University of Maryland Extension

Lecture/Seminar

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...

Managing Risk for Food Businesses

Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2015 - 9:15am to 3:30pm
University of Maryland Extension - Washington County Office
University of Maryland and Penn State Extension to Offer Food Business Risk Management Class Because consumers have grown more concerned about how their food was grown and processed, every food business owner (and every farmer who is selling products directly to the public) needs to understand the...

Want to Become A Master Gardener?

Thursday, Sep. 3, 2015 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Garrett County Extension Office Meeting Room
University of Maryland Extension in Garrett County announces Master Gardener Basic Training consisting of 13 classes at the Garrett County Office located in Mt. Lake Park, MD. The course will begin September 3, 2015 and will be every Thursday afternoon (1-4 pm) through November 19th. After...

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