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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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Southern Maryland - Investing in Your Farm’s Future Workshop Series

January 31, 2019 | Time: 8:30 am - 3:30 pm

Location: Prince George's Soil Conservation District, 5301 Marlboro Race Track Road, Upper Marlboro, MD, 20772 (map)

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Description: This workshops will focus on the financial aspect of farm succession planning including financial management, retirement savings, and long term healthcare. More details will be added as we develop the program. extension.umd.edu/events/thu-2019-01-31-0830-southern-maryland-investing-your-farm%E2%80%99s-future-workshop-series

Link to this event at: http://MarylandFarmLink.com/resources_detail.php?id=1977

Food Safety Training for FSMA Produce Safety Rule Compliance

February 11, 2019 | Time: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Location: St. Mary's County Extension Office, 26737 Radio Station Way, Leonardtown, MD, 20650 (map)

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Description: Who Should Attend?

Those growers who are interested in learning about produce safety, who need to comply with the Food Safety Modernization Act Produce Safety Rule, who need to satisfy buyer requirements, and/or who need to maintain a food safety certification.

What Will You Get from Attending?

A better understanding of produce food safety
Insight into the Produce Safety Rule requirements and the Maryland Department of Agriculture’s role
Training certificate required by FDA to comply with the Produce Safety Rule
Resources to help comply with the Produce Safety Rule
How much does it cost?
$25 covers Produce Safety Alliance training materials, food, and FSMA compliant training certificate

Where will it be held?
St. Mary’s County Extension
26737 Radio Station Way
Leonardtown, MD 20650

Questions?
Deanna Baldwin
410-841-5769
deanna.baldwin@maryland.gov

Sarah Everhart
severhart@law.umaryland.edu www.eventbrite.com/e/food-safety-training-for-fsma-produce-safety-rule-compliance-21119-tickets-53439071702

Link to this event at: http://MarylandFarmLink.com/resources_detail.php?id=1990

Food Safety Training for FSMA Produce Safety Rule Compliance

February 20, 2019 | Time: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Location: Frederick County Extension Office, 330 Montevue Lane, Frederick, MD, 21702 (map)

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Description: Who Should Attend?

Those growers who are interested in learning about produce safety, who need to comply with the Food Safety Modernization Act Produce Safety Rule, who need to satisfy buyer requirements, and/or who need to maintain a food safety certification.

What Will You Get from Attending?

A better understanding of produce food safety
- Insight into the Produce Safety Rule requirements and the Maryland Department of Agriculture’s role
- Training certificate required by FDA to comply with the Produce Safety Rule
- Resources to help comply with the Produce Safety Rule

How much does it cost?
$25 covers Produce Safety Alliance training materials, food, and FSMA compliant training certificate

Where will it be held?
Frederick County Extension
330 Montevue Lane
Frederick, MD 21702

Questions?
Deanna Baldwin
410-841-5769
deanna.baldwin@maryland.gov

Sarah Everhart
severhart@law.umaryland.edu www.eventbrite.com/e/food-safety-training-for-fsma-produce-safety-rule-compliance-22019-tickets-53441402674

Link to this event at: http://MarylandFarmLink.com/resources_detail.php?id=1989

Maryland Dairy Convention

February 22, 2019 | Time: 8:30 am - 6:30 pm

Location: Clarion Inn Frederick Event Center, 5400 Holiday Drive, Frederick, MD, 21703 (map)

Organizer: Maryland Dairy Industry Association

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Description: Theme of event hosted by the MD Dairy Industry Association is "Opportunities for Staying Viable in the 21st Century." Features Peter Vitaliano of National Milk Producers Association discussing dairy markets and Albert DeVries of the University of Florida speaking on practices for profitability, as well as breakout sessions, trade show, afternoon telling your story workshop and MD Dairy Shrine and MD Holstein Association banquet and awards. For more information, call 301-349-0750, e-mail secretary@marylanddairyindustry.org, visit www.marylanddairyindustry.org or go to Eventbrite.com and search for MD Dairy Convention. www.marylanddairyindustry.org

Link to this event at: http://MarylandFarmLink.com/resources_detail.php?id=1986