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Cheetahs 4-H Serving the Community - Nov 15, 2017
Cheetah's 4-H club meets the first Monday of each month at 7 pm at St. Mary's UCC church which is located in Silver Run, northern Carroll County.Members of Cheetah's 4-H club donated toys and various items for their community service project, which was Operation Christmas Child. We are so thankful...
2018 Maryland Crop Production Meetings Announced - Oct 23, 2017
University of Maryland Extension has announced dates for this year’s crop production meetings that will be conducted around the state between December and March.  The most recent research, information and data will be shared at these meetings and will help make 2018 growing decisions for...
Industry Experts Speak on Poultry Water Quality, Litter Management - Oct 4, 2017
Industry experts speak on poultry water quality, litter managementby Carol Kinsley | Sep 29, 2017
Urban Ag Field Days Recap - Oct 3, 2017
Thanks to all the farmers and educators who came out to our field days in September!
2017 State Poultry Judging Contest - Sep 28, 2017
Rolling Clovers 4-H Club September Update - Sep 25, 2017
Several members of the Rolling Clovers 4-H Club and their families parked vehicles for a fundraiser at a horse show in Adamstown,Md on Sept. 10. Money from the fundraiser was given to a 4-H family who recently experienced a tragedy.From left to right holding one of the club's banners are Hannah...
2017 National 4-H Volunteer e-Forum - Sep 22, 2017
You’re invited to the 2017 National 4-H Volunteer e-Forum. Join us and get energized as you network with volunteers, county-based staff, and  state specialists from across the country!Click the flyer below for more information 2017 National 4-H Volunteer e-Formum flyer
4-H Event Results - Sep 13, 2017
2017 4-H State Fair ResultsState 4-H Fashion Revue 4-H Top Chef / Tail Gate Showdown
Rolling Clovers Reaching Out - Sep 5, 2017
On Aug. 14 members took some of their items they exhibited at the Carroll County 4-H Fair to Lorien Home, Taneytown.Standing from left to right Delaney Wellman and Kylee Passmann and kneeling in from from left to right are Justin Shaffer and Ben Schildwachter.
Rolling Clovers Reaching Out Part 2 - Sep 5, 2017
The Rolling Clovers 4-H Club members shared their project work with members of the community this summer. On June 20 members took their animals to Taneytown Library for Summer Reading KickoffFrom left to right Autumn Lippy, Colley Arbaugh, Logan Barnett and Lucas Barnett
Urban Gardening Fall Event - Aug 24, 2017
NEW! Let’s Get Growing! Saturday, October 14th Visit the Silver Spring Library, where Montgomery County Master Gardener volunteers will answer questions, offer information, give demonstrations (some with giveaways) on THREE hot urban gardening topics: Fall Cleanup and Composting, Planting for...
4-H Aerospace Workshop and Challenge - Aug 17, 2017
Twenty-three 4-Hers from five counties attended the State 4-H Aerospace Workshop on Sunday, July 16 from 2-7 pm at the Howard County Fairgrounds. Whether an experienced rocket modeler or newcomer to the project area, youth had the opportunity to expand their study of aerospace and make engineering...
Grow It Eat It 2018 Spring Open House - Aug 8, 2017
Montgomery County Master Gardeners is hosting our 2018 Spring Grow It Eat It Open House on April 28, 2018. Click here to view our event brochure from the 2017 Spring Grow It Eat It Open House. FREE with no registration for most of the event (donations welcome). *Requires preregistration. Come join...
2018 Spring Conference - Aug 8, 2017
The Montgomery County Master Gardener Spring Gardening Conference is scheduled for February 24, 2018. (Snow date is March 3, 2018).  The conference will be held at University of Maryland Extension Montgomery County Office, 18410 Muncaster Rd, Derwood, MD, at the Agricultural History Farm Park. The...
Flying Dog Brewery and University of Maryland Partner on Hops Production Initiative - Jul 19, 2017
Maryland’s largest brewery and the University of Maryland (UMD) are committed to developing the highest quality ingredients for Maryland beer. Flying Dog has engaged with UMD’s College of Agriculture and Natural Resources in a partnership that will allow them to work side-by-side on the future of...
4-H Teen Council visits Ronald McDonald House - Jul 18, 2017
The Carroll County 4-H Teen Council spent Sunday, July 9th in Baltimore for a wonderful day of fellowship and service! Members enjoyed an afternoon at the National Aquarium, splashing with the dolphins, observing the fish, and taking in the warm steamy air of the rainforest. This social experience...


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