University of Maryland Extension


Maryland Beef Producer's Short-Course

Friday, Jan. 19, 2018 (All day) to Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018 (All day)
Western MD Research & Education Center
This short-course (two, half-day classes) is designed to provide producers educational information and hands-on training in several areas of beef produciton. Whether your just thinking of starting your own beef production operation or have been in the industry for years, this short-course will have...

Close Encounters with Agriculture 2015

Monday, Oct. 12, 2015 - 9:45am to Friday, Oct. 30, 2015 - 2:00pm
Montgomery County Extension Office
Close Encounters with Agriculture is an award winning program offered each year to Montgomery County fourth grade students. Since 1993, over 60,000 students have participated in this hands-on educational program designed to teach students about modern agriculture, maintaining a healthy environment...

Fall Beef Weigh In

Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014 - 8:00am to 3:00pm
Garrett County Fairgrounds
Members planning to sell a steer at the 2015 Garrett County Fair must bring their steer to the fall weigh-in event. We will only be having one weigh-in day. Date: Saturday, November 1st from 8:00 am until 3:00 pm Location: Garrett County Fairgrounds In case of bad weather, cancellation...

High Beef Prices

Meat Case
Ag Marketing - News Update Retail beef prices are at a 20 year high. I have been asked why? Why is beef so high? The reasons: Less beef in the US due to drought/weather. We are exporting more beef and increasing imports of more lower quality beef to be made into ground beef. The drought from 2...

Frederick County Beef, Sheep, and Swine Club Meeting

Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Frederick County 4-H Camp & Activities Center
Regular meeting of the Frederick County Beef, Sheep and Swine 4-H Club. If you are a member that is unable to attend, please contact Brennan Kolega by email -
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