University of Maryland Extension

Prince George's County

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Master Gardeners

Benefits of Being a Master Gardener Learn ecologically sound gardening practices Be involved with programs that help the environment Develop leadership skills Opportunities for continuing education and advanced Level II training Access to University resources (people and publications) Recognition...

Prince George's County Beautification Awards Application

Do you have a Beautiful yard/garden? Do people compliment you on your yard/garden? Do you know someone with a beautiful yard? The Prince George's County Beautification Committee awards gardeners who help to beautified their neighborhood with a beautiful yard. This is a FREE program of the County...

4-H Summer Camps

4-H Summer Camps at Patuxent River 4-H Center Youth will have the an opportunity to attend three different weeks of summer camp, both a Day and Resident. They will learn camp songs, participate in several leadership, environmental science and healthy living camp activities. built camp fires, hiked...

Education & Training

There are a variety of education and training opporunties in our region! Be sure to subscribe to UMD Extension's Urban Ag Newsletter . Institute of Applied Agriculture The Institute of Applied Agriculture (IAA) is a 60-credit, two-year academic certificate program in the College of Agriculture and...

Cultivation & Land-use Practices

More information coming soon! ...but in the meantime... For assistance with soil testing , please contact our Master Gardener Coordinator, Esther Mitchell , at 301.868.8781 or estherm@umd.edu . If you are in need of developing a nutrient management plan , please contact our Nutrient Management...

Legislation & Regulations

Prince George's County Urban Farms Are Open for Business! CB-25-2016 , was passed to allow urban farms to locate in residential zones in Prince George's County and bring locally grown produce directly to where residents live, pray, and play. Many thanks to Council Members Mary Lehman, Dannielle...

Business Planning & Marketing

It's important for any business to have a game plan and your urban farm enterprise is no different. Many questions need to be answered in the areas of production, regulatory, business and marketing topics. The Starting a Farm Enterprise in Maryland: Checklist contains a listing of resources as you...

How Do I Get Started?

Looking for resources to get your urban farm enterprise started in Prince George's County? After you have identified land, one of your first steps is to contact the Prince George's Soil Conservation District and become a Cooperator . They will assist you with an urban farm management plan...

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