Washington County

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Classes & Events

Click HERE for a list of upcoming Master Gardener Demo Garden Workshops and the printed registration form. Cost for workshops are usually $10 per class, payment must accompany registration. Register by mail or in person at least 1 week prior to class. Click HERE for a complete list of all Master...

Washington County 4-H

What is 4-H? 4-H is a youth development program that provides a supportive setting for all youth to mature into competent, caring, and responsible adults through the learning of beneficial cognitive and life skills. Who may belong to 4-H? All boys and girls who are at least 8 years of age by...

Expanded Food & Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP)

Adults: The Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) for adults is designed to help limited income families acquire skills necessary to maintain nutritionally sound diets. You can learn about nutrition individually or in small groups each month for 12 months when enrolled in this...

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Ag Marketing Resources

Washington County Agricultural Marketing University of Maryland Agricultural Marketing

Phosphorus Management

Phosphorus Management on a Maryland Dairy Farm Nutrient management is not a policy unique to Maryland or the Chesapeake Bay Watershed. It is a national policy dealing with all of our water resources. Even if there was no Water Quality Improvement Act of 1998 or Nutrient Management Law in Maryland,...

Nutrient Removal

Cover Crop Nutrient Removal 2001-2002 COVER CROP NUTRIENT REMOVAL COMPARING CEREAL RYE, ANNUAL RYEGRASS AND ITALIAN RYEGRASS University of Maryland Western Maryland Research & Education Center INTRODUCTION Cereal rye has been the cover crop of choice in the mid-Atlantic region for decades due...

Grazing vs. Confinement

Grazing vs. Confinement Intensive Grazing versus Conventional Confinement on Small Dairy Farms in Maryland Development pressures on land values and environmental constraints are making it increasingly difficult to produce milk economically in Maryland. Expanding the farm or replacing depreciated...

Grass Variety Trials

Perennial Grass Variety Trials PERENNIAL GRASS VARIETY TRIALS Western Maryland Research and Education Center University of Maryland Cool season perennial grasses have provided the foundation of forage production systems in Maryland and other states in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast since these...

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