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2018 Maryland Crop Production Meetings Announced
Oct 23, 2017 -- University of Maryland Extension has announced dates for this year’s crop production meetings that will be conducted around the state between December and March.  The most recent research,...
FAMACHA Scoring
FAMACHA© Workshops Scheduled
Jun 19, 2017 -- Two FAMACHA© Workshops have been scheduled in Maryland. The first workshop will be held ...
Maryland Crop Production Meetings Scheduled for 2016/2017
Nov 3, 2016 -- Maryland Crop Production Meetings Planned University of Maryland Extension has announced dates for this year’s crop production meetings that will be conducted around the state between...
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...
Market Produce
Role of ag educator never ends ...
Apr 8, 2016 -- The article below was written by "The Delmarva Farmer" it is shared with permission.(April 5, 2016) On the topic of the public’s ignorance on where food comes...
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...
Winter Crop Production Meetings
Dec 2, 2015 -- Maryland Crop Production Meetings Planned University of Maryland Extension has announced dates for this year’s crop production meetings that will be conducted around the state...
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...
AGNR Terps Provide Education, Fun at Maryland State Fair
Sep 21, 2015 -- Year after year, faculty, staff, students and alumni from the University of Maryland College of Agriculture & Natural Resources (AGNR) help make the 11 days...
University of Maryland to Award Scholarships to 4-H State Fair Winners
Aug 5, 2015 -- Youth participating in 4-H competitions during the upcoming 2015 Maryland State Fair in Timonium, Md. will have an extra incentive to put on a good...
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:)...
Baltimore County Americorps/vista job opportunity
Americorps/Vista position in Baltimore County 4-H
Jun 2, 2015 -- Baltimore County 4-H in conjunction with Americorps/Vista is offering a wonderful opportunity to gain valuable job experience. Baltimore County 4-H is located on a beautiful 149 acre farm in Hunt...
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,...
Upcoming Farm Bill Workshops Announced For Maryland Producers
Oct 31, 2014 --             USDA – Farm Service Agency University of Maryland’s Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics (AREC), University of Maryland Extension (UME), Maryland Department of Agriculture...
Master Garden Fest 14
Garden Celebration at the Hereford Junior Farm Fair
Aug 12, 2014 -- University of Maryland Extension Master Gardeners at the Baltimore County Ag Center sponsored Garden Celebration with kids activities, heirloom tomato tastings, fun with herbs, worm composting...
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...
Kids growing with grains
Kids Growing with Grains
May 12, 2014 -- The University of Maryland Extension (UME) Baltimore County 4-H program joined forces with the Agriculture, Food Supplement Nutrition Education (FSNE), and Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS)...
Rain Garden Clean Up
Need a Rain Garden? There’s an App for That!
Feb 26, 2014 -- Have you ever thought about putting in a rain garden but worried the process was too complicated? Do your clients need help but don’t know where to turn? Now there’s a great solution – the...
Cierra Watkins  and Sara Caldwell interview
Look for Cierra on WBAL this Sunday
Feb 24, 2014 -- Cierra Watkins is a participant in Karen Turner’s parent group at Moravia Park ES doing FSNE Healthy Cents this year. Cierra is also a single mother of two and caretaker of her mother and three...
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...
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...
Bay-Wise Garden
Green Landscaping In Baltimore
Dec 3, 2013 -- It’s ironic that the best yard on the block may not be all that “green” because conventional landscaping can be detrimental to the environment. The good news is there is a “green landscaping...
RE Fresh curriculum
Our FSNE team kicks off the school year with ReFresh curriculum
Sep 30, 2013 -- Baltimore County's FSNE educator Lainie Morgan has started off the school year at one of her many schools, Woodmoor Elementary School with 3, 4th grade classes on Wednesday, September...
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...
Anna McGucken in Guatemala
Our Baltimore County 4-Her Goes International
Aug 29, 2013 -- This summer I had the amazing opportunity to travel to Quetzaltenango, Guatemala for eight weeks and volunteer as an agricultural sciences teacher in the local elementary schools. This trip was...
Goat Show
Baltimore County 4-H Fair [Video]
Jul 15, 2013 -- The Baltimore Sun just posted this video. http://www.baltimoresun.com/videogallery/76670403/Baltimore-...
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