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Upcoming Farmer Resources and Events

Upcoming Farmer Resources and Events

We are proud to support the ag industry, both financially and by providing educational resources that help you run your operation. Check back for new events – we will update this post weekly!

JUNE

3

Poultry Farm Management for New & Existing Growers

Harrington Moose Lodge, 16268 South DuPont Highway, Harrington, DE

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/poultry-farm-management-for-new-existing-growers-tickets-61436995708

 

5

Delmarva BFTP Hands-On Day: Fencing, Poultry Houses & Site Analysis

Coops and Crops, 11902 Kennedyville Rd., Kennedyville, MD

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/delmarva-bftp-hands-on-day-fencing-poultry-houses-site-analysis-tickets-59051617979

 

5

Information Session on Spotted Lanternfly

Cecil College, One Seahawk Drive, North East, MD

http://www.ccgov.org/government/county-council/council-weekly-schedule

 

6

Mid-Atlantic Fruit Growers Annual Multi-State Orchard Meeting

Larriland Farm, 2415 Woodbine Rd., Woodbine, MD

https://extension.psu.edu/spring-orchard-meetings

 

11-13

Family Farm Days

Oregon Dairy, 2900 Oregon Pike, Lititz, PA

https://www.oregondairy.com/family-fun/family-farm-days

 

12

Maryland Dairy Risk Management Meeting 

Washington County Extension Office, 7303 Sharpsburg Pike, Boonsboro, MD

https://news.maryland.gov/mda/mda-blog/2019/05/31/summer-brings-new-ag-opportunities/

 

12

Soil Health and Pest Identification

Whitelock Community Farm, 930 Whitelock St, Baltimore, MD

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cultivate-baltimore-2019-tickets-60711614072

 

13

Maryland Dairy Risk Management Meeting

Carroll County Extension Office, 700 Agricultural Center Dr., Westminster, MD

https://news.maryland.gov/mda/mda-blog/2019/05/31/summer-brings-new-ag-opportunities/

 

13

Maryland Dairy Risk Management Meeting

Harford County Extension Office, 3525 Conowingo Rd., Suite 600, Street, MD

https://news.maryland.gov/mda/mda-blog/2019/05/31/summer-brings-new-ag-opportunities/

 

13

Maryland Dairy Risk Management Meeting

Baltimore County Extension Office, 1114 Shawan Rd., Cockeysville, MD

https://news.maryland.gov/mda/mda-blog/2019/05/31/summer-brings-new-ag-opportunities/

 

14

Maryland Dairy Risk Management Meeting

Kent County Extension Office, 709 Morgnec Rd. #202, Chestertown, MD

https://news.maryland.gov/mda/mda-blog/2019/05/31/summer-brings-new-ag-opportunities/

 

14

MGGA/UMD Summer Field Day

Robin Hill Farm and Vineyards, 15800 Croom Road, Brandywine, MD

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mggaumd-summer-field-day-tickets-59263650173?ref=enivtefor001&invite=MTYzMTAxMjgvam9oYW5uYS5yb2hyZXJAbWFmYy5jb20vMA%3D%3D%0A&utm_source=eb_email&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=inviteformalv2&utm_term=eventpage

 

17

Water, Water, Everywhere: Agricultural Water Risk Assessment and Best Practices

Aldie Mill Historic Park, 39401 John Mosby Highway, Aldie, VA

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/water-water-everywhere-tickets-60627258763

 

19

Delmarva BFTP Hands-On Day: Weed Control & Transplanting (Mid-Sized Farm)

Priapi Gardens, 5996 Augustine Herman Hwy, Cecilton, MD

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/delmarva-bftp-hands-on-day-weed-control-transplanting-mid-sized-farm-tickets-59052240842

 

19-21

Mapping with Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems "Drones" Workshop

Blacksburg, VA

https://vce.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_8dZqSpOf3HqfFFH

 

20

PSU Extension Young Grower Alliance Tour of Southern DE Horticultural Operations

Bennett Orchards, Frankford, DE

https://www.morningagclips.com/penn-state-extension-to-hold-specialty-crop-tour/

 

22          

University of Maryland Extension’s 2nd Annual Breakfast on the Farm

Valley-Ho Farm, 7800 Picnic Woods Rd, Middletown, MD

https://extension.umd.edu/breakfast-on-the-farm

 

25

Maryland Nursery, Landscape and Greenhouse Association Field Day

12017 Glen Arm Rd, Glen Arm, MD 21057

https://www.mnlga.org/files/Field%20Day_Save%20the%20Date%20Mailer_2019_V2_WEB.pdf

 

26

SBA/USDA Rural Lending Forum in West Virginia and Virginia

Bluefield Area Arts Center, 500 Bland St, Blue, WV

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/west-virginia-virginia-sbausda-rural-lender-forum-tickets-53553574182

 

27

Penn State Farming for Success

Penn State Southeast Research & Extension Center, 1446 Auction Rd., Manheim, PA

https://www.cvent.com/events/farming-for-success/event-summary-d0d30af6c91b4fec9b6311ca97965883.aspx?i=6bd9dca9-57d6-4489-a550-3b52d69641ec

 

29-30

Introduction to Permaculture

Bryan Park Nature Center, 4308 Hermitage Rd., Richmond, VA

https://rvapermaculture.com/2019/04/04/diversity-permaculture-introduction-to-permaculture/

 

30

Introduction to Permaculture: Reading the Landscape for Permaculture Design

5425 Mt. Gilead Rd., Reisterstown, MD

https://www.pearlstonecenter.org/programs-events/all-programs-events/intro-to-permaculture/

 

JULY

1

Twilight Vegetable and Small Fruit Grower Meetings: Pruning Blackberries

Messick's Farm Market, 6025 Catlett Rd., Bealeton, VA

Contact Faquier County Master Gardener help desk at 540.341.7950 ext. 1 or tohlwile@vt.edu 

 

10

Maryland State Horticulture Society 2019 Tour

Alson H. Smith Center, 595 Laurel Grove Road, Winchester, VA

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2019-mshs-summer-orchard-tour-tickets-63438487223

 

16

Commercial Fruit Tree Meeting Open House

USDA/ARS Appalachian Fruit Research Station, 2217 Wiltshire Road, Kearneysville, WV

RSVP directly to mark.sutphin@vt.edu or 540.665.5699

 

17

Twilight Vegetable and Small Fruit Growers Meetings: Growing Greenhouse Vegetables and Herbs

Adam's Apples and Herbs, 658 Walton Farm Rd, Woodstock, VA

Contact Faquier County Master Gardener help desk at 540.341.7950 ext. 1 or tohlwile@vt.edu 

 

19-20

2019 Demonstration Farm Field Days

UMES Education & Demonstration Farm, 10789 Stewart Neck Road, Princess Anne, MD

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2019-demonstration-farm-field-day-tickets-62996836233

 

20

PSU Extension Summer Beef Field Day

Penn State Ag Arena, 800 East Park Avenue, State College, PA

https://extension.psu.edu/beef-summer-field-day

 

25

MNLGA and UMD Extension Herbaceous Perennial Diagnostic Training

The Perennial Farm, Glen Arm, MD

https://files.constantcontact.com/1682a758001/f76ce769-7dcf-4272-944d-177bfae31b36.pdf

 

31

APC/Seed Council Summer Tour

Lancaster Farm & Home Center, 1383 Arcadia Road, Lancaster, PA

http://www.cvent.com/events/apc-seed-council-summer-tour/event-summary-6f138ce780aa4a559862d29c7948de5b.aspx

 

31

On-Farm Dairy Series: Planning and Building a New Dairy System

Lebanon Valley Agricultural Center, 2120 Cornwall Rd 1, Lebanon, PA

https://www.cvent.com/events/on-farm-dairy-series/event-summary-3cce33eb39064637954045e58d9f6feb.aspx?i=a6ca450f-1834-4a57-9110-ead7cdd3acfb

 

AUGUST

14

Twilight Vegetable and Small Fruit Growers Meetings: New Vegetables and Managing Weeds

Berry Simple Farm, 7992 Tackett Lane, Bealeton, VA

Contact Faquier County Master Gardener help desk at 540.341.7950 ext. 1 or tohlwile@vt.edu 

 

15

Small Farm Equipment: Hand Tools

Strength to Love 2, 1855 Lorman St, Baltimore, MD

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cultivate-baltimore-2019-tickets-60711614072

 

15

WMREC Horticulture Twilight Meeting and Tour

Western Maryland Research Center, 18330 Keedysville Rd, Keedysville, MD

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/wmrec-horticultural-twilight-meeting-tour-tickets-62917746674

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