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Poultry Growers Electrical Farm Safety Workshop
May 26, 2016 -- POULTRY GROWERS ELECTRICAL FARM SAFETY WORKSHOP Poultry Growers Electrical Farm Safety workshop seeks to save lives...
Governor Hogan Tours Worcester County
Apr 29, 2016 -- Governor Hogan toured the lower shore counties this past week, and Worcester County Extension faculty and staff were able to meet with this delegation in a private venue at...
Worcester County 4-H Takes The Farm to School
Apr 29, 2016 -- The Worcester County UME 4-H Farm Visit was a collaboration with the Worcester County Board of Education, University of Maryland Extension (UME) 4-H, Agriculture, EFNEF and STEM educators from the...
Legal Issues in Animal Agriculture: Understanding the Recent Idaho Ag Gag Law Ruling
Sep 25, 2015 --             A recent federal court ruling in Idaho has brought the debate over so-called “ag gag” laws to a head in many areas of the country. But what does it mean for attorneys, agricultural...
Taking Biosecurity Measures to Limit Your Legal Liability for the Spread of Avian Influenza
Sep 18, 2015 -- By:Paul Goeringer, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics and AgLaw Education Initiative,Dr. Jon Moyle, University of Maryland Extension, andAshley...
Manure as a Solid Waste and Clean Air Issues in Animal Agriculture Webinar
Jul 9, 2015 -- 2015 has seen interesting development in legal issues related to livestock production.  In January 2015, a federal district judge ruled that manure (stored or applied to a field) could become a...
Avian Influenza: What You Need to Know, Not Fear
May 18, 2015 -- College Park, Md. – As the current outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) continues to sweep across states from the Pacific Northwest to the Midwest regions of the country, the...
DPI Recognizes Its Best at Annual Banquet
Apr 20, 2015 -- Hundreds of people supportive of the Delmarva Peninsula’s chicken community gathered in Salisbury, Maryland this evening for the Delmarva Poultry Industry Booster Banquet, the 1,800-...
Worcester County UME Receives Commendation
Oct 7, 2014 -- Congratulations to the UME Worcester County team for receiving a commendation on October 7, 2014 from the county commissioners office on 100 years of providing outreach to provide nutrient...
Worcester County UME team at 2014 Open House
Worcester County Extension Celebrates 100 Year Anniversary
Sep 9, 2014 -- On Saturday, August 2nd the University of Maryland Extension office of Worcester County invited the Eastern Shore community to an Open House in celebration of the 100 Year Anniversary...
24th Annual Children's Farm Tour
24th Annual Children's Farm Tour
May 16, 2014 -- Maryland agriculture is vital to the long-term health of the state's economy, environment and quality of life. Maryland farm land also provides a wide variety of fresh, nutritious food that is...
2014 Farming: Pencil to Plow Class Graduates
Apr 14, 2014 -- On April 10, 2014, the University of Maryland Extension held the graduation ceremony for Farming: Pencil to Plow for 9 aspiring farmers who completed the 8 week Agricultural Entrepreneurship...
MEA Announces the 2014 Kathleen A. P. Mathias Agriculture Energy Efficiency Grant Program
Feb 11, 2014 -- Media Contact: Devan Willemsen Office: (410) 260-7539 Martin O’Malley GovernorAbigail Ross Hopper Director ...
MDA News: Sate Veterinarian Offers Tips for Backyard Flock Owners Attending Poultry Events
Oct 4, 2013 -- MDA NEWS:   State Veterinarian Offers Tips for Backyard Flock Owners Attending Poultry...
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