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Caring for your Christmas Tree

Whether you buy a Christmas tree at the store, or cut one down yourself, keeping it healthy in your home during the holidays requires maintenance. "You're going to cut about an inch off the stump, and you're going to immediately put it into hot water, about 100-degree water," says Frank Gouin,...

AGNR at Bioscience Day

Think the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (AGNR) doesn’t include bioscience? Think again! The College of AGNR was well represented at Bioscience Research & Technology Review Day – an annual event featuring research talks, presentations, mini-symposia and demonstrations by...

Spreading the 4-H Philosophy to Serbia

Talking about the benefits of and principles behind the 4-H program is something Kendra Wells and Nia Imani Fields could likely do in their sleep. Wells is a retired 4-H Youth Development specialist for University of Maryland Extension (UME) and Fields is a current 4-H educator in Baltimore County...

Extension Network Pays Off in Sandy’s Wake

Sometimes it truly is all about who you know. Luckily for the town of Crisfield, one University of Maryland Extension (UME) educator knew the right person to call at just the right time. Located on the Tangier Sound, an arm of the Chesapeake Bay, the small town of Crisfield in Somerset County is...

A Good Growing Idea

If inspiring others to utter the phrase “ Now why didn’t I think of that?” elevates a simple idea to the level of great invention, then recent University of Maryland graduates John-Randall Gorby and Philip-Michael Weiner are definitely on to something. The two friends and entrepreneurs have...

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...

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