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The NFL PLAY 60 Invention Contest is a national contest for kids ages 6-13 to use their imagination and develop new ways to stay active and healthy. The contest encourages kids to create a fun idea...
Foliar diseases have made this a difficult spring for shade and ornamental trees in the Central Maryland area, with some trees getting beaten up more than others. Anthracnose has been the main...
Senior 4-H members from across the state submitted their Portfolios, participated in interviews and wrote an essay to compete for our Maryland 4-H Leadership Trips. CONGRATULATIONS to all of our 4-...
A grant through National 4-h Council has presented an opportunity for 60 Maryland 4-H teens and volunteer leaders. Are YOU interested?? We are looking for 4-Hers who are willing to participate in a...
The on-line entry site for the 2013 Maryland State Fair is open for exhibitors at the Maryland State Fair website at: http://www.marylandstatefair.com/ . Please remind all exhibitors that the on-line...
University of Maryland Extension (UME) specialist Mike Raupp’s expertise on insects is typically in high demand but the emergence of the 17-year cicadas in the northeast have made him a popular...
Just to send a friendly reminder: Don't forget to remind your 4-H clubs to close out treasurer's books, ending June 30. This treasurer's book will only report half of the year, January 1, 2013...
A new 4-H Enviro-Action lesson for this month is about Insects. This lesson, like the others in this series, is taken from the 4-H Nature Programming Quick Guide. The lessons combine simple...
A State 4-H Aerospace Challenge will take place again this summer for our 4-H aerospace enthusiasts! It will be held on Sunday, July 21 from 2-6 pm at the Howard County Fairgrounds in the 4-H...
Bad Plant, Good Plant
One of the most common definitions of a weed is "any plant growing where you don’t want it." This definition covers most situations, but did you know that sometimes the plants you love and...

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