University of Maryland Extension

Frederick County

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Health & Wellness

Catherine "Carrie" Sorenson, Family & Consumer Sciences Extension Educator Carrie will focus on Healthy Living, Healthy Environments, and Financial Literacy. Carrie currently lives in Hagerstown, MD. She received her Bachelor of Science in Sport and Exercise Psychology from West Virginia...


University of Maryland Extension financial management programs teach people the skills they need to manage their money wisely, reduce debt, manage and improve credit, prevent identity theft, and plan for the future. Information is provided both for the youth and adults. To find out more information...

MG News Articles

Garden Articles written for the Horticultural Column of the Frederick News-Post. Please check back as they are updated as articles are submitted, thank you! FAVORITE CHILD, 3-18 ADVENTURE AWAITS, 2-18 FOR THOSE WHO ARE LOOKING..., 1-18 FORGET THE TO-DO- LIST, 11-17 GOOD INTENTIONS-A CAUTIONARY TALE...

Ag Upcoming Programs

Beginning Farmer 101 Course March 8, 15, 22, and 29 -- 6:30pm - 8:30pm UME Frederick County Office, 330 Montevue Lane, Frederick, MD Topics include setting goals, picking an enterprise, soil fertility, integrated pest management, business planning, and risk management. Cost $10, registration...

News Articles

The following News Articles were submitted to the Frederick-News Post on the dates listed, not necessarily the date that the articles were printed. "Go Further With Food" By Preparing Meals In Advance, 3-14-18 Go Nuts For Nuts, 2-28-18 Heartfelt Habits To Lower Your Blood Pressure, 2-14-18 I Think...




Dairy Newsletter Winter 2016

Dairy Upcoming Programs

Farmer Training & Certification - "Learn to Write Your Own Nutrient Management Plan." Click title for details, cost, registration, etc. January 16 & 30 -- UM Wye Research & Education Center, daytime February 5 & 19 -- UME Frederick County Office, daytime February 6 - March 6 -- UME...

Nutrient Management

In 1989, the Maryland Department of Agriculture and the Cooperative Extension Service developed the Nutrient Management program. The purpose of the program is to reduce nutrient loadings, chiefly nitrogen and phosphorus, that pose a threat to the Chesapeake Bay. The efforts are aimed at educating...


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