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Upcoming Agricultural Events in Region

 

WEDNESDAY, JULY 19

• Vegetable Plant and Pest Diagnostics Workshop, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., UME-Cecil County, Elkton, Md. For more information and to register, visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/vegetable-plant-and-pest-diagnostics-cecil-registration-30362377689.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 26

• Workshop: “Where to find the ag money and how to get it on,” 1:30-7:30 p.m. The event, to be held at Fisherman’s Inn at 5516, Main St., Grasonville, Md., is hosted by LEAD Maryland alumni, sponsored by Rural Maryland Council. Registration is $15 per person. Registration closes on July 19. For more information, or to register, visit http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07ee2tmue324cfc22b&llr=7bqxmbtab.

SATURDAY, JULY 22

• FAMACHA workshop, 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Vista View Farms, Damascus, Md. Pre-registration required by Monday, July 17. Registration fee is $35 per person, family or farm. For more information, or to register, call 301-432-2767, ext., 343 or e-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

WEDNESDAY, JULY 26

• Women In Agriculture’s Wednesday Webinar. “Hiring Farm Employees: Process and Recommendations.” For more information and to register visit http://www.extension.umd.edu/womeninag/webinars.

THURSDAY, JULY 27

• Poultry Mortality Composting Course, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Wye Research & Education Center, Queenstown, Md.  For more information and to register contact Sheila Oscar at 410-742-1178 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 2

• Summer Twilight Fruit Meeting, 6 p.m., Wye Research and Education Center, Queenstown, Md. For more information, contact Deborah Dant at 410-827-8056, ext. 115.

THURSDAY, AUG. 10

• Field Crops Twilight, Barbecue & Ice Cream Social, 4-9 p.m., Central Maryland Research & Education Center, 2005 Largo Road, Upper Marlboro, Md. For more information, contact Dave Myers at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call 410-222-3906.

SUNDAY, AUG. 13

• FAMACHA workshop, 1-5 p.m., Zekiah Farm, Waldorf, Md. Pre-registration required by Monday, Aug. 9. Registration fee is $35 per person, family or farm. For more information, or to register, call 301-432-2767, ext., 343 or e-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 23

• Women In Agriculture’s Wednesday Webinar. “Starting a Specialty Food Business in Maryland.” For more information and to register, visit http://www.extension.umd.edu/womeninag/webinars.

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 30

• Poultry Farm Management for New & Existing Growers, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Somerset County Extension Office, 300730 Park Drive #4, Princess Anne, Md. Register by calling Sheila Oscar before Aug. 25 at 410-742-1178 or e-mailing at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .