University of Maryland Extension

Frederick County

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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...

Home Gardening

The Frederick County Extension Home Horticulture department has one educator, Susan Trice, who also serves as the Master Gardener Coordinator. She is responsible for and oversees all Master Gardener activities. Please see the Master Gardener section for more details about this program. Horticulture...

Agriculture and Dairy Science

Frederick County's rich agricultural industry relies heavily on the latest techniques and methods in production, marketing, and management. University of Maryland Extension Frederick County relays the latest information from the lab to farmers. If you want to join our mailing list to receive...


Dairy farming is the leading agricultural industry in Frederick County. During 2011, our 103 dairy farms were home to 14,500 cows that produced 266 million pounds of milk. That is equivalent to about 6.2 glasses of milk per Frederick County resident every day. That may sound like a lot of milk, but...

Food & Nutrition

Searching for objective, reliable and credible answers to your food and nutrition questions? Are you looking for ways to save money and live a healthier, happier life? Look no further. The Family and Consumer Sciences Program of the University of Maryland Extension is here to help! We offer health...

Paddock Pals

Club Type: Community Club Community Location: New Market Club Leader: Amanda Rhinehart Phone Number: 240-674-4835 E-Mail Address: Meeting Location: New Market Grange 14 South Alley, New Market, MD 21774 Meeting Time: Third Tuesday of the month at 7:00 p.m. View Larger Map

Myersville Mountaineers

Club Type: Community Club Community Location: Myersville Club Leader: Barbara Parsley Phone Number: 301-293-1324 E-Mail Address : Meeting Location: Myersville St. Paul's Lutheran Church 400 Main St; Myersville, MD Meeting Time: First Monday of the month from 7:00-8:30 p.m.

Jr. Dairy Club

Specialty Club: Emphasis on Dairy project activities. Club Leader: Marissa Little Phone Number: Email Address: Meetings: Activities at various locations throughout the year


Educators & 4-H Friends, Welcome to the Clover Adventures Youth Development program. Clover Adventures is an early childhood education program designed to foster growth and development of youth between the ages of 5 and 8 years. The Clover Adventures program is organized into 12 lessons to be...


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