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Central Maryland Farm Bill Meeting

Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020 - 9:00am to 3:30pm
Frederick County Extension Office
This winter, the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics (AREC) is partnering with the University of Maryland Extension and USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) to host a series of one-day workshops geared towards educating Maryland producers on changes associated with the 2018 Farm Bill. The...

Beginning Small Farm Workshop Series

Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Montgomery County Extension Office
Marketing Trends Local trends in Table Food Production. Resources in Agriculture. Where are the markets, and how can one get invited to participate.

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...

Beginning Small Farm Workshop Series

Wednesday, Mar. 4, 2020 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Montgomery County Extension Office
Getting a Handle on Soil and Plant Nutrient Needs Everything From Nutrient Management Regulations, Nutrient Sources and Making Sure Plants Receive What They Need in Time. Short term and long term nutrient needs.

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...

Beginning Small Farm Workshop Series

Wednesday, Mar. 11, 2020 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Montgomery County Extension Office
Banking and Loan Options

Spotted Lanternfly Workshop

Wednesday, Mar. 18, 2020 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Washington County Agricultural Education Center
Get information and tips on controlling this damaging invasive pest that feeds on over 80 types of trees, shrubs and vines. What is it? What damage can it do? How can you manage it in home and commercial landscapes? Speakers include: Stephen Goff & Jessica Boyles, Agriculture Inspectors,...

Beginning Small Farm Workshop Series

Wednesday, Mar. 18, 2020 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Montgomery County Extension Office
Season Extension Technologies How to get the most from the high tunnel. Protecting the tunnel in adverse weather. Prevention of nutrient and salt buildup in the tunnel. Utilizing the tunnel for off season production.

Beginning Small Farm Workshop Series

Wednesday, Mar. 25, 2020 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Montgomery County Extension Office
Ethnic Vegetables What is needed in the local area? What does it take to raise these vegetables? How to market these vegetables?

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...

Plan Update Help Session- UME: Frederick County (2 of 2)

Monday, Apr. 6, 2020 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
UME: Frederick County
Have you updated your nutrient management plan for the upcoming cropping season? Do you have questions? Do you need help getting started? Do you need a software refresher? The University of Maryland Extension (UME) Nutrient Management Specialists will be available to assist you with updating to...

Beginning Small Farm Workshop Series

Wednesday, Apr. 8, 2020 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Montgomery County Extension Office
Weeds and Weed Control Save your moisture and your nutrients for the plants you want. What are reasonable options? With more and more weeds coming into the area, and many that are resistant to even the best weed control methods, a review of cultural, cover crops, and exclusion methods of weed...
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