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MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture Webinar: Putting All Your Eggs in a Basket

Wednesday, Jun. 26, 2019 - 12:00pm
Online Webinar
6/26/19: Putting All Your Eggs in One Basket This session will cover raising backyard poultry for egg production and sales. Topics covered includes basic nutrition and problems encountered with laying hens. We will also talk about handling eggs and what to do if someone wants to sell them...

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...

MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture Webinar: Water and Water Reuse in Agriculture

Wednesday, Jul. 10, 2019 - 12:00pm
Online Webinar
7/10/19: Water and Water Reuse in Agriculture Water is so important on the farm – but not all water sources are the same. This webinar will go over recent research on water quality differences between river, pond, and recycled water as well as explaining how recycled water could be a reliable...

MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture Webinar: Introduction to Integrated Pest Management

Wednesday, Jul. 24, 2019 - 12:00pm
Online Webinar
7/24/19: Introducton to Integrated Pest Management Integrated pest management (IPM), is a broad-based approach to keeping pests population below economic injury level. This webinar will review basic IPM pinciples, control tactics, and how to diagnose problems. Registration: https://...

MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture Webinar: Farm Liability Insurance and Farm Business Structures

Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019 - 12:00pm
Online Webinar
8/14/19: Farm Liability Insurance and Farm Business Structures: How they can work together to protect you and your farming business Bewildered by the many types of farm insurance? Confused about the difference between a sole proprietorship, an LLC, a corporation, and a cooperative? Join us as we...

MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture Webinar: Boost Your Email Newsletter Open Rates

Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2019 - 12:00pm
Online Webinar
8/28/19: Boost Your Email Newsletter Open Rates While some claim they are “dead,” email marketing still has one of the highest engagement rates and returns on investment of any marketing strategy. The success of your email newsletters is dependent upon their open rates. Learn a few simple...

MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture Webinar: This Just In. Your Ag-Role for Media Requests

Wednesday, Sep. 11, 2019 - 12:00pm
Online Webinar
9/11/19: This Just In. Your Ag-Role for Media Requests Have you been asked for an interview by a print or broadcast reporter or comment on a local or ag-related issue? How should you prepare? What do you wear? What is the reporter looking for? Embrace this opportunity and control the message and...

MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture Webinar: Managing Your Forested Farmland

Wednesday, Sep. 25, 2019 - 12:00pm
Online Webinar
9/25/19: Managing Your Forested Farmland This webinar will outline how farmers can best profit from and maintain their forested acres. Learn about the Maryland forestry legal framework and how you can benefit from creating a forest conservation plan. Registration: https://2019wednesdaywebinars...

MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture Webinar: Understanding Your Credit and Credit Scores

Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019 - 12:00pm
Online Webinar
10/9/19: Understanding Your Credit and Credit Scores Understanding credit is as important as knowing when to plant your crops. Credit defines your trustworthiness in repaying your debt. This webinar will provide an overview of how credit is used in your everyday life. Knowing how to obtain your...

MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture Webinar: Yes, It's Really Time for Twitter. Really.

Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019 - 12:00pm
Online Webinar
10/23/19: Yes, It's Time for Twitter. Really. Of all the social media platforms in use today, this presenter believes Twitter is the most valuable for the agriculture sector. Learn what is new in Twitter and how to grow your influence on the platform and join in conversations which can positively...

MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture Webinar: Excel and Spreadsheets on the Farm

Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2019 - 12:00pm
Online Webinar
11/13/19: Excel and Spreadsheets on the Farm Excel is powerful software that can help record, organize and sort your farm data. This webinar will provide an overview of excel spreadsheets and ideas on how to organize them for farm use. Registration: https://2019wednesdaywebinars.eventbrite.com For...

MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture Webinar: Meals on Wheels- Food Trucks, Pop-up Markets, Home Delivery

Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019 - 12:00pm
Online Webinar
12/11/19: Meals on Wheels- Food Trucks, Pop-up Markets, Home Delivery Consumers are asking for convenience in their meal preparations, healthy foods but short wait times, and meals in a box delivered almost into their kitchen. How do the new models for marketing to these customers work? What are...
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