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Western Maryland Farm Bill Meeting

Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020 - 9:00am to 3:30pm
Allegany College of Maryland
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...

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...

Food Safety Training For FSMA Produce Safety Rule Compliance-Garrett County

Thursday, Mar. 5, 2020 - 8:00am to 5:00pm
Garrett College
March 5, 2020 8:00AM – 5:00 PM University of Maryland Extension, Garrett County 687 Mosser Rd McHenry, MD 21541 To Register: Who should attend? Farmers who... Need to...

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...

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,...

Pasture Development and Management

Friday, Apr. 3, 2020 - 8:45am to 3:30pm
Washington Co Extension Office
Topics Covered: • Soil Fertility and Collecting Soil Samples • Setting up a Pasture System on your Farm • Common Forages and Pasture Assessment • Weed Identification and Management • Extending the Grazing Season – Cover Crops • Matching Forages with Cattle Nutrition • Cost-Sharing Programs Cost: $...
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