Events Calendar


  • August/September 2015


    Explore New Farm Income Opportunities Bus Tour
    August 31 - September 1
    Departure: Cambridge Walmart Supercenter

    A small farm bus tour offers a variety of educational stops over a two-day period late August/early September.  Back by popular demand, the tour will allow participants to “Explore New Farm Income Opportunities,” on Monday, August 31, and Tuesday, September 1.

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    September 2015


    Seafood HACCP Segment Two Course
    Tuesday, September 1; 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
    Richard A. Henson Center Ballroom (1118/1120)

    The University of Maryland Sea Grant Extension Program at UMES offers a certification course for anyone involved with the handling, processing, packing, storing, transporting, or distributing seafood on Tuesday, September 1, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Richard A Henson Center ballroom at UMES. Participants must complete the online Seafood HACCP Segment One Course to attend.

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    October 2015

    SAVE the DATE


    Ag Science Day
    Thursday, October 22

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    November 2015


    Sustaining Small Farms 360 Degrees Small Farm Conference 
    November 6-7
    Student Services Center Ballroom

    University of Maryland Extension at UMES hosts the 12th annual Small Farm Conference November 6 and 7 on the UMES campus.  This year a change of venue, to the Student Services Center, provides plenty of room for an extraordinary event.

    What hasn’t changed is the mission of the conference, which is to provide a venue for producers, aspiring farmers, landowners and supporters of agriculture to network and learn about opportunities and strategies that promote farm profitability and sustainability as well as successful home gardening.  To be clear, beginning and experienced gardeners will feel right at home. 

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