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University of Maryland Extension Offers Urban Farmer Field School - Jul 23, 2018
BALTIMORE, MD — University of Maryland Extension will host five farmer field school workshops to help urban farmers develop their agricultural enterprises for success. Held at farms across Prince George's County and Baltimore City, each Urban Farmer Field School in the series will cover a different...
Position Announcement - State Master Gardener Coordinator - Jul 18, 2018
The University of Maryland Extension is seeking a Coordinator for the State Master Gardener Program.Exempt, regular, full-time position.Location: Home & Garden Information Center, 12005 Homewood Road, Ellicott City, MD 21042Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in relevant field required (e.g.,...
Position Announcement - Extension Educator, FCS - Jun 25, 2018
Currently seeking a Family and Consumer Sciences Educator with the University of Maryland Extension - serving Calvert County. Full-time, 12-month. tenure-track faculty position.Master's degree required, Ph.D. preferred. For more information, and to apply on-line, visit - https://ejobs.umd.edu/(...
Teabow Farms, Inc. to Host Breakfast on the Farm Alongside University Of Maryland Extension - May 23, 2018
The public is invited to learn about the importance of local agriculture and the journey of food from the farm to the table at the University of Maryland Extension (UME) and Department of Animal and Avian Sciences' first-ever Breakfast on the Farm event, hosted by Teabow Farms at 9 a.m. on June 30...
The Rising Tidewater - May 16, 2018
Landscape Architecture Magazine featured the Chesapeake Bay Landscape Professionals Certification Program and Wetlands Watch in its December 2017 issue. Read about it here:/sites/extension.umd.edu/files/_docs/programs/watershed/files/LAM Dec 2017.pdfArticle is shared with permission. Brett Anderson...
University Receives Grant to Support Maryland Farmers with Farm Transition Planning - May 15, 2018
College Park, MD – USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture and the Northeast Risk Management Education Center recently awarded a grant of over $42,000 to University of Maryland College Park’s Department of Agriculture and Natural Resources to fund estate and transition planning resources...
Ribbon Cutting At Harford County Extension Office - May 14, 2018
Harford County Executive Barry Glassman welcomed area officials on Saturday, May 5 for a ceremonial ribbon-cutting at Harford County’s new Agricultural Center located at 3525 Conowingo Road in Street.
Tier Group Assignment and Implementation - Apr 25, 2018
The 2015 update to Maryland’s Agricultural Nutrient Management regulations  introduced a multi‐year process for farmers with high phosphorus soils to transition  from the Phosphorus Site Index to the Phosphorus Management tool. This was done  by sorting operations into “tier groups.” This document...
Progressive Clovers Achievement Program - Apr 25, 2018
The Progressive Clovers 4-H Club held their Achievement program on April 9th. We recognized the following members for doing unit completions:
4-H Agent Associate Positions - Apr 25, 2018
These positions are full-time 12-month term appointments. The Agent Associate – 4-H Youth Development is responsible for planning, implementing, and evaluating specific components of the Carroll County 4-H program which targets the needs and interests of a diverse target audience of youth ages 5-18...
Dr Virginia Brown - Apr 23, 2018
Congratulations to Dr. Virginia Brown, FCS Educator in Carroll County.  She was asked to be part of a Capital Hill Briefing on the importance of health insurance literacy education.
Carrollton 4-H Club Readies for Rocket Launch - Apr 16, 2018
On Saturday, April 14th, seven members of the Carrollton 4-H Club met for a Rocket Workshop. The workshop, led by senior member Nick Jones, was designed to teach younger members how to build a rocket for the fair and what to expect on launch day. Each participant built an Estes "Wizard" model...
Carrollton 4-H Club Welcomes Spring - Apr 16, 2018
Members of Carrollton 4-H Club always look forward to the April club meeting. Not only were members excited about the meeting being held in a huge old wooden barn but it also signified the end of winter and the start of new animal projects. The family of Avery Dull graciously hosted the meeting on...
Twilight Tour & Tasting – June 13 - Apr 9, 2018
University of Maryland Extension will host its 4th Twilight Tour & Tasting, June 13, 4 to 8 p.m., at the Washington County Agriculture Education Center and Western Maryland Research & Education Center.The event is open to the public. Participants will have the opportunity to sample lamb and...
Deer Park and Together We Own It - Mar 23, 2018
Top Row (L to R): Ryan Schooley, Rebecca Guldan, Olivia Wareham, Ava Thomas, Layla Kaplan, Max Kurth-Ford, Makenna Steele, Mackenzi Green, Faith Mohr, Celee Montgomery, Anna Laur, Gwyn Montgomery, Elena Castonguay, Violet Bowman, Addison Ruth, Claire Newman, Virginia Burns, Payton Steele, Katie...
Proceedings available on a Flash Drive - Mar 1, 2018
Proceedings from the Delmarva Small Ruminant Conference All Worms All Day are now available on a flash drive. The conference was held December 9, 2017, at Delaware State University. Speakers were members of the American Consortium for Small Ruminant Parasite Control (ACSRPC). All topics pertained...
2018 Grow It Eat It Spring Open House - Feb 27, 2018
Grow It Eat It Spring Open HouseSaturday, April 28th, 2018 · 12pm-4pm (with some programs starting earlier)
Junior Sheep & Goat Skillathon - Feb 22, 2018
The Junior Sheep & Goat Skillathon will be held Sunday, May 6 at the Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival. The Festival is always held the first full weekend in May. It is held at the Howard County Fairgrounds in West Friendship, Maryland. Parking is free, but there is a small fee to attend the...

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