College of Agriculture & Natural Resources

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Got W-2s?

University of Maryland Extension, in partnership with the Community Action Agency of Montgomery County and the IRS, will host free income tax preparation days at the 4-H Center in College Park on February 20, March 27, and April 3, 2015. The IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program offers...

University of Maryland Extension Produces Award-winning wines

Wines produced by University of Maryland Extension experts and made from grapes grown at the university’s research and education centers proved popular during a recent national competition. Nine Extension wines were entered in the 2014 American Wine Society Amateur Wine Competition held October 28...

14 Reasons to Celebrate 2014 From the College of AGNR

2014 was another banner year for the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources at the University of Maryland! As the year comes to a close, we take a look back at just some of the many highlights from the last 12 months. Here, in no particular order, are 14 reasons for the College of AGNR to...

New Report Highlights Legal Challenges Facing Maryland’s Agricultural Community

The Maryland agricultural community is facing a diverse and complex set of legal challenges, but experts with the Agriculture Law Education Initiative (ALEI) now have a better understanding of priority problems and can begin to address them head-on. The ALEI recently published the results of a...

University of Maryland Extension Celebrates 100th Anniversary Statewide

In every Maryland county and in Baltimore City, communities came together throughout the month of October to celebrate the 100th anniversary of University of Maryland Extension and to discover how the organization is preparing for its next century of service. Each Extension office across the state...

Don’t Wash Your Chicken (or Turkey)!

As the holiday season approaches, University of Maryland Extension educator Shauna Henley wants people to think twice before washing their turkeys for Thanksgiving. “I always recommend that people shouldn’t wash their turkey, even though many instructions say to do so,” said Henley, Ph.D., who...

MomentUM Focuses on Extension at 100 Years

(This article appeared in the Summer 2014 issue of MomentUM Magazine which focused on the 100th anniversary of University of Maryland Extension. To view the magazine, click here. ) Dwight Baugher stood in the middle of his soybean field one recent morning, contemplating the coming crop. Elsewhere...

University of Maryland Extension Celebrates 100th Anniversary

For 100 years, the University of Maryland Extension (UME) has been charged with the responsibility and privilege of delivering practical, research-based information to the citizens of Maryland to help improve every aspect of their lives. The signing of the Smith-Lever Act by Congress in 1914...

Get Your Goat

At the edge of a field at the Western Maryland Research and Education Center (WMREC) in Keedysville sits a penned-in area known as the “Goat Hilton.” Fifteen goats spend most of their time in the large enclosure eating a regulated diet consisting of hay and grain. One warm evening in late July, the...

Connecting MD Farmers with Cutting Edge Technology

In order to be efficient and productive, farmers of today must constantly stay connected with the technologies of tomorrow. That’s why the 4th annual MidAtlantic Precision Ag Equipment Day brought together farmers and national experts on agricultural equipment, engineering and data collection...

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