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Introduction to Backyard Poultry

Tuesday, Jun. 25, 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Campbell's Farm Supply
Introduction to Backyard Poultry If you are thinking about raising your own flock of chickens, the University of Maryland Extension is here to help! Join us for a free evening workshop to learn how to properly care for and raise your birds. Tuesday Evening - June 25, 2918 - 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm...

Drying Meat Demonstration Workshop

Saturday, Jun. 29, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Farmers and Planters Too
Learn to safely preserve summer bounty this year! University of Maryland Extension is introducing a food preservation demonstration workshop on drying meat using research-based information. The workshop will discuss food safety principles of handling meat, drying methods, tools and equipments, and...

Lower Shore Agricultural Science 6 session Program

Tuesday, Jul. 9, 2019 - 6:00pm to Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2019 - 7:30pm
Worcester County Extension Office
Become an Explorer of Agriculture! •Hands on learning with animals •Gardening •Soil and Crop Fertility •Learn the County and State Fair requirements to show Livestock, poultry, fruits and vegetables (you do not have to own an animal to participate) •Please contact the Worcester County 4-H program...

MSHS 2019 Summer Tour

Wednesday, Jul. 10, 2019 - 8:30am to 4:00pm
Begins at Alson H. Smith Center
Our annual summer orchard tour will be held in the Shenandoah Valley focusing on fruit production and marketing. The tour will begin at the Virginia Tech REC in Winchester. After that we will tour two large, multi-generational family farms that are involved in wholesale and retail fruit production...

Passport to a World of Summer FUN! Worcester County 4-H International Experience

Monday, Jul. 22, 2019 (All day)
The Snow Hill Lions Club
Our Worcester County 4-H Summer Fun International Cultural life program is an outstanding opportunity to dive into the culture, food and ethnic customs, crafts and dances of 10 different Nations. When joining this program you will have the opportunity to participate in the 4-H Cultural Life Program...

SAVE THE DATE: Poultry Mortality Composting - Short Course and Demonstration

Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019 - 9:00am to 3:00pm
Wye Research & Education Center
Poultry Mortality Composting - Short Course and Demonstration Date: Wednesday, August 7, 2019 Time: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm Location: Wye Research & Education Center 124 Wye Narrows Drive, Queenstown, MD 21658 Cost: $42 covers refreshments, lunch, materials. Registration: Form must be sent to or...

WMREC HORTICULTURAL TWILIGHT MEETING & TOUR

Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Western Maryland Research and Education Center
This educational meeting will give fruit and vegetable producers a look at several of the ongoing projects at the research facility located in Washington County as well as the opportunity to interact with our researchers and Extension specialists. click here for flyer >>> AGENDA 5:00 p.m...

2019 Agricultural and Environmental Law Conference

Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019 - 8:00am to 3:00pm
Annapolis, Maryland
Please Save the Date for the 5th Annual Agricultural and Environmental Law Conference. This conference will be held on Thursday, November 14, 2019 in Annapolis, MD. More details are to come. If you have questions please contact Kimberly Johnson at kjohns16@umd.edu .
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