Upcoming University of Maryland Extension Events

January 23
Talbot County Corn Club
6pm – VFW Easton
Call 410-822-1244

January 23 – March 27 (Wednesdays evenings)
Annie’s Project I
6pm – 9pm, Cecil County Government Administration Building, Elkton
For more information call 410-822-1244/410-758-0166 or visit www.anniesproject.umd.edu

January 29
Digital Toolbox
9am-2pm
Anne Arundel County Economic Development
http://digitaltoolbox.eventbrite.com
Workshop focus:
An introduction to the basics of popular social networking sites (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn), how to list your business on digital databases such as Google Maps, and capitalize on the hardware and digital tools available through the internet. Presented by University of Maryland Extension.
Anne Arundel Economic Development Corporation- MultiMedia Conference Room, 2660 Riva Road Suite 200 Annapolis, MD 21401, US
Cost: $40 per person (includes lunch and course materials).

January 30
Annie’s Project II: Managing for Today and Tomorrow
9:00am – noon, Chesapeake College EDC 27, Wye Mills
For more information call 410-822-1244/410-758-0166 or visit www.anniesproject.umd.edu

January 30
Annie’s Project II: Managing for Today and Tomorrow
9:00am – noon, Perryville Room, Cecil County Administration Building, Elkton
For more information call 410-822-1244/410-758-0166 or visit www.anniesproject.umd.edu

February 8
Grain Marketing Update
Chesapeake College, HEC 110, Wye Mills
For more information call 410-822-1244
A new year and bigger markets? This breakfast meeting will include speakers on various topics in grain marketing. Come have breakfast and discuss this year’s strategies for marketing your grain. Speakers include marketing specialists, grain elevators, traders and more. Topics include trading technology, tax considerations, crop insurance, local, national and world marketing outlook for 2013. The course is going to be held at Chesapeake College in the Higher Education Center HES-110. This program is open to all. Please register by February 1st contact sdill@umd.edu or 410-822-1244
Cost: $20 per person and includes breakfast and materials
Date: Friday, February 8th 7:30am – noon

February 11
Mid-Shore Farm Trucking Forum
Caroline County 4-H Park, 8314 Detour Rd, Denton, MD, 21629
– Want to hear firsthand about trucking rules and regulations?
– Discuss the issues facing farmers on rural roads and state highways.
– Have a question about IRP’s, permits, tags, and weight limits?
– If you have any questions please contact Matt Teffeau at Matt.mdfb@verizon.net or 410.924.4525

February 11
Large Acreage Diversification
Washington College
A full day workshop on why, how, when and what alternatives are available to large-acreage farmers, with minimal equipment investment, and how these affect profitability.
http://www.futureharvestcasa.org/events

February 25-26
Regional Women in Agriculture Conference
Dover Downs, Dover, DE
2013 will mark the 12th annual Women In Ag conference. The conference goals are to offer women who are involved with agriculture an opportunity to come together to learn about current issues and topics so they can make informed decisions concerning their agribusinesses and family lives.
Sessions will cover topics in risk management including marketing, financial, legal, human resource and production.
For more information http://extension.udel.edu/womeninag/

 

For additional information contact:
Shannon Dill
County Extension Director
Extension Educator, AGNR
University of Maryland Extension, Talbot County
28577 Marys Court Suite 1
Easton MD 21601
410-822-1244, 410-822-5627 (fax)
www.talbot.umd.edu
www.easternshoreagriculture.com

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