University of Maryland Extension

Class/Workshop

Livestock Judging Practice

Thursday, May. 9, 2013 (All day)
Agricultural History Farm Park Activities Center
If you are interested in learning what the judges are looking for at the fair, learning how to describe animals and how to pick out the best ones that will win, judging is for you. You don’t have to have any of these animals to be involved, just a desire to learn about animals. We focus on sheep,...

Harford County Tagging & Weighing

Monday, May. 6, 2013 - 5:00pm to Tuesday, May. 7, 2013 - 7:00pm
Equestrian Center
Market sheep, swine & goats must be weighed and tagged in order to show at the Harford County Farm Fair & Maryland State Fair.

AGsploration Teacher Training

Monday, Jun. 17, 2013 (All day)
Washington County Extension Office
The University of Maryland Extension AGsploration team will be hosting a series of teacher in-services during the 2012-2013 school year. Teachers and other youth educators are invited to attend these one-day seminars to receive training, curriculum, and teaching materials in order to implement the...

AGsploration Teacher Training

Monday, May. 6, 2013 (All day)
TBD
The University of Maryland Extension AGsploration team will be hosting a series of teacher in-services during the 2012-2013 school year. Teachers and other youth educators are invited to attend these one-day seminars to receive training, curriculum, and teaching materials in order to implement the...

2013 Strawberry Twilight Meeting

Wednesday, May. 29, 2013 - 6:00pm
Wye Research and Education Center
University of Maryland and USDA specialists will discuss current insect and disease conditions and present field trial results for strawberries. For additional information, see attached flyer below.

Hunter Safety Certification Camp

Saturday, Sep. 7, 2013 - 8:30am to Sunday, Sep. 8, 2013 - 4:30pm
Western Maryland 4-H Center
This 2-day event offers all the needed instruction and testing for hunter safety certification. In addition, you can enjoy a fun over-night camping experience including canoeing, wildlife identification, and campfire.The Hunter Safety Certification Camp is an educational activity of the Maryland...

Planning for the Invasion: Control Measures for Emerald Ash Borer

Tuesday, May. 7, 2013 - 9:00am to 3:00pm
Robinson Nature Center
The Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) has been confirmed in nine Maryland counties, and continues to expand its range, killing ash trees wherever it goes. Each dead ash tree on public property represents a liability for its managers and a loss of services to its community. Ash trees are a valuable component...

Maryland Camp Staff Training

Saturday, Jun. 8, 2013 - 8:30am
May 18th - Carroll County Extension Office, June 8th - Kinder Park Farm
This year the Maryland 4-H Camp Action team is pleased to present two staff training workshops across the state of Maryland. Each session will be identical in content, so staff members from the same camping program may attend different sessions but receive similar information. Tentative Agenda: 8:...

Open House: Water-Wise is Bay-Wise

Saturday, Jun. 8, 2013 - 9:00am
UME Carroll County
A presentation and demonstration on water conservation. Sarah’s three dimensional demonstration model visually illustrates water conservation techniques. See the advantages of rain gardens and permeable pavement vs. hard surfaces. 9:00 - Noon: Outdoor activities for the general public include:...

Water in Your Landscape

Tuesday, May. 28, 2013 - 7:00pm
UME Carroll County
Water! What you need to know about water conservation & water quality to improve your landscape. Learn simple techniques to effectively manage water. A brief overview of the hydrologic (water) cycle will give insight into how water pollution in our yards occurs, how it affects our streams...

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