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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...
Attention all fruit growers! What is the sampling date on your last tissue and soil analyses? Are they more than three years old? Do you have reason to question the results of your last analysis?...
The Harford County Agricultural Marketing Cooperative, Inc. is proud to announce the 2013 Emerging Technology Grant. This grant program focuses on utilizing technology to improve agricultural...
The Maryland Department of Agriculture (MDA) will offer the empty plastic pesticide container recycling program again in 2013 with two drop-off locations in Harford County: The Mill of Black Horse ,...
Members of the Allegany County Mountain View 4-H Club recently spent an evening at Tractor Supply to promote the 4-H Clover campaign. They assisted with the sale of paper clovers and provided a hands...
Allegany County Master Gardeners recently hosted their 1st annual Open House and Plant Sale on May 4th, 2013. Master Gardener Volunteers hosted the event at their Demonstration Garden which is housed...

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