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A training workshop in FSMA produce safety and preventive control rules
Oct 12, 2016 -- Who should attend? Farmers, growers and food processors who -Need to comply with FSMA produce safety rule, preventive controls rule or both. E.g.: growers who grow...
New Problem in the Garden: Garlic Viruses
Aug 10, 2016 -- In the past, I have talked about several different problems with garlic, be it mites, nematodes, fungal or bacterial diseases. However, this year I am seeing something different that I will just...
Catface in tomato
Catfacing Problems in Tomato Fruit
Aug 10, 2016 -- There have been some reports from growers of several sets of tomato fruit with catfacing or that are deformed (Fig 1). Catfacing results in fruit with deep indentations in the blossom end or fruit...
Dr. Shauna Henley teaching a Grow it Eat it Preserve it Class for the Univeristy of MD Extension
Reflecting on 2015 and Food Preservation
Dec 15, 2015 -- This was an exciting first year for Dr. Henley and her food preservation workshops. She taught 27 food preservation workshops, spanning from April to October. Hosting counties included Baltimore...
Meet Dean Beyrouty
Nov 6, 2015 -- Dr. Craig Beyrouty officially started on November 1st as Dean of the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources at the University of Maryland. In this role, he will also serve as...
Cultivating Interest in the Art of Canning
Aug 4, 2015 -- (The folllwing article appeared in the Winter 2015 issue of Momentum magazine: By Debra Spurrier Marylanders are getting back to the basics, turning an old tradition into a new way...
Farming in the City
Jul 8, 2015 -- (The following article is from the Winter 2015 issue of MomentUM magazine:)...
MomentUM Shauna Henley
The latest MomentUM features one of our own Dr. Shauna Henley
May 29, 2015 -- On page 17 of issue number 1 in MomentUM features our Family and Consumer Science educator Dr. Shauna Henley and her work in teaching food preservation in Baltimore and Harford Counties as well as...
Earth Day 2.0 is about more than benefits of recycling
Apr 20, 2015 -- As Earth Day approaches there are many ways that we can be involved. Krisztian Varsa, Watershed Restoration Specialist, Baltimore, Carroll, and Harford Counties, shares his insights with the...
Cover - 2016 Mid-Atlantic Commercial Vegetable Production Recommendations
2016 Mid-Atlantic Commercial Vegetable Production Recommendations
Feb 23, 2015 -- The 2016 Mid-Atlantic Commercial Vegetable Production Recommendations has just been released. Please note these recommendations are written for commercial producers and are not intended for use by...
2014/15 STEM VISTA - UMD Baltimore County Extension 4H Job Announcement
Dec 17, 2014 -- Baltimore County 4-H has a great opportunity for the right person. Please follow the link below for more information on how you can become a part of a really great team. ...
Shauna making apple butter
Bringing Food Preservation to Baltimore County
Nov 14, 2014 -- The University of Maryland Extension (UME) Baltimore County office recently held its first Grow it Eat it Preserve it class in years. New Family and Consumer Sciences educator, Dr. Shauna Henley,...
Do You Wash Your Chicken?
Do You Wash Your Chicken?
Jun 30, 2014 -- Do You Wash Your Chicken? Baltimore Co. FCS educator’s Graduate Research Goes Global, Follow Her on Twitter @FoodSmartUME FCS educator,...
Anna McGucken
Welcome to our New Horticulture FEA for Baltimore County!
Jun 19, 2014 -- Howdy everyone! My name is Anna McGucken and I am the new Horticulture FEA for Baltimore County. Throughout my whole life, I have been connected to University of Maryland Extension...
Maryland Make it With Wool Sewing School!
Feb 18, 2014 -- A workshop for youth and adults from beginner to experienced skill levels
Scott Martin Images of Shauna Henley
University of Maryland Extension, Baltimore County welcomes a new addition this winter.
Jan 23, 2014 -- University of Maryland Extension, Baltimore County welcomed a new addition this winter. Shauna Henley is the new FCS educator, working in the disciplines of nutrition, physical activity, and food...
Front cover 2015 Commercial Vegetable Production Recommendations for Maryland
2014 Commercial Vegetable Production Recommendations for Maryland
Jan 22, 2014 -- The Maryland Commercial Vegetable Production Recommendations for 2015, has just been released. This guide replaces all previous editions. Please note these recommendations are written for...
Baltimore City Food For Profit Workshop
Jan 16, 2014 -- University of Maryland Extension’s Food for Profit workshop takes you step by step through the information necessary to start and run a small food product business.  Although...
New Leadership for University of Maryland Extension
Jan 16, 2014 -- The College of Agriculture and Natural Resources at the University of Maryland is pleased to announce Dr. Stephen Wright as the new Associate Dean/Associate Director of University of Maryland...
Baltimore City Extension Celebrates 67 Years of Service!
Sep 10, 2013 -- The University of Maryland Extension–Baltimore City (UME–BC) is celebrating 67 years of providing service and education to the Baltimore City community. Please join us on Tuesday, September 17...
master Gardeners
Recruitment begins for 2014 Master Gardener class in Baltimore County.
Sep 9, 2013 -- Is it that time of year again? No, it’s not! Right about now, the Training & Development Committee would be putting “the final touches” on preparations for the upcoming training class. However...
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