Programs are periodically offered by the MDA and NRCS to assist producers with financing, operations, and other items. Check here for deadlines and more information, or look at the main websites for either office.
Registration is now open for the University of Maryland Extension's beginning farmer course. More information can be found of the course website.
TRegistration This will be a 10 week course, meeting every Thursday evening from 7 to 8:30 pm from February 2nd through April 6th. The format for these meetings will be a combination of in person and virtual environment. Topics will include marketing, financial planning, soil health, licenses, permits, and certifications, food safety, integrated pest management, acquiring land and zoning, and specialty crops.
Registration for this course is $65.00