University of Maryland Extension

Lecture/Seminar

4-H On-line Volunteer Orientation

Monday, Jan. 25, 2016 - 6:30pm
Online - Adobe Connect
Please mark your calendars for the 2014-2015 New UME 4-H Volunteer Orientations. These educational opportunities are provided monthly and are designed as a baseline training for those wishing to become official 4-H University of Maryland Extension Volunteers. This training provides an overview on:...

Advances in Improving Fresh Produce Safety with Highlights to New Federal Regulations (FSMA)

Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2015 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Wye Research and Education Center, Queenstown, MD
In this lecture, we will focus on the overview and specific provisions of FSMA as it applies to fresh produce safety and discuss advances in fresh produce safety research

Lambing & Kidding School

Saturday, Dec. 5, 2015 - 8:30am to 3:45pm
North Harford High School
The 2015 (Maryland) Lambing & Kidding School, to be held Saturday, December 5 at North Harford High School in Pylesville, Maryland, is now open for registration. The biennial school will feature separate, concurrent educational tracks for adults and youth (8-18). The main speaker for the adult...

“Spotting” the Genes for Color in the Horse

Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
webinar
A lifelong horse woman, Dr. Samantha Brooks was diverted from vet school by a budding passion for equine research. Following a Bachelor of Science degree in Agricultural Biotechnology, Dr. Brooks remained at the University of Kentucky to study at the Gluck Equine Research Center. While there she...

Understand drug resistance and how to deal with it: These ain't your father's parasites!

Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
webinar
Dr. Kaplan is a Professor in the Department of Infectious Diseases in the College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Georgia. Dr. Kaplan received his bachelor’s degree from Virginia Tech and his DVM from Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine. He worked as a clinical...

Strategies to Optimize Equine Hay Use

Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
webinar
Dr. Krishona Martinson holds a BS, MS and PhD in Agronomy. Since 2008, Krishona has been the Equine Extension Specialist in the Department of Animal Science at the University of Minnesota. Krishona leads the University of Minnesota Extension Horse Program and has secured over $1 million for her...

4-H Youth Science Day

Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2015 - 6:30pm
Baltimore County UM Extension Office
This year National 4-H Science Day will take place in Baltimore County on October 7, 2105 at 6:30 pm at 1114 Shawan Rd. Cockeysville, MD 21030. Please call to register for the event at 410-887-8090. The theme is "Motion Commotion" We love to see you there.

Legal Issues in Animal Agriculture: Understanding the Recent Idaho Ag Gag Law Ruling

Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Online Event
A recent federal court ruling in Idaho has brought the debate over so-called “ag gag” laws to a head in many areas of the country. But what does it mean for attorneys, agricultural service professionals, educators and producers? On November 5th at 1 pm EST, the Agricultural Law Education Initiative...

Webinar: Engaging Residents in Restoration

Thursday, Sep. 24, 2015 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Webinar
Hear from two experts in the field on how best to conduct neighborhood/community assessments and engage residents in identifying and managing stormwater problems, get an update on current efforts to create a credentialing program for landscape professionals in the Bay watershed so that residents...

First Time Home Buyers Seminar

Tuesday, Sep. 15, 2015 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
University of Maryland Extension Office - Caroline County
Join Dr. Melissa Welsh, Family and Consumer Sciences Educator, from the University of Maryland Extension Office and guest speakers from the housing industry to explore: USDA Rural Housing Loan Services Credit Reports Credit Scores Home Finacing Title Searches/Title Insurance Mortgage Applications...

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