University of Maryland Extension


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
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...

Toxic Plant Seminar

Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2015 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Harford County Extension Office
Do you know what plants in your pasture pose a threat to your livestock? What steps are you taking to reduce your animals’ risk of eating something toxic? Dr. Anna Snarski and Extension Educator Sara BhaduriHauck will discuss the principles of plant toxicity, identification of toxic plants, and...

Nature-based Forestry: The Pro Silva Movement in Europe

Thursday, Sep. 17, 2015 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
The next offering in the Woodland Stewardship Education Webinar series will be held on Thursday, September 17th at 12 noon. The webinar will feature University of Maryland Extension Forest Stewardship Educator Lyle Almond. His presentation, “Nature-based Forestry: The Pro Silva Movement in Europe”...

LEAD Maryland Class IX Seminar 4

Wednesday, Sep. 16, 2015 - 11:00am to Friday, Sep. 18, 2015 - 2:30pm
Kent County, MD
The LEAD Maryland Class IX Fellows will meet for their 4th seminar in series of 9 seminars, September 16-18, in Kent County, MD.

Food Safety Modernization Act-Produce & Preventive Rule Webinar

Thursday, Jul. 23, 2015 - 12:00pm
Online Webinar
The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) is the most sweeping reform of our food safety laws in more than 70 years. The purpose of the law is to ensure the U.S. food supply is safe by shifting the focus from responding to contamination to proactively preventing it. The law affects both the...


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