University of Maryland Extension

Harford County

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harford-county

Environment & Natural Resources

Linking Agriculture, Natural Resources, and the Environment Farming’s impacts on natural resources and the environment are getting more and more attention these days—nowhere more so than here in Maryland, where the Chesapeake Bay is so important for commercial, recreational, and symbolic purposes...

Health & Wellness

Maintaining a healthy lifestyle is a challenge in our busy world. The University of Maryland Extension offers community outreach programs that help youth, individuals, and families make informed decisions about their health, housing and overall well-being. Click here to view the Harford County...

Food & Nutrition

Food plays an important role in our lives. It provides sustenance, pleasure and has a significant impact on our health and wellbeing. Through nutrition, health and fitness programs, Extension educators enable Maryland families, individuals and employees to make healthier choices for themselves and...

Programs Offered

Pesticide Certification Training Those wishing to buy and use restricted use pesticides must hold a valid pesticide applicator certification with the Maryland Deprtament of Agriculture (MDA). We conduct local pesticide training each February, March, and October to assist producers in obtaining and...

Frequently Asked Questions

Farm Land Leasing and Custom Work What is the current average rental rate for farm land in Harford County? The most accurate and reliable information we have on farm land rental rates comes from the National Agricultural Statistics Service of the United States Department of Agriculture: Harford...

"Ag Notes" Newsletter

Ag Notes is Harford County Extension's agricultural newsletter, published at the beginning of each month. Subscribers may receive Ag Notes via snail mail or e-mail free of charge. To subscribe, simply contact our office. Past issues of the newsletter are available here. 2013 January 2013 February...

Water & Chesapeake Bay

Improving water quality through stormwater management and watershed restoration techniques, Watershed Restoration Specialists work with local and state governments, watershed organizations, and community groups in Maryland to build partnerships, identify funding sources, and advise/assist in the...

Home Gardening

Welcome to the Harford County Master Gardeners web page! We assist county residents with home gardening and landscaping through several approaches. Classes and workshops are presented on a variety of gardening and lawn care issues such as growing vegetables , canning and composting and fertilizing...

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