, Baltimore, MD
In this workshop series, we’ll explore what it takes to be successful on a small-scale farm. What: This class series is designed for people who are considering or in the beginning stages of starting a small farm as a business. In this class series, we’ll explore what it takes to be successful on a...

Harford County Private Applicator Pesticide Recertification

Wednesday, Mar. 18, 2020 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Harford County Extension Office
Recertification training will be offered on March 18 from 1-3 PM. Credits will satisfy Maryland continuing education credits (CEUs) necessary to renew your private applicator license. There is no cost for this class, but please register ahead of time. Call the Extension Office (410-638-3255) or e-...

Annie's Project- Northern Maryland

Wednesday, Mar. 18, 2020 - 5:30pm to 8:30pm
Baltimore County Ag Center
Farm Management Classes for Women Annie’s Project is a 6-week course that focuses on the many aspects of farm management and is designed to empower women in overall farm decision making and to build local networks throughout the state. The target audience is women with a passion for business,...

Starting a Small Farm: 9 of 10: Food safety

Tuesday, Mar. 24, 2020 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Pleasant Hope Baptist Church, Baltimore, MD
In this workshop series, we’ll explore what it takes to be successful on a small-scale farm. What: This class series is designed for people who are considering or in the beginning stages of starting a small farm as a business. In this class series, we’ll explore what it takes to be successful on a...

Farmer Training and Certification: Intensive small-scale food production operations (Day 7 of 7; plan development day)

Wednesday, Mar. 25, 2020 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
University of Maryland Extension, Baltimore City office
This Farmer Training and Certification (FTC) module provides an opportunity for urban and peri-urban farmers to learn how to write nutrient management plans for their own operations. As a grower, you have firsthand knowledge of your own crops, growing areas, and equipment. Who better to write your...

Annie's Project- Northern Maryland

Wednesday, Mar. 25, 2020 - 5:30pm to 8:30pm
Baltimore County Ag Center
Farm Management Classes for Women Annie’s Project is a 6-week course that focuses on the many aspects of farm management and is designed to empower women in overall farm decision making and to build local networks throughout the state. The target audience is women with a passion for business,...

Starting a Small Farm: 10 of 10: Assessing farmland

Tuesday, Mar. 31, 2020 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Pleasant Hope Baptist Church, Baltimore, MD
In this workshop series, we’ll explore what it takes to be successful on a small-scale farm. What: This class series is designed for people who are considering or in the beginning stages of starting a small farm as a business. In this class series, we’ll explore what it takes to be successful on a...

4-H Equine Groom Course

Monday, Apr. 6, 2020 - 8:30am to Friday, Apr. 10, 2020 - 3:30pm
Garrison Forest School
University of Maryland Extension with Baltimore County 4-H is offering a program that will educate, train and prepare youth for college/career options in the equine industry. All courses in the program will be led by University of Maryland Extension faculty, as well as industry experts. Baltimore...

Starting a Small Farm: Snow date

Tuesday, Apr. 7, 2020 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Pleasant Hope Baptist Church, Baltimore, MD
In this workshop series, we’ll explore what it takes to be successful on a small-scale farm. What: This class series is designed for people who are considering or in the beginning stages of starting a small farm as a business. In this class series, we’ll explore what it takes to be successful on a...

Baltimore County Equine Seminar

Wednesday, May. 6, 2020 - 5:30pm to 8:30pm
Baltimore County Extension Office
Mark your calendar for the 2020 Equine Seminar at the Baltimore County Extension Office on 1114 Shawan Rd., Cockeysville, MD. Dinner will be served starting at 5:30, with the program beginning at 6pm. Registration: $15 per person and includes dinner ; if you have any dietary restrictions, please...
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