University of Maryland

College of Agriculture & Natural Resources

College of Agriculture & Natural Resources (AGNR) Open House

Chicks hatched at the AGNR Open House
When: 
Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014 - 10:00am to 3:00pm
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Where: 
Central MD Research & Education Center, Clarksville Facility
Address: 
CMREC - Clarksville Facility
4240 Folly Quarter Road
Ellicott City, MD 21042
United States
Description/Notes: 

Fall is a busy time, but we hope you will mark your calendars and make time to attend the University of Maryland, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (AGNR) Open House. The 2014 event will be held on Saturday, October 11, from 10:00 am. to 3:00 p.m., at the Central Maryland Research and Education Center, Clarksville Facility at 4240 Folly Quarter Road, Ellicott City, in Howard County, Maryland.  It's FREE and open to the public.

We're closer than you think!  AGNR has top notch academic programs in addition to research and Extension components. 

University of Maryland Extension has an office in each county and Baltimore City, as well as specialists located at several of the Research and Education Centers strategically located across the state. We provide educational programs and practical solutions right in your community!

Come to our Open House at the farm and learn how our Academic, Research, and Extension programs benefit you. See the horses, cows, calves, and turtles . . . participate in birdwatching . . .see the beautiful butterflies . . .watch chicks hatch out of their eggs . . . check out the backyard poultry . . . take a hay wagon farm tour . . . visit the educational and interactive displays and exhibits on everything from nutrition to rural enterprise development. . . participate in the numerous hands-on activities . . . purchase some food from one of the student organization food tents . . . talk with an AGNR representative . . . and get your plant questions answered by a Master Gardener

Through the passport and scavenger hunt, young and school age children get to learn in a fun way. Those with completed passports and scavenger hunts get to choose from some cool prizes!

There is something for everyone to see and do at the AGNR Open House! We will see you at the farm - rain or shine!

Click HERE to send your request to be added to our e-mail list!

For more information, contact Carol Hill; 301-596-9330

Cost: 
FREE !
Contact: 
Carol Hill
Contact Email: 
carolann@umd.edu
Contact Phone: 
301-596-9330
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