From the University of Maryland Extension:
Farm Management Class to be Offered in Harford County
The Harford County branch of University of Maryland Extension will conduct Annie’s Project during the winter of 2012 at the HEAT Center in Aberdeen. Annie’s Project focuses on the many aspects of farm management and is designed to empower women in overall farm decision making and to build local networks throughout the state. The target audience is farmwomen with a passion for business, agriculture and involvement in the farm operation. Topics for the sessions cover the five areas of Risk Management – Production, Marketing, Financial, Legal Risk, and Human Resources. This course is open to anyone interested in farm management practices.
Classes will begin on January 25th. The cost of the course including meals and materials is $75. Please register by January 18th as space is limited. For more information and registration forms, visit the website www.anniesproject.umd.edu or call 410-758-0166. If you require special assistance to attend the classes please contact the site at least two weeks prior.
Annie’s Project has been approved for FSA Borrower Training. If you require training through the FSA loan process, you can attend Annie’s Project and complete a follow up workbook for your training requirement. There will be an additional $100.00 fee for the FSA Borrower Training. For more information, please contact your FSA loan officer.
Equine Nutrition Class Offered in Harford County
The Harford County branch of University of Maryland Extension will be offering a short course on horse feeding and nutrition to be held at the Harford County Extension Office in Forest Hill. The class will meet three Wednesdays in January (4, 11, and 18) from 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Topics will include equine digestive anatomy and physiology, hay quality and selection, options for feeding concentrates, and ration formulation. All horse owners and enthusiasts are invited to attend. The cost of the course is $10 per person and includes all materials and refreshments. Advanced registration is required. For more information or to register, call the Harford County Extension office at 410-638-3255 or contact Sara Meagher at firstname.lastname@example.org.