Women in Agri­cul­ture Sup­per

Cecil Whig - - ACCENT -

Call­ing all women in agri­cul­ture.

The Depart­ment of Agri­cul­ture has re­ported that the num­ber of women in­volved in agri­cul­ture has grown in re­cent years. The Univer­sity of Mary­land Ex­ten­sion’s Women in Agri­cul­ture Pro­gram is ded­i­cated to pro­vid­ing knowl­edge and re­sources to these women in­volved in agri­cul­ture.

Univer­sity of Mary­land Ce­cil County Ex­ten­sion Of­fice is host­ing the sec­ond of two Women in Agri­cul­ture sup­pers on Thurs­day. The event will be­gin with a hot meal, fol­lowed by pre­sen­ta­tions on agri­cul­tural law is­sues and start­ing a busi­ness. The sup­per will start at 6 p.m. and fin­ish around 9 p.m.

The sup­per will be held at the Ce­cil County Ad­min­is­tra­tion Build­ing, 200 Ch­e­sa­peake Blvd. in Elk­ton. The cost is $10 per per­son, which will go to­ward cost re­cov­ery for food and ma­te­ri­als. Pre-reg­is­tra­tion and pre-pay- ment is re­quired.

For more in­for­ma­tion, call the Ce­cil County Ex­ten­sion Of­fice at 410-996-5280 or visit https://ex­ten­sion.umd. edu/ ce­cil- county/ agri­cul­ture/women-agri­cul­ture.

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