University of Maryland Extension

April 2013

2013 Annie's Project Graduates
There is a new group of Annie’s Project graduates across Maryland and Delaware. 39 farmwomen attended Annie’s Project, which focuses on the many aspects of farm management and is designed to empower...
At the recent MAAFS Meeting an updated Food Preservation overview was given. On April 20th the UME Food Preservation Action Team will provide training for Food Preservation judges as the MAAFS Judges...
On November 12, 2012, the Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce and University of Maryland Extension held the graduation ceremony for the first Farming: Pencil to Plow graduates. Eleven aspiring farmers...
Building a hoop-house
On Saturday, March 23, over 60 gardeners from Prince George's County came to the University of Maryland's Center for Educational Partnership for the 2 nd Annual Growing Community Gardens event...
On March 8th Thomas Johnson Middle School celebrated "National School Breakfast Week" with Prince George's County Public Schools' Department of Food & Nutrition Services and invited guests. "...
The Maryland 4-H Foundation was able to present twenty-six academic scholarships to well deserving students attending an accredited university, college, or post high school vocational program in the...
The arrival of spring brings many things to our world—warmth and light, new growth, and this year, a new website for the University of Maryland Extension! The redesigned Extension website features a...
Members of the University of Maryland Extension (UME) Grow It Eat It team are heading to Washington, D.C. for the 135 th annual White House Easter Egg Roll on Monday, April 1! This is the second year...
Woman holding flower pots
Gardening Questions? Montgomery County Master Gardeners answer gardening questions at 13 locations around the County during the gardening season. Bring your full and intact plant and insect samples,...
Purple Loosestrife
Maryland has many alien and invasive species and more are coming each year. Alien and invasive species are plants, insects and diseases which have been introduced into the State from other parts of...

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