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Migrant, Seasonal and H2-A Visa Workers Webinar

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at 12:00 pm EST

On the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month MidAtlantic Women In Agriculture will host Wednesday Webinars.Cost is free. 2/25: Migrant, Seasonal and H2-A Visa Workers - When farmers are faced with the need to hand harvest a large amount of crops in a short period of time,...

Machinery Sharing: Scaling Up Production for Small Farm Growers

Tuesday, February 17, 2015 at 12:00 pm EST

Learn about strategies small-scale growers are using to scale up production through equipment-sharing models. Topics will include: what to share, how to structure sharing agreements, finding and choosing partners, and potential challenges faced by case study examples. Please...

MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture Regional Conference

Thursday, February 12, 2015 at 9:00 am EST

14th Annual Women in Agriculture Regional Conference Dover Downs Hotel & Casino, Dover, DelawareFebruary 12-13, 2015For more information visit: www.extension.umd.edu/womeninagor contact Victoria, vgc@umd.edu

Helping Customers "Find" You

Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at 12:00 pm EST

Helping Customers “Find” You, Shannon Dill, Extension Educator, University of Maryland Extension One out of five internet searches is related to location. An accurate internet listing is one of the easiest ways to keep your business visible online. This is session will...

How to Create a Wordpress Blog

Friday, January 30, 2015 at 12:00 pm EST

If you can email, you can blog. I am partial to WordPress (I have three personal ones) and helped to create or manage dozens more. This session covers the basics.For more information: http://www.extension.umd.edu/womeninag/webinars To register:...

Adverse Possession

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at 12:00 pm EST

Adverse Possession, Sarah Everhart, Legal Specialist, University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of LawThe webinar will focus on Adverse Possession, the legal term for squatter's rights in Maryland. This important legal topic and the associated concept of easement by...

Marketing Your Products - Turning Samples into Sales

Tuesday, January 20, 2015 at 12:00 pm EST

Providing product samples is a great way to help increase sales at your farmers market booth or farm stand. However, it is also important to do it in a way that does not give away all your product (and therefore profits!) and that also will provide a safe product that...

National Farmers Union Women's Conference January 17-21, 2015

Saturday, January 17, 2015 at 6:00 pm EST

National Farmers Union (NFU) and Annie's Project will host the 2015 NFU Women’s Conference, a conference for farm and rural women. The national event, set for Jan. 17-21, 2015, in Clearwater, Fla., will provide participants with tools and information to confidently...

Developing a Farm Strategy Webinar

Wednesday, January 14, 2015 at 9:00 am EST

Creating a Farm Strategy Developing an overall farm strategy is a part of a farm business plan. This strategy includes a number of steps focused on market segments, characteristics of those segments, and forming a plan around the needs of each segment. The purpose of the...

Heart of the Farm – Why Women’s Unique Family and Farm Business Roles Matter

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at 12:00 pm EST

Women bring different perspectives, values and priorities to the table. This webinar will focus on what aspects of rural life are important to women, how they learn, and how that influences decision-making with regard to production, marketing and land management practices. ...

By the Numbers - What the 2012 Census of Ag Tells us about Women Farm and Ranch Operators

Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at 12:00 pm EST

What does the 2012 Census of Ag tell us about women in agriculture? Where are women farmers? What changes have taken place in the landscape since 2007 and 2002?Virginia Harris of NASS (National Agricultural Statistics Service) will discuss the changing demographics of...

Leading the Way – How Women are Changing Board Rooms and Rural Landscapes

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at 12:00 pm EST

More than ever before, we see women manage farms and ranches, lead agricultural policy, and work at the helm of agribusinesses. The number of farms and ranches owned and operated by women has been steadily increasing over the past several years. In this webinar, Dr. Jewel...

Land Titles Webinar

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at 12:00 pm EST - Presented by Paul Goeringer

MidAtlantic Women In Agriculture will offer a free webinar open to all on November 12th at 12 noon!How land is titled can clearly define your property rights in that property. By understanding the different forms property can be titled, then you can understand the implications...

Women in Ag Learning Network Communications Plan Meeting

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at 1:00 pm EDT - Presented by Terry Meisenbach

Terry Meisenbach, eXtension Communications and Marketing Leader,will discuss the Women in Ag Learning Network strategic communications planning process. This is a great opportunity for all WIA LN members to have input and participate in developing the learning network's...

How to Use HootSuite

Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at 12:00 pm EDT - Presented by Michele Walfred, Christy Mannering

MidAtlantic Women In Agriculture will offer a free webinar open to all on October 8th at 12 noon!What is a Social Media Platform? How can you manage multiple social media accounts from one account? In this FREE webinar, learn how to use HootSuite, the most popular social...