University of Maryland Extension

July 2015

On July 23, 2015, the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) issued federal order that placed all of Maryland to the list of regulated areas for Emerald Ash Borer (EAB). This summer, the...
June is dairy month was celebrated at the meeting of the Rolling Clovers 4- H Club with a program by Autumn Lippy, Maryland Dairy Princess. The meeting was held June 1 at the farm of Ryan Hevner. The...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Julie Oberg, 410-841-5888 Vanessa Orlando, 410-841-5889 State Agriculture Department Prohibits Poultry Exhibits at Fairs & Shows; Poultry Entering State Must be...
The June meeting of the Fine Feathered Friends 4-H club was held on Monday, June 22, 2015 at the Carroll County Extension office. Noah Lawrence gave an update on Children’s Day and there is a...
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has recently approved the Maryland Department of Agriculture's request for a specific exemption under section 18 of FIFRA. This exemption allows the use of...
Late blight on tomato was confirmed on 7 July in Maryland on tomatoes grown at Beltsville. The strain of Phytophthora infestans that was present is lineage US23. This lineage is pathogenic on both...
There have been many growers that have voiced their concerns of wild goose populations being residents in ponds on the farm with biosecurity efforts being tighten due AI concerns. Please see below on...
Talbot County Agricultural Extension Educator Shannon Dill and Eddie Boyle, President of the Talbot County Farm Bureau, were glad to help showcase the importance of agriculture on the Eastern Shore...
For children in military families, a seemingly simple question – “Where are you from?” – can sometimes be the most difficult to answer. “It’s hard because you feel like you have to be really specific...
The Clover Buddies 4-H Club met on Wednesday, July 1. They held a woodworking workshop at The Home Depot where club members made Home Depot Trucks and a Wizard of Oz birdhouse or flower pot holder...

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