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Nutrient Management

Impact Document For more than 10 years, the University of Maryland Extension (UME) has conducted Nutrient Management Educational Programs. In this time, Extension educators have worked to bring University research to Maryland farmers and landowners as well as to assist them in complying with State...

Pesticide Applicator Training

Impact Document For over 25 years, the University of Maryland Extension has conducted Pesticide Private Applicator Education. In this time, educators have worked to bring University information and research to farmers and landowners in Maryland as well as to assist them in complying with State of...

Poultry

Poultry production is the leading industry in Maryland accounting for $1.7 billion in total output and about 7,000 jobs. On the Delmarva Peninsula (Delaware, Maryland, and Virginia) poultry wholesale value is more than $2.8 billion annually. This accounts for approximately 70% of the total economic...

Women in Agriculture

Women in Agriculture Full Report The MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture program engages, educates and empowers women on common issues in risk management. Farming is a unique business that has strong ties to family, values and land. These strong ties lead to the need for outreach and education on risk...

Agronomy Meetings

Annual Agronomy Meetings Summary of all Years 2016 Corn, soybeans and wheat are the major agronomic crops grown in Maryland representing over 900,000 acres of cropland and valued at over $700 million (NASS 2012). In order to provide the most current education and research University of Maryland...

Vegetable Meetings

Annual Vegetable Meeting Summary Summary of All Years 2016 Vegetables and fruits grown in Maryland represent over 1,132 farms and 33,107 acres of cropland with a market value over $90 million (NASS 2012). In order to provide the most current education and research University of Maryland Extension...

Eastern Shore Agriculture Needs Assessment

Eastern Shore Needs Assessment Executive Summary Full Report Info Graphic Farmers along Maryland's Eastern Shore are passionate about promoting the importance of agriculture to legislators and the general public, have concerns about the loss of farmland in their regions due to urban encroachment...

Agriculture Needs Assessment

University of Maryland Extension (UME) is committed to providing quality education and services for members of our agricultural community. That is why in 2015 UME began a needs assessment process with the purpose of: Understanding issues concerning agriculture Identifing educational needs Focusing...

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