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Aug 19, 2014

Website Dedicated to 2014 Farm Bill Information Now Available Online
            The 2014 farm bill created new commodity programs, created new crop insurance products, and streamlined many of the conservation programs.  Maryland farmers will have many questions ove
Get Your Goat
At the edge of a field at the Western Maryland Research and Education Center (WMREC) in Keedysville sits a penned-in area known as the “Goat Hilton.” Fifteen goats spend most of their time in the l

Aug 12, 2014

Master Garden Fest 14
Garden Celebration at the Hereford Junior Farm Fair
University of Maryland Extension Master Gardeners at the Baltimore County Ag Center sponsored Garden Celebration with kids activities, heirloom tomato tastings, fun with herbs, worm composting demo

Aug 8, 2014

Connecting MD Farmers with Cutting Edge Technology
In order to be efficient and productive, farmers of today must constantly stay connected with the technologies of tomorrow.

Aug 5, 2014

Agritourism, Recreational Use, and Liability Waivers
Agritourism operators and other ag producers allowing the public on their property often worry about liability if a guest is injured while on the property.

Jul 30, 2014

Two Thumbs Up for Maryland State 4-H Aerospace Challenge
Twenty seven 4-Hers from eight counties attended the State 4-H Aerospace Challenge on Sunday, July 20 from 2-7 pm at the Howard County Fairgrounds.
University of Maryland Extension Receives National Education Award for Community Health Insurance Program
The American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (AAFCS) honored a team from University of Maryland Extension (UME) with the 2014 Family Economics and Resour

Jul 29, 2014

Somerset County 4-H Golf Tournament
An exciting day of golf and activities are planned for the first annual Somerset County 4-H Golf Tournament
Military Student Internship
Share this information with our college aged 4-H youth - this could be Their Experience of a Lifetime.  The Military Extension Internship Programs is open to college students who have completed at

Jul 28, 2014

Batter up! Celebrating 100 Years of Extension
(The following article appeared in the July 28 edition of The Frederick News Post.)


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