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Frederick County 2020 Commercial Pesticide Conference

Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020 - 8:00am to 3:30pm
Frederick Co 4-H Camp & Activities Center
2020 Maryland Agricultural Pesticide Conference, an educational program conducted by the University of Maryland Extension for custom pesticide applicators, dealers, distributors, sales representatives, growers, agency representatives and Extension workers. The Maryland Department of Agriculture...

Caroline County 2020 Commercial Pesticide Conference

Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020 - 8:00am to 3:30pm
Caroline County 4-H & Youth Park
2019 Maryland Agricultural Pesticide Conference, an educational program conducted by the University of Maryland Extension for custom pesticide applicators, dealers, distributors, sales representatives, growers, agency representatives and Extension workers. The Maryland Department of Agriculture...

Meet Your Native Plants

Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
Talbot County Free Library- Easton Branch
Native plant species are easy to grow and help the environment! They benefit birds, wildlife, and the Bay. Join us for a cheerful discussion on how to choose the right plants for your gardening goals. Discussion led by Maureen Rice, Talbot County Master Gardener No prior experience necessary! Open...

Maryland 4-H Winter STEM Camp 2020

Friday, Feb. 14, 2020 (All day) to Monday, Feb. 17, 2020 (All day)
Frederick County 4-H Camp & Activities Center, Inc.
Chill Out at 4-H Residential Winter Camp! Drop of 2/14 at 6:30pm, Pick up 2/17 at 11:00am The 4-H Residential Winter Camp features a wide variety of activities including but not limited to: Arts & Crafts Leadership Skills Nature Education Team Building Robotics/Coding Community service In...

Cabin Fever Reliever

Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Brooklett's Senior Center
Looking for a distraction from winter blues? Join the Talbot Master Gardener Volunteers for our winter lecture series, covering a variety of topics to get you excited about all things spring! Tuesdays, February 18th & March 17th from 10 AM to 11 AM. Free and Open to the Public ; advance...

Private Pesticide Re-certification and Nutrient Management Voucher Training

Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020 - 4:00pm to 9:00pm
Caroline County 4-H & Youth Park
The Agronomy Meeting will be held on February 19, 2020 from 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm at the Caroline County 4-H Park in Denton, MD. This meeting will count for private pesticide re-certification if your license expired in ’19 or expires in ’20. It will also qualify to update your nutrient management...

2020 Bay Area Fruit School

Friday, Feb. 21, 2020 - 8:00am to 3:30pm
Wye Research and Education Center
The University of Maryland Extension and College of Agriculture & Natural Resources will host an all-day workshop discussing recent research in fruit tree planting and management on Friday, February 21st at the Wye Research and Education center, 124 Wye Narrows Drive in Queenstown. Click Here...

Mid-Shore Farm Bill Meeting

Friday, Feb. 21, 2020 - 9:00am to 3:30pm
Chesapeake College
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...

Basic Good Agricultural Practices (GAP)

Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020 - 8:00am to 4:00pm
University of Maryland Extension, Wicomico 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...

Water Reuse For Agriculture: What Growers Need to Know

Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020 - 8:30am to 1:30pm
Eastern Shore Hospital Center
The Dorchester County University of Maryland Extension Office 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...

Advanced Good Agricultural Practices (GAP)

Friday, Feb. 28, 2020 - 8:00am to 4:00pm
Eastern Shore Hospital Center
Is an Advanced GAP Course Right for Me?... If you are currently working with a written food safety plan and are looking for more in-depth guidance to streamline food safety practices and programs on your farm, or If you are interested in pursuing USDA harmonized or Harmonized+ GAP certification… an...

On-Farm Field Day for Commerical Poultry Growers

Wednesday, Mar. 4, 2020 - 9:30am to 2:30pm
Delmar Farm
On-Farm Field Day When: Wednesday, March 4, 2020 Time: 9:30am to 2:30pm Where: Yahya Farm Address: 38067 Robin Hood Rd., Delmar, DE 19940 Event Type: Field Day (free event) The University of Maryland Extension, University of Delaware Cooperative Extension, the University of Maryland Eastern Shore,...

Plan Your Permaculture Garden

Saturday, Mar. 7, 2020 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Talbot County Free Library- St. Michael's Branch
Excited to get your permaculture garden underway for 2020? Join Master Gardener volunteer (and local permaculture expert) Missy Corley Saturday, March 7th at 10 AM for hands-on activity to plan your own garden space. No prior experience necessary! Open to the public and any garden enthusiast. Note...

Cabin Fever Reliever

Tuesday, Mar. 17, 2020 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Brooklett's Senior Center
Looking for a distraction from winter blues? Join the Talbot Master Gardener Volunteers for our winter lecture series, covering a variety of topics to get you excited about all things spring! Tuesdays, February 18th & March 17th from 10 AM to 11 AM. Free and Open to the Public ; advance...
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