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MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture Webinar: Family Communications in Farm Succession Planning

Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2020 - 12:00pm
Online Webinar
Family Communications in Farm Succession Planning This webinar will focus on the importance of good communications and strategies for success when discussing topics with family related to farm succession and estate planning. Registration: https://universityofextension.eventbrite.com/ For upcoming...

MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture Webinar: Creating a Farm Business Continuity Plan

Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021 - 12:00pm
Online Webinar
Creating a Farm Business Continuity Plan A continuity of business (C.O.B) plan is created to outline business functions in the event of a major disruption. It addresses issues such as loss of income, protecting employees and essential business activities. For farms this is especially important...

MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture Webinar: Drying Foods Safely

Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021 - 12:00pm
Online Webinar
Dried foods are tasty, nutritious, lightweight, and easy to prepare and carry. Attend this workshop and learn about the different methods for drying foods safely, what to consider when drying foods, and what foods dry best. Registration: https://universityofextension.eventbrite.com/ For upcoming...

MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture Webinar: Cover Crop Mixtures

Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2021 - 12:00pm
Online Webinar
This webinar will discuss how and why to choose species of a cover crop mix and tools for deciding species and seeding rates. Topics discussed will also include how different cover crop species express themselves in a mix, fall vs spring growth, the importance of seeding date, and other management...

MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture Webinar: Planning for Retirement

Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021 - 12:00pm
Online Webinar
After attending this program you’ll better understand your income and savings needs as you plan for retirement. We’ll also review some saving options and provide some strategies for late savers Registration: https://universityofextension.eventbrite.com/ For upcoming and archived webinars please...

MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture Webinar: Cultivating Conversation: Understanding Opportunities to Access Federal Conservation Programs

Wednesday, Mar. 10, 2021 - 12:00pm
Online Webinar
Those new to farming or farmland ownership may not be familiar with federal conservation programs, how best management practices (BMPs) fit into their operation, the process for applying to programs, and program expectations. This webinar will increase knowledge of federal conservation programs,...

MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture Webinar: Getting the most out of your High Tunnel- Best Management Practices

Wednesday, Mar. 24, 2021 - 12:00pm
Online Webinar
High tunnels, also called hoop houses, are temporary structures made of metal poles and flexible plastic. They are used to extend the growing season in early spring and late fall, and to grow some specialty crops that prefer a hot and dry environment. In the past decade, farmers have built many...

MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture Webinar: Capture the Flavor- Herbs and Spices

Wednesday, Apr. 14, 2021 - 12:00pm
Online Webinar
Learn the health benefits of cooking with herbs and spices, how herbs and spices are processed for safety, best practices for storing them, and how to use these plants to flavor meals like a pro! Registration: https://universityofextension.eventbrite.com/ For upcoming and archived webinars please...

MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture Webinar: Does your deworming program need a tune-up? Best Practices for Deworming Cattle

Wednesday, Apr. 28, 2021 - 12:00pm
Online Webinar
Management of intestinal parasites is an important component of any livestock operation. Choosing the right drug, selecting the right animals, and applying dewormer at the most opportune time are critical to maintaining an economical and effective deworming program. This talk will provide an...

MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture Webinar: Estate Planning

Wednesday, May. 12, 2021 - 12:00pm
Online Webinar
Registration: https://universityofextension.eventbrite.com/ For upcoming and archived webinars please visit: h ttps://extension.umd.edu/womeninag/webinars

MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture Webinar: Health Insurance Options for Farmers

Wednesday, May. 26, 2021 - 12:00pm
Online Webinar
This session will help build your confidence in understanding what you need to know about health care and health care costs so you can make the right choice regarding your health insurance. We’ll review options, identify items to consider when selecting insurance and learn where to go for...
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