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Plan Update Help Session- UME: Frederick County (1 of 2)

Monday, Feb. 24, 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...

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-...

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...

MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture Webinar: Drones as a Scouting Tool

Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020 - 12:00pm
Online Webinar
Drones as a Scouting Tool While drones are often promoted as tools to manage nutrients or spray for pests, their most immediate use is for scouting crops. The biggest hurdle for most farmers may be which drone to purchase and how to fly. Attend this webinar to learn about drone and camera types,...

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,...

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.

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...

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,...

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.

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...

Harford County: Private Applicator Pesticide Training

Wednesday, Mar. 11, 2020 - 9:00am to 11:00am
Harford County Extension Office
Training for private pesticide applicators will be given through the Harford County Extension Office on Marych 11. Optional training class for new applicators will be from 9-11 AM, with exam on March 18, 9-11 AM . Cost for the new certification class will be $7, which includes your own copy of the...

MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture Webinar: Growing Healthy Soil

Wednesday, Mar. 11, 2020 - 12:00pm
Online Webinar
Growing healthy soil This webinar will introduce the physical, chemical, and biological properties of soil, and how they interact and affect soil quality and health. Registration: https://universityofextension.eventbrite.com/ For upcoming and archived webinars please visit: https://extension.umd...

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...

Beginning Small Farm Workshop Series

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

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,...

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.

CBLP Level 1 Training Class

Tuesday, Mar. 24, 2020 - 9:00am to Wednesday, Mar. 25, 2020 - 4:00pm
Annapolis/Millersville, MD
The Chesapeake Bay Landscape Professional (CBLP) Certification is a voluntary credential system for professionals who design, install, and maintain sustainable landscapes. Gaining the CBLP credential will help you connect with potential employers, and ultimately ensure that these practices function...

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...

MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture Webinar: Smart Phone Movies

Wednesday, Mar. 25, 2020 - 12:00pm
Online Webinar
Smart Phone Movies Aren’t smart phones amazing! The images and footage from your smart phone are very high quality. But there are a few shortfalls with producing professional quality projects, namely sound. We will review tools and techniques to produce high quality videos from your smart phone...

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