University of Maryland Extension programming is available to all Maryland citizens.

We have the knowledge to help you succeed through a wide variety of expert solutions. Whether it be at home, in your community or in the fields, our trained faculty and staff offer problem-solving assistance based on the research and output generated at the University of Maryland, College Park.

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4-H Youth Development

4-H is the largest youth development program in the nation with more than 6 million youth participating annually. Make your best better with clearer thinking, greater loyalty, larger service and better living. Visit the link below for a tour of Maryland 4-H program areas and a taste of our research-based experiential education programs.

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From understanding Maryland’s nutrient management plan, to farm management, to developing profitable, sustainable marketing opportunities, Extension’s agriculture program offers a comprehensive set of resources for Maryland farmers.

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Environment & Natural Resources

University of Maryland Extension is committed to protecting and preserving the surrounding environment and its treasured natural resources.  At the center of our efforts is a commitment to ensure a clean and healthy Chesapeake Bay through strategies such as better landscaping practices, storm water management, and aquaculture.

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Family & Consumer Sciences

Let University of Maryland Extension answer your everyday questions related to health, nutrition, food safety, household and family life issues, money management and much more. Our goal is help you thrive in almost any pursuit. 

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