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Southern Maryland Crops Conference Winter Agronomy Meeting

Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020 - 4:00pm to 8:30pm
Online (If not able to join online or on your phone, please contact your local ag agent)
Virtual Winter Agronomy Meeting Tuesday, December 1, 2020 Registration: https://go.umd.edu/AgronDec1 Agenda 4:00pm Herbicide and Weed Update Kurt Vollmer, Weed Management Specialist, Agriculture & Food Systems University of Maryland Extension 4:30pm Evaluating Post Herbicide Tank Mixes in...

Virtual Vegetable Grower Meeting

Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2020 - 8:00am to 12:00pm
Online (If not able to join online or on your phone, please contact your local ag agent)
Virtual Winter Vegetable Grower Meeting Wednesday, December 2, 2020 | 8am-Noon Registration: https://go.umd.edu/FruitVegDec2 8:00am Legalities of Direct Farm Marketing Specialty Crops Sarah Everhart, Legal Specialist University of Maryland 8:30am Maryland Food Safety Program Update Angela Ferelli,...

Northern Maryland Field Crops Day

Thursday, Dec. 3, 2020 - 8:00am to 12:00pm
Online Webinar
Producers of corn, soybeans, hay and small grains will be interested in the various topics and sessions on the latest in Agriculture in Maryland. The meeting will be held on December 3, 2020. Due to COVID-19, we will be offereing winter meetings online via Zoom or you may watch the recorded...

Virtual Basic Good Agricultural Practices Class

Thursday, Dec. 3, 2020 - 8:15am to Friday, Dec. 4, 2020 - 12:00pm
Online
This class is for produce growers interested in MDA Good Agricultural Practices certification and want help writing their food safety plans. About this Event Attending A Basic GAP Course May Be Right for You If... • You grow fruits or vegetables and are interested in developing a good safety plan...

Integrated Weed Management Workshop

Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2020 - 8:00am to 10:00am
Online or optional in-person "watch party"
INTEGRATED WEED MANAGEMENT WORKSHOPS Watch virtually via Zoom either in the morning or in the evening. Held over two days, with 2 hours per session. Optional in-person “watch party” meetings offered at several locations. Register at: https://go.umd.edu/IWM SESSION ONE: Tuesday, December 8, 2020 8...

Integrated Weed Management Workshop

Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2020 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Online or optional in-person "watch party"
INTEGRATED WEED MANAGEMENT WORKSHOPS Watch virtually via Zoom either in the morning or in the evening. Held over two days, with 2 hours per session. Optional in-person “watch party” meetings offered at several locations. Register at: https://go.umd.edu/IWM SESSION ONE: Tuesday, December 8, 2020 8...

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...

Virtual Fruit Grower Meeting

Thursday, Dec. 10, 2020 - 8:00am to 12:00pm
Online (If not able to join online or on your phone, please contact your local ag agent)
Winter Virtual Fruit Grower Meeting Thursday, December 10 | 8am-Noon Registration: https://go.umd.edu/FruitVegDec10 Agenda 8:00am Spotted Wing Drosophila on Cranberries Maggie Lewis, Entomology, Graduate Student University of Maryland 8:30am Insect Biological Control Alan Leslie, Extension Educator...

Integrated Weed Management Workshop

Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2020 - 8:00am to 10:00am
Online or optional in-person "watch party"
INTEGRATED WEED MANAGEMENT WORKSHOPS Watch virtually via Zoom either in the morning or in the evening. Held over two days, with 2 hours per session. Optional in-person “watch party” meetings offered at several locations. Register at: https://go.umd.edu/IWM SESSION ONE: Tuesday, December 8, 2020 8...

Integrated Weed Management Workshop

Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2020 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Online or optional in-person "watch party"
INTEGRATED WEED MANAGEMENT WORKSHOPS Watch virtually via Zoom either in the morning or in the evening. Held over two days, with 2 hours per session. Optional in-person “watch party” meetings offered at several locations. Register at: https://go.umd.edu/IWM SESSION ONE: Tuesday, December 8, 2020 8...

Grain Marketing Session

Friday, Jan. 8, 2021 - 8:00am to 10:30am
Online (If not able to join online or on your phone, please contact you local ag agent)
Virtual Winter Grain Marketing Session Friday, January 8, 2021 | 8:00 am-10:30 am Registration: https://go.umd.edu/grainmarketing2021 This meeting will be virtual including speakers on various topics in grain marketing. Topics include local and national grain outlook for: tax considerations, crop...

MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture Webinar: Creating a Farm Business Continuity Plan

Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021 - 12:00pm
Online Webinar
Creating a Farm Business Continuity Plan A continuity of business (C.O.B) plan is created to outline business functions in the event of a major disruption. It addresses issues such as loss of income, protecting employees and essential business activities. For farms this is especially important...

Virtual Agronomy Meeting

Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021 - 8:00am to 12:00pm
Online (If not able to join online or on your phone, please contact your local ag agent)
Virtual Winter Agronomy Meeting Thursday, January 21, 2021 Registration: https://go.umd.edu/AgronJan21 8:00am Neonicotinoid Seed Treatments in Maryland Grain Crops Aditi Dubey, Ph.D. Student, Entomology University of Maryland College Park 8:30am Weed Management Update Kurt Vollmer, Weed Management...

MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture Webinar: Drying Foods Safely

Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021 - 12:00pm
Online Webinar
Dried foods are tasty, nutritious, lightweight, and easy to prepare and carry. Attend this workshop and learn about the different methods for drying foods safely, what to consider when drying foods, and what foods dry best. Registration: https://universityofextension.eventbrite.com/ For upcoming...

2021 Central Maryland Vegetable Growers Day

Thursday, Jan. 28, 2021 - 8:00am to 12:00pm
Online Webinar
Commercial Vegetable Growers are invited to the 2021 Central Maryland Vegetable Growers Meeting on Thursday, January 28, 2021. Due to COVID-19, we will be offering winter meetings online via Zoom, limited in-person seating, or you may watch the recorded webinars at a later date. This meeting serves...

Virtual Fruit Grower Meeting

Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2021 - 8:00am to 12:00pm
Online (If not able to join online or on your phone, please contact your local ag agent)
Winter Virtual Fruit Grower Meeting Bay Area Fruit Meeting Wednesday, February 10 | 8am-Noon Registration: https://go.umd.edu/FruitVegFeb10 8:00am Legalities of Direct Farm Marketing Specialty Crops Sarah Everhart, Legal Specialist University of Maryland 8:30am Insect Control Update Kelly Hamby,...

MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture Webinar: Cover Crop Mixtures

Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2021 - 12:00pm
Online Webinar
This webinar will discuss how and why to choose species of a cover crop mix and tools for deciding species and seeding rates. Topics discussed will also include how different cover crop species express themselves in a mix, fall vs spring growth, the importance of seeding date, and other management...

Virtual Basic Good Agricultural Practices Class

Monday, Feb. 15, 2021 - 8:15am to Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021 - 12:00pm
Online
This class is for produce growers interested in MDA Good Agricultural Practices certification and want help writing their food safety plans. About this Event Attending A Basic GAP Course May Be Right for You If... • You grow fruits or vegetables and are interested in developing a good safety plan...

Virtual Agronomy Meeting

Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2021 - 4:00pm to 8:30pm
Online (If not able to join online or on your phone, please contact your local ag agent)
Virtual Winter Agronomy Meeting Thursday, February 17, 2021 Registration: https://go.umd.edu/AgronFeb17 4:00pm Herbicide and Weed Update Kurt Vollmer, Weed Management Specialist, Agriculture & Food Systems University of Maryland Extension 4:30pm Bt Traits in Corn Alan Leslie, Agent, Agriculture...

MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture Webinar: Planning for Retirement

Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021 - 12:00pm
Online Webinar
After attending this program you’ll better understand your income and savings needs as you plan for retirement. We’ll also review some saving options and provide some strategies for late savers Registration: https://universityofextension.eventbrite.com/ For upcoming and archived webinars please...

Virtual Agronomy Meeting

Friday, Feb. 26, 2021 - 8:00am to 12:00pm
Online (If not able to join online or on your phone, please contact your local ag agent)
Virtual Winter Agronomy Meeting Thursday, February 26, 2021 Registration: https://go.umd.edu/AgronFeb26 8:00am Herbicide and Weed Update Kurt Vollmer, Weed Management Specialist, Agriculture & Food Systems University of Maryland Extension 8:30am Pesticide Litigation Update Paul Goeringer,...

MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture Webinar: Cultivating Conversation: Understanding Opportunities to Access Federal Conservation Programs

Wednesday, Mar. 10, 2021 - 12:00pm
Online Webinar
Those new to farming or farmland ownership may not be familiar with federal conservation programs, how best management practices (BMPs) fit into their operation, the process for applying to programs, and program expectations. This webinar will increase knowledge of federal conservation programs,...

MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture Webinar: Getting the most out of your High Tunnel- Best Management Practices

Wednesday, Mar. 24, 2021 - 12:00pm
Online Webinar
High tunnels, also called hoop houses, are temporary structures made of metal poles and flexible plastic. They are used to extend the growing season in early spring and late fall, and to grow some specialty crops that prefer a hot and dry environment. In the past decade, farmers have built many...

MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture Webinar: Capture the Flavor- Herbs and Spices

Wednesday, Apr. 14, 2021 - 12:00pm
Online Webinar
Learn the health benefits of cooking with herbs and spices, how herbs and spices are processed for safety, best practices for storing them, and how to use these plants to flavor meals like a pro! Registration: https://universityofextension.eventbrite.com/ For upcoming and archived webinars please...

MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture Webinar: Does your deworming program need a tune-up? Best Practices for Deworming Cattle

Wednesday, Apr. 28, 2021 - 12:00pm
Online Webinar
Management of intestinal parasites is an important component of any livestock operation. Choosing the right drug, selecting the right animals, and applying dewormer at the most opportune time are critical to maintaining an economical and effective deworming program. This talk will provide an...

MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture Webinar: Estate Planning

Wednesday, May. 12, 2021 - 12:00pm
Online Webinar
Registration: https://universityofextension.eventbrite.com/ For upcoming and archived webinars please visit: h ttps://extension.umd.edu/womeninag/webinars

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