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Upcoming Agricultural Events in Region

 

TUESDAY, FEB. 28

• Precision Dairy Technology Program, hosted by University of Maryland Extension, 9:30 a.m. to 2:15 p.m., Harford County Extension Office, 2335 Rock Spring Rd., Forest Hill, Md. For more information, visit ansc.umd.edu/extension.

MON.-WED., FEB 27-MARCH 1

• Mid-Atlantic Strawberry Programs, Virginia Beach Advanced Technology Center, 1800 College Crescent, Virginia Beach, Va., Field walk and New Grower Workshop on Feb. 27, Strawberry School and trade show on Feb. 28, Produce safety training on March 1. For more information, contact Roy Flanagan at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or 757-385-4769.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 1

• Precision Dairy Technology Program, hosted by University of Maryland Extension, 9:30 a.m. to 2:15 p.m., Carroll County Agriculture Center, 706 Agriculture Center Dr., Westminster, Md. For more information, visit ansc.umd.edu/extension.

THURSDAY, MARCH 2

• Mid-Atlantic Precision Ag Day, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the University of Delaware-Carvel REC, 16483 County Seat Hwy, Georgetown, Del. Morning Session will focus on sprayer topics to minimize drift, maximize coverage and ensure precise application. The afternoon session will cover tile drainage design, legalities and installation with a precision tile plow. Register by Feb. 28 by calling 302-856-7303 or e-mailing This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
• Precision Dairy Technology Program, hosted by University of Maryland Extension, 9:30 a.m. to 2:15 p.m., Washington County Extension Office, 7303 Sharpsburg Pike, Boonsboro, Md. For more information, visit ansc.umd.edu/extension.

FRIDAY, MARCH 3

• Precision Dairy Technology Program, hosted by University of Maryland Extension, 9:30 a.m. to 2:15 p.m., Garrett College Career Technology Training Center, 687 Mosser Road, McHenry, Md. For more information, visit ansc.umd.edu/extension.
• Queen Anne’s Agronomy Day; 8 a.m.  to 1 p.m. Queen Anne’s County 4-H Park, 101 Dulin Clark Road, Centreville, Md. Must pre-register by calling the Queen Anne’s County University of Maryland Extension Office at 410-758-0166.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 8

• Farm Labor Visa Workshop, Maryland Farm Bureau Office, Davidsonville, Md. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The workshop is for farm employers on best practices for successful use of the H2A and H2B worker visa programs. The state’s online visa application software will be demonstrated. Merlin Williams from the Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulations will be a guest speaker. To register for the Workshop contact Emily Snyder at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or 1-800-248-9012.

MONDAY, MARCH 13

• Soils and Fertility Course: Soil Biology and Fertility, 1-2 p.m. Eastern Shore Hospital Center, 5262 Woods Rd., Cambridge, Md. Related class also scheduled for March 13. To register, call 410-228-8800. For more information, call 410-651-1350.

TUES.-THU., APRIL 18-19

• 2017 Virginia Agritourism Conference, Hilton Richmond Hotel, 12042 West Broad Street, Richmond, Va. For more information, e-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .