University of Maryland Extension

Howard County

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howard-county

Summer Programs

Clover Academy Program- "All About Farm Animals"-July 26-28, 2017 If you are between the ages of 5-7 (as of January 1, 2017), then Clover Program is for you. This year's theme is "All About Farm Animals." Youth will have the opportunity to learn through hands on activities and fun games about farm...

Sheep and Goat Identification Day (Tagging and Weighing)

Monday, June 5, 2017 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. GENERAL INFORMATION Packets including the cover letter will be mailed to each 4-H family by May 3rd. Registration forms need to be completed and sent to the Howard County Extension Office no later than Thursday, May 25, 2017. Please use one form...

Swine Identification Day (Tagging and Weighing)

Saturday, June 3, 2017 from 7:00 a.m until 10:00 a.m. GENERAL INFORMATION Packets including the cover letter will be mailed to each 4-H family by May 3rd. Registration forms need to be completed and sent to the Howard County Extension Office no later than Thursday, May 25, 2017. Please use one form...

Beef Field Day

Howard County 4-H Beef Field Day is scheduled for Saturday, April 29th at the Howard County Fairgrounds. It is mandatory for all junior, intermediate, and first year (Howard County) in the beef project 4-H members. Please be sure to read the materials listed at the bottom of this page inlcuding:...

Plant Disease Presentations by David Clement

Session 1: Keys to Problem Identification - https://webmeeting.umd.edu/p8tlst2eyje/ Session 2: Symptoms and Signs - https://webmeeting.umd.edu/p27r7nv4mz9/ Session 3: Basic Plant Pathology - https://webmeeting.umd.edu/p29j0mq1cwe/ Session 4: Non Pathogenic Plant Symptoms or Abiotic Problems - https...

Livestock Judging

2017 4-H Livestock Judging Information Evaluation of livestock is an exciting and thought provoking experience. The ultimate goal of livestock judging is to compare your perception of an animal against the IDEAL to evaluate a class of four animals. Howard County 4-H offers 4-H members the...

Self Certification Forms

Livestock and animal exhibits are required to complete an Exhibitor Self Certification form prior to bringing animals to exhibit. On the back of the CVI (Certificate of Veterinary Inspection) form, there is a self-certification area. If you exhibit poultry, rabbits, and/or horses, please down load...

Horse Jamboree

Description: The Maryland Horse Jamboree is an educational event with fun-filled activities and events. In addition to the State Horse Communications Contest, the Jamboree has artistic, creative, and fun contests, and a horsemanship exam, which is similar to the Hippology contest. Other activities...

Sewing Workshop

SPRING BREAK FUN WITH SEWING WORKSHOP The two-day sewing workshop for the Central Cluster (Montgomery, Howard, and Frederick Counties) will be held at the Montgomery County 4-H Office (18410 Muncaster Road, Derwood, MD 20855) on April 7 and 8 from 9 am to 1 pm. This workshop is designed for sewers...

Healthy Lifestyles Competition

The Healthy Lifestyles Competition for the Central Cluster (Montgomery, Howard, and Frederick Counties) will be held on Saturday morning, April 11 at the Montgomery County 4-H office (18410 Muncaster Road, Derwood, MD 20855). We expect to be finished before noon. Juniors, intermediates, and seniors...

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