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MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture Webinar: How to Build a Professional and Personal Landlord-Tenant Relationship

Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2020 - 12:00pm
Online Webinar
How to Build a Professional and Personal Landlord-Tenant Relationship Landlords and tenants both benefit from having a great landlord-tenant relationship and it all begins with communication. Learn the many means of communication, resources for contracts, budgets, grain marketing and much more...

Financial Fitness: Personal Financial Wellness Series for Adults

Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2020 - 12:00pm
Online via Zoom
Why Financial Fitness? Times are tough, which make financial workouts more important than ever. This four part financial fitness series is for adults of all ages and life stages. OCTOBER 28TH, WEDNESDAY 12:00 NOON MONITOR! Understanding Credit Reports: Your credit report is a record of your past...

Buying a Horse Property: Know Before You Buy

Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2020 - 4:00pm
Online
Are you ready to make the leap into farm ownership and keep your horses at home? Purchasing a farm is a big decision. Tracy Diamond, realtor, has a lot of experience in matching property to new owners and will share tips to make your search more efficient. Keith Wills from Mid Atlantic Farm Credit...

Food Preservation: Questions & Answers Workshop-Free webinar

Thursday, Oct. 29, 2020 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
https://calendar.prattlibrary.org/event/food_preservation-canning_workshop#.XxGnfyhKg2x
The University of Maryland Extension will be partnering with the Enoch Pratt free Library to host food preservation workshops each Thursday in October. Thursday, October 1, 5pm, Zoom Food Preservation: Canning Workshop Thursday, October 8, 5pm, Zoom Food Preservation: Drying Thursday, October 15,...

Horse Manure Composting Webinar

Friday, Oct. 30, 2020 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Online (Zoom)
Ever wonder if composting is the best solution for your equine operation? Get the lowdown from operators who compost their own manure and folks who haul manure away for composting. Webinar awards 3 Nutrient Management CEUs. Here's what you'll learn: Composting Basics, Dr. Gary Felton, University of...

Session 1 of ALEI Annual Agricultural and Environmental Law Conference

Monday, Nov. 2, 2020 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Online Webinar
ALEI hosts an Agricultural and Environmental Law Conference each November. This event attracts agricultural professionals, attorneys, educators, environmentalists, farmers, policymakers, and students to discuss the complex intersection of environmental regulation and agriculture in Maryland. ALEI...

Grain Marketing and Timely Ag Issues

Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020 - 8:00am to 9:00am
Online
Join Jenny Rhodes, Extension Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources, from Queen Anne's County to discuss grain marketing and timely agricultural issues. To register: https://umd.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMpdO6qqTkiE9PKUEzGbO5ebQHwvR5h9MJL

Harford County Private Pesticide Applicator Exam

Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020 - 9:00am to 3:00pm
Harford County Extension Office
Maryland Private Pesticide Applicator Certification Exam Opportunity Harford County Extension Office, 3525 Conowingo Rd., Street, MD 21154 Testing to take place outdoors or in large conference room (if-permitted by UMD), 10 individuals allowed in the testing area at one time. Testing spots are...

Produce Safety Rule (PSR) Training

Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020 - 11:30am to Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020 - 4:30pm
Online
This training will cover the Produce Safety Rule and will take place in 2 half day sessions. The first day on November 4 and second on November 5. About this Event This course will be delivered remotely via WebEx in 2 half-day session: November 4th 11:30 AM – 5:00 PM & November 5th 11:30 AM - 4...

Grower Lunch Break - November 4, 2020 "Value of Litter Management"

Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Zoom: https://umd.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0kfuyhqjspGNzp8wIhemiV6PeHRsJpxntO
Grower Lunch Break with Extension When: November 4, 2020 at 12:00 noon Topic: "Value of Litter Management" Speaker: DuPont's Dr. Jordon D. Gruber How to Join: https://umd.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0kfuyhqjspGNzp8wIhemiV6PeHRsJpxntO After registering, you will be sent an email on how to join.

Produce Safety Rule (PSR) Training

Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Online
This training will cover the Produce Safety Rule and will take place in 2 half day sessions. The first day on November 4 and second on November 5. About this Event This course will be delivered remotely via WebEx in 2 half-day session: November 4th 12:30 PM – 5:30 PM & November 5th 1:00 PM - 5:...

UMES Small Farms Conference

Friday, Nov. 6, 2020 (All day) to Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020 (All day)
University of Maryland Eastern Shore and Online
More info and registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/17th-annual-small-farm-conference-tickets-1...

Grow It Eat It Preserve It Webinar: Capture the Flavor

Friday, Nov. 6, 2020 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Online
These programs provide information to consumers so that they can make informed decisions about preserving food at home to maximize food safety and reduce the risk of food borne illness. Learn about the health benefits of cooking with herbs and spices, best practices for storing them safely, and how...

AGNR Cornerstone Events: Improve Human, Animal, and Environmental Health

Monday, Nov. 9, 2020 (All day) to Friday, Nov. 13, 2020 (All day)
Online
The College of Agriculture & Natural Resources (AGNR) invites you to our third annual Cornerstone event, which will be hosted virtually throughout the week of November 9-13. There will be two sessions held each day, one in the morning and one in the afternoon, with a focus on our college’s...

Session 2 ALEI Annual Agricultural and Environmental Law Conference

Monday, Nov. 9, 2020 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Online Webinar
ALEI hosts an Agricultural and Environmental Law Conference each November. This event attracts agricultural professionals, attorneys, educators, environmentalists, farmers, policymakers, and students to discuss the complex intersection of environmental regulation and agriculture in Maryland. ALEI...

Baltimore County Private Pesticide Applicator Exam

Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2020 - 9:00am to 3:00pm
Baltimore County Ag Center
Maryland Private Pesticide Applicator Certification Exam Opportunity Baltimore County Agriculture Center 1114 Shawan Rd., Cockeysville, MD 21030 Testing to take place in large conference room, 10 individuals allowed under each pavilion Testing spots are first come first serve. Participants wait in...

MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture Webinar: 8 Lifestyle Tips For a Healthy Brain

Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2020 - 12:00pm
Online Webinar
8 Lifestyle Tips for a Healthy Brain Brain health is the ability to remember, learn, concentrate and have a clear, active mind. This presentation provides lifestyle steps to help keep your brain 'young' and maintain good brain function. Registration: https://universityofextension.eventbrite.com/...

Carroll County Private Pesticide Applicator Exam

Thursday, Nov. 12, 2020 - 9:00am to 3:00pm
Carroll County Ag Center
Maryland Private Pesticide Applicator Certification Exam Opportunity Carroll County Agriculture Center, 700 Agriculture Dr., Westminster, MD 21157 Testing to take place outdoors or in a large conference room (if-permitted by UMD), 10 individuals allowed in the testing area at one time. Testing...

Entrepreneurs - Born or Made?

Thursday, Nov. 12, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Online
Entrepreneurs - Born or Made? Presented by Ginger Myers, Regional Extension Marketing Specialist Thursday, November 12, 2020 at 12:00 pm Description: Have you ever had a fleeting thought of starting a business or new enterprise but raked it from your mind thinking it would never work? Did you think...

Session 3 of the ALEI Annual Agricultural and Environmental Law Conference

Monday, Nov. 16, 2020 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Online Webinar
ALEI hosts an Agricultural and Environmental Law Conference each November. This event attracts agricultural professionals, attorneys, educators, environmentalists, farmers, policymakers, and students to discuss the complex intersection of environmental regulation and agriculture in Maryland. ALEI...

My New Home Has A Septic System – What Do I Do Now?

Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020 - 12:00pm to 12:45pm
THIS IS A WEBINAR EVENT
University of Maryland Extension will be hosting monthly webinars on various water quality related topics. Join Andrew Lazur, Water Quality Specialist, as he dives into water topics that affect us all. These webinars will take place via Zoom on the dates shown below, each from 12 noon until 12:40,...

Food Safety Fridays- A How-To Webinar Series: Put It All Together In A Food Safety Plan

Friday, Nov. 20, 2020 - 12:00pm to 12:45pm
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/food-safety-fridays-a-how-to-webinar-series-registration-103266799778
This monthly webinar series, hosted by the Maryland Food Safety Network, will focus on how to comply with key provisions of the Food Safety Modernization Act’s Produce Safety Rule (PSR). The webinars will include experts demonstrating how to perform risk assessments, implement practices, and keep...

Fresh Conversations - Dairy Case Dilemma

Friday, Nov. 20, 2020 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Online
Compare the nutritional value of plant-based beverages to cow's milk.

LEAD Maryland Foundation Quarterly Board Meeting

Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020 - 1:00pm to 3:30pm
The board and guests will meet by Zoom or a location to be announced.
The LEAD Maryland Foundation will meet for its regular quarterly board meeting to conduct normal board business.

Virtual Agronomy Meeting

Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020 - 4:00pm to 8:30pm
Online & In Person
2020-2021 University of Maryland Extension Virtual Winter Crop Production Meetings Pesticide applicator, nutrient management & certified crop advisor credits will be offered. Online and in person viewing options will be provided. https://go.umd.edu/WinterAgMeetings FRUIT GROWER December 10,...

Capture the Flavor—Herbs & Spices for Health Webinar with Jennifer Dixon Cravens

Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2020 - 11:30am to 1:00pm
online
Join us in this webinar as we ‘capture the flavor’ and discuss the health benefits, culinary uses, history, safety and storage practices for herbs and spices.

Grower Lunch Break - December 2, 2020 "Recognition of Common Broiler Diseases"

Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Zoom: https://umd.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0kfuyhqjspGNzp8wIhemiV6PeHRsJpxntO
Next GROWER LUNCH BREAK When: Wednesday, December 2, 2020 at Noon Speaker: Dan Bautista, DVM, MS, Senior Technical Services Veterinarian Topic: “Recognition of Common Broiler Diseases” How to join: https://umd.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0kfuyhqjspGNzp8wIhemiV6PeHRsJpxntO Go to this website,...

Virtual Agronomy Meeting

Thursday, Dec. 3, 2020 - 8:00am to 12:00pm
Online & In Person
2020-2021 University of Maryland Extension Virtual Winter Crop Production Meetings Pesticide applicator, nutrient management & certified crop advisor credits will be offered. Online and in person viewing options will be provided. https://go.umd.edu/WinterAgMeetings FRUIT GROWER December 10,...

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