Workshops and Events

This is a listing of events, workshops and conferences available to the Maryland agricultural community. To submit an event, you must be a registered Maryland FarmLINK member.


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Maryland State Fair

August 24, 2017 - September 4, 2017 | Time: TBD





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Fee: $10 for FHCASA members, $15 for non-members

How to safely slaughter your own chickens

September 16, 2017 | Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am

County: Worcester

Location: Naturally Sunkissed Farm, 12728 Jarvis Rd., Bishopville, MD, 21813 (map)

Organizer: Future Harvest CASA

Contact: Niamh (Neve) Shortt,, 443-880-1247

Description: Are you raising chickens and want to learn how to safely slaughter them yourself? If so, this is the right workshop for you! Naturally Sunkissed Farm owners Brett and Megan will lead this hands-on workshop using their chickens and top-of-the-line processing equipment. Jonathan Moyle, UMD Poultry Specialist, will also be joining to discuss important biosecurity considerations. Time for the workshop is yet to be decided. Please contact Niamh Shortt at for more info.

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Fee: free presentation and discussion

Want to go solar? Join a Solar Co-op

September 20, 2017 | Time: 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

County: Prince George's and Southern Md.

Location: Baden Fire Hall, 16608 Brandywine Rd., Brandywine , MD, 20613 (map)

Organizer: and Greater Baden Aquasco Citizens Association

Contact: Cory Ramsden MDSUN / Joanne Flynn GBACA,, 240 334-7720 / 301 502 3261

Description: Homeowners can join a solar co-op to save money and make going solar easier while building a network of solar supporters. Local nonprofit MD SUN will be presenting and has helped homeowners organize of a dozen solar co-ops in Maryland in the last two years. Go solar. Join together. Fight for our energy rights.

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2017 Agriculture and Environmental Law Conference

November 17, 2017 | Time: 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

Location: Doubletree Hotel, 210 Holiday Court , Annapolis, Ma (map)

Organizer: Agriculture Law Education Initiative


Description: Online registration has not yet started for this event. Registration is currently scheduled to open on September 1, 2017. Please come back later to register. Discussion topics to include: Hot Legal Issues in Agriculture Legal Resources for Improving Soil Health Antibiotics and Livestock Conservation and the 2018 Farm Bill Organics: Certified, Transitional, Livestock, Oh My! *Nutrient Management Continuing Learning Education Credit Available.

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