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MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture Webinar: Health Care in Your Senior Years

Wednesday, Apr. 22, 2020 - 12:00pm
Online Webinar
Health Care in Your Senior Years Thinking about your health care plans after retirement or worried about how health care costs play into your retirement. Join us to discuss Medicare and other insurance options when you turn 65. Additional information will be shared about estimating health care...

Grow It Eat It 2020 Spring Open House

Saturday, May. 2, 2020 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Agricultural History Farm Park, Derwood, Maryland
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED TO AN UNDETERMINED DATE. STAY TUNED FOR UPDATES. Visit the Montgomery County Agricultural History Farm Park and learn about all things edible at the University of Maryland Grow It Eat It Spring Event on May 2, 2020, from 10 am-4 pm! Entry to the event is free. Fees...

MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture Webinar: Got Milk? Are Dairy Goats a Good Fit For Your Farm?

Wednesday, May. 13, 2020 - 12:00pm
Online Webinar
Got Milk? Are Dairy Goats a Good Fit For Your Farm? Learn about the advantages and disadvantages of adding dairy breeds to existing goat herds as well as the basics of choosing the right breed and how to milk. Registration: https://universityofextension.eventbrite.com/ For upcoming and archived...

MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture Webinar: Are Your Products Retail Ready? Looks Count!

Wednesday, May. 27, 2020 - 12:00pm
Online Webinar
Are Your Products Retail Ready? Looks Count! We buy things with our eyes. How your product is presented can make a powerful statement as to its quality, value, and sales potential. Learn about packing, labeling, retail point of sale material, how to write a sales magnet to promote your product and...

MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture Webinar: Invasive Insects: Impacts In Agriculture

Wednesday, Jun. 10, 2020 - 12:00pm
Online Webinar
Invasive Insects: Impacts In Agriculture Insects can cause serious damage by feeding on crops, and insect species that have been introduced from other countries can often cause the most serious economic damage. This webinar will cover some of the basic biology and ecology of invasive species and...

MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture: Water Testing Basics and Understanding Water Test Results

Wednesday, Jun. 24, 2020 - 12:00pm
Online Webinar
Water Testing Basics and Understanding Water Test Results Water tests can help homeowners and farmers better understand how safe their water sources are for different uses. Tune into this webinar to learn how water samples are collected, tested, and how to interpret water test results. Registration...

MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture Webinar: Designing a Successful Pasture and Grazing System

Wednesday, Jul. 8, 2020 - 12:00pm
Online Webinar
Designing a Successful Pasture and Grazing System A well-managed pasture is one of the most cost-effective and high value feeds that can be produced. Not sure where to begin? This webinar will provide an overview of different grazing systems and will discuss essential considerations like layout,...

MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture Webinar: Beef Basics: Things to Consider Before Starting Your Small Herd

Wednesday, Jul. 22, 2020 - 12:00pm
Online Webinar
Beef Basics: Things to Consider Before Starting your Small Herd This webinar will address key areas that need to be considered before starting a small beef herd. Emphasis for this talk will be on defining of end-product goals and using those goals to drive animal management decisions. This talk...

MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture Webinar: Marketing Campaigns- Start Small to Grow Tall

Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020 - 12:00pm
Online Webinar
Marketing Campaigns- Start Small to Grow Tall How much should you budget for marketing your product or service in your annual planning? Hurried and worried that you don't have time for all that posting, writing, emailing, and going to markets? Prioritize you marketing efforts to be most efficient...

MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture: Emotional Well-Being: Warning Signs and Resources

Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2020 - 12:00pm
Online Webinar
Emotional Well-Being: Warning Signs and Resources Farmers experience a wide range of emotional stress that can affect both the individual and their family. This session will share warning signs and resources available to deal with emotional stress. Some topics covered include financial stress,...

MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture Webinar: Thoughts on Animal Welfare

Wednesday, Sep. 9, 2020 - 12:00pm
Online Webinar
Thoughts on Animal Welfare Animal welfare is in the eye of the beholder. In other words, different stakeholders have different perspectives and definitions of animal welfare. In the United States, the consumer is the primary stakeholder driving the dynamics of change in how livestock and poultry...

MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture Webinar: Agriculture Labor Mistakes To Avoid

Wednesday, Sep. 23, 2020 - 12:00pm
Online Webinar
Agricultural Labor Mistakes to Avoid Agricultural employers face a variety of unique legal challenges. Although there are some exemptions for agricultural workers in federal and state labor laws, incorrectly applying those exemptions is, according to the U.S. Department of Labor, a common mistake...

MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture Webinar: Caring For Your Septic System and Water Wells

Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020 - 12:00pm
Online Webinar
Caring for your septic system and water wells This webinar will cover the basics of drinking water wells and septic systems. Topics include: a) the important value of your septic system and water well provides you and your home in supplying safe drinking water and sustainable waste treatment; types...

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...

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/...

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...
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