"Agriculture and Natural Resources" . . . "4-H Youth Development" . . . "Family and Consumer Sciences" . . . "Master Gardener Program"., These terms reflect the programs of the University of Maryland Extension available to you in many different areas of interest - crop and animal production, fruit and vegetables, family resources, business and home management, water quality, food, nutrition and health, 4-H youth development, fair and livestock shows, gardening and horticulture - you name it! Your Howard County office of the University of Maryland Extension is supported by funding from the Howard County Government, the University of Maryland, and the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). . . a three way partnership that has worked in Howard County for over 80 years, reaching out to assist thousands of Howard County citizens. We're here to continue the objective of "Educating People to Help Themselves". You are always welcome, so please stop by. Our office is open Monday thru Friday from 8:00 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.