Agricultural Calendar — February 7 | Agriculture

the Central Maryland Antique Tractor Club Annual Farm Toy Auction and Show is February 12 and 13 at the Brunswick Volunteer Fire Co., 1500 Volunteer Drive, Brunswick. The auction begins at 9 a.m. on February 12. The toy fair is from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on February 13. Food will be available for purchase. Admission is $3 for adults, under 12 free. To consign items, call 443-286-7843. Auction submissions will also be taken from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on February 11. For more information, contact Mike Driver at 301-829-9275, Hatton Brown 301-748-7043 or Jeremiah Herbst at 443-286-7843.

the Catoctin Soil Conservation District Board Meeting will take place at 9 a.m. on February 15 at the Burkittsville Ruritan, 500 E. Main St., Burkittsville. The meeting agenda will be posted 24 hours prior to the meeting.

the Frederick Soil Conservation District Board Meeting will take place at 1:30 p.m. on February 23 at Thurmont Grange Hall, 129D E. Main St., Thurmont. The meeting agenda will be posted 24 hours prior to the meeting.

A full day of presentations focusing on agronomy for farmers. This meeting offers private and commercial pesticides, nutrient vouchers and Certified Crop Advisor credits. February 23 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Urbana Volunteer Fire Department Activity Room. The cost is $15 and includes breakfast and lunch. Registration is done online at you can pay online by credit card. If you are unable to register online, call the office at 301-600-3576. Meeting topics include: Farm Bill Update, Bt and Insecticide Resistance Management, Agricultural Stress Management, Drone Use in Agriculture, Small Grain Disease Update , spotted lantern update, targeted cover crop, strategies to deal with high fertilizer prices.

Please follow market guidelines when visiting, including wearing face masks.

Fresh Frederick online. A project of Community FARE, a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting sustainable food projects in Frederick County. The online market is open all year round. Place your orders from Thursday 8 a.m. to Sunday 8 p.m. Pickups are 5:30-6:30 p.m. at Urbana, Downtown Frederick, Point of Rocks, and Stone Pillar Farm at 6316 Mount Phillip Road, Frederick. Sustainable and local produce, dairy, eggs, meat, baked goods and specialty items from various farmers and small businesses in the area. Email [email protected]

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