SOIL HEALTH PILOT COVER CROP PROGRAM
Now until Dec. 1st, 2018

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Agricultural Conservation Leasing Workshops

WHY ARE CONSERVATION PRACTICES LESS COMMON ON LEASED FARMLAND?

Lack of communication, lack of knowledge, lack of security in the rental relationship

Interested landowners and farmers are encouraged to attend! Nutrient Management Continuing Education Credits available!


USDA / NRCS Web Videos about Soil Health and Oyster Restoration Projects


 

4th Annual Agricultural and Environmental Law Conference

The law is always changing, attend this event and stay up to date!

Featured Panels include:

  • Maryland's Aquaculture Industry - Legal Conflicts and Resolutions

  • Chlorpyifos and the Legal Landscape of Pesticide Regulation

  • Developing Topics in Agricultural and Environmental Law

  • Weeding Through the Future of Hemp Farming in Maryland

When: Thursday, November 8th, 2018 8 am to 3 pm (Breakfast and registration from 7:30 am to 8:30 am)

Where: The Crowne Plaza, 173 Jennifer Road, Annapolis MD

For more information visit https://go.umd.edu/aleiconf

Pesticide Applicator and Delaware Continuing Legal Education Credits available.  Beginning Farmers may be eligible to save 50% on registration.  E-mail sdill@umd.edu to apply for beginner farmer scholarship. 

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 Forage radish cover crop in Oxford, Maryland

Forage radish cover crop in Oxford, Maryland

2018 / 2019 Cover Crop Program

UPDATE: PLANTING DEADLINE IS NOVEMBER 12, 2018

Please bring maps, seed tags or seed tests when you come in to certify your cover crop.  Your crops must be reported within 10 days of planting.  

For more information, visit http://news.maryland.gov/mda/press-release/2018/06/07/maryland-department-of-agriculture-announces-2018-2019-cover-crop-sign-up/

Contact Levin Schwaninger for more information