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Farm Field Days in MD and VA (Tue, 17 Jul 2018)
Beginning Farmers Beginning Farmers - Practical Tools for Successful Family Farming farm field days Upcoming 2018 farm field days from Future Harvest CASA in Maryland and Virginia Farm Field Days Schedule: 7/18 Weed Control in Organic Grain & Vegetable Systems: 10:00am-1:30pm at Cutfresh Organics, Eden, MD. (Eastern Shore, MD)  7/26 Hops Part 3: Productive Varieties & Harvesting: 1-6pm starting at the Wye Research Center, Queenstown, MD. (Eastern Shore, MD) Workshop occurs at multiple locations; please be prepared to carpool during the field day. Co-organized with University of MD Extension.  7/27-28 Biodynamics for Vineyards Workshop: Maryland Wine Speaker Series: 7/27 9:00am - 7/28- 4:00pm at Old Westminster Winery, Westminster, MD. (Central MD) 8/10 Pasture-Based Production: Running the Farm, Raising a Family, & Growing a Business: 1:30-6:00 pm starting at Long Stone Farm, Lovettsville, VA. (Northern VA) Workshop occurs at multiple locations; please be prepared to carpool during the field day. 9/6 Cultivate Baltimore: Small Farm Equipment: 5:30-7:30pm at Strength to Love 2, Baltimore, MD. (Central MD) Co-organized with University of MD Extension and the Farm Alliance of Baltimore.  10/16 Mid-Atlantic Care Farming Summit at Red Wiggler Community Farm—save the date! Co-organized with Red Wiggler Community Farm. (Central MD) Registration coming soon—contact Caroline Selle at for more information. Learn More & Register!  Mark your calendars for the farm field days, and for beg events in November and January! November 1, 2018: Delmarva Soil Summit University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Princess Anne, MD—For farmers, service providers, and soil health nuts: a full day of learning from farmers and other experts about latest innovations in soil health and fertility! Contact Niamh Shortt for more information and sponsor and exhibitor opportunities: AND January 17-19, 2019: Growing Our Future Harvest: 20th Anniversary Conference!  College Park Marriott, Hyattsville, MD—The region's premier farm and food gathering is celebrating 20 years! Join us for an extra special three days of deep-dive workshops, farm fresh meals, inspiring speakers, and farmer and foodpreneur learning and networking! Read the Request for Proposals! Contact Agatha Grimsley for more information and sponsor and exhibitor opportunities: Visit Future Harvest CASA's Farm Field Days this summer!   Find more farming resources from at Farm Field Days in MD and VA Taylor
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