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UME Helps Celebrate Food Day at Farmer's Market

Representatives from University of Maryland Extension (UME) came out to the Farmer’s Market at Maryland Wednesday to help promote Food Day and inform shoppers about the many services and programs offered through UME. Christie Balch, UME Program Coordinator for the Center for Educational Partnership...

Has Hens, Will Travel

It sounds like an odd job: traveling around the state with three hens and a collapsible chicken coop in the back of your pick-up truck. But for Dale Johnson, a farm management specialist with University of Maryland Extension (UME), it provides the perfect opportunity to promote a very simple...

Maryland 4-Hers Featured in National Youth Science Competition

4-H youth all over the state of Maryland broke a mental sweat while putting their stamp on the fifth annual National Youth Science Day by participating in various events designed to highlight the importance of 4-H science programming across the country. For instance, several Maryland 4-H clubs,...

Prime Pumpkin Picking Season

October is the prime time to go prancing through the pumpkin patch but according to experts with the University of Maryland College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (AGNR), there are a few things to consider before selecting one of the festive fruits. Mike Newell, horticulture crops program...

Thousands Flock for Fun on the Farm

Where can you take a hayride, watch a chick hatch, feel inside a cow’s stomach, get gardening questions answered, pet a snake, pick a pumpkin, eat delicious food and get nutritious recipes all in one place and for FREE?? At the University of Maryland College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (...

AGNR at the Farmers' Market at Maryland

To help highlight Food Safety Education month, two groups from the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (AGNR) took time out to share important information with shoppers at the Farmers' Market at Maryland. Representatives from the Joint Institute for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (...

Market to Mealtime

When a group of small children is crowded around a table at the farmers’ market clamoring for a free sample, one assumes it must be freshly-baked pie, ice cream or, at the very least, some type of sweet fruit they’re tempted to taste. But kale wraps ? Indeed, children and adults alike were lined up...

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