University of Maryland Extension University of Maryland

College of Agriculture & Natural Resources

In 2014, the University of Maryland Extension, celebrates the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Smith-Lever Act, which established the Cooperative Extension Service, a unique educational partnership between the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the nation’s land-grant universities that extends research-based knowledge through a state-by-state network of extension educators.

For 100 years, the Smith-Lever Act has stimulated innovative research and vital educational programs for youth and adults through progressive information delivery systems that improved lives and shaped a nation. Join us as we celebrate 100 years of extending knowledge and changing lives.

 

University of Maryland Extension is a partnership between the U.S. Department of Agriculture, land-grant universities and local governments in each state. Faculty and staff of the University of Maryland Extension (UME) provide research-based information, educational programs and services on a variety of subjects.

Agriculture: Crop Production, Integrated Pest Management, Farm Financial Management, Soil Fertility and Nutrient Management, Master Gardener Program.

Family and Consumer Science Food Safety in the Community, Emergency Preparedness for Daycare and Assisted Living Facilities, MyPlate, Parental Programs and Healthy Home Programs.

4-H and Youth: 4-H clubs are located throughout Calvert County for youths between the ages of 8 and 18. Clover Club programs are open to all children ages 5-7.  4-H'ers learn life skills and leadership development through a variety of 4-H projects. Although a 4-H'er may take on any project, some clubs specialize in a project area.  Contact us for more information about the 4-H clubs near you or becoming a 4-H volunteer.

Horticulture: Home gardens, trees, plants, lawns, pests - provided by the UME Home & Garden Information Center.  See the Home and Garden Information Center Resource Page for publications, videos, newsletters and other information.   Home and Garden Information Center Publications

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The University of Maryland Extension programs are open to any person and will not discriminate against anyone because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, religion, ancestry, national origin, marital status, genetic information, political affiliation, and gender identity or expression.
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