University of Maryland Extension

Carroll County

Food Safety Meeting

Tuesday, Mar. 8, 2016 - 8:00am to Friday, Mar. 11, 2016 - 5:00pm
Western Maryland Research and Education Center- Keedysville, MD
Food Safety Meetings University of Maryland Extension will conduct food safety workshops around the state in February and March of 2017. The FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), is said to be the most sweeping reform of our food safety laws in more than 70 years. The workshop will provide...

Food Safety Meeting

Monday, Feb. 8, 2016 - 8:00am to Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016 - 5:00pm
Baltimore County Extension Office, Cockeysville, MD
Food Safety Meetings University of Maryland Extension will conduct food safety workshops around the state in February and March of 2017. The FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), is said to be the most sweeping reform of our food safety laws in more than 70 years. The workshop will provide...

Termite Identification

Yikes! Are those termites? This is the alarmed reaction any homeowner might have when seeing small black flying insects swarming in the house. However, those critters might be flying ants instead of termites. How do you tell? Look for the following characteristics: ANTS: TERMITES: Elbowed antennae...

Open House: Water-Wise is Bay-Wise

Saturday, Jun. 8, 2013 - 9:00am
UME Carroll County
A presentation and demonstration on water conservation. Sarah’s three dimensional demonstration model visually illustrates water conservation techniques. See the advantages of rain gardens and permeable pavement vs. hard surfaces. 9:00 - Noon: Outdoor activities for the general public include:...

Water in Your Landscape

Tuesday, May. 28, 2013 - 7:00pm
UME Carroll County
Water! What you need to know about water conservation & water quality to improve your landscape. Learn simple techniques to effectively manage water. A brief overview of the hydrologic (water) cycle will give insight into how water pollution in our yards occurs, how it affects our streams...

Wildlife Habitat for the Homeowner

Tuesday, May. 7, 2013 - 7:00pm
UME Carroll County
Learn how to provide wildlife’s four basic needs while creating a landscape that requires less mowing, fertilizing, and pesticides. Help our native critters, the Chesapeake Bay……and your wallet!

Taneytown Library Turf Talk

Tuesday, May. 14, 2013 - 6:30pm
Taneytown Library
Keeping Your Lawn Healthy and Good Looking? Are you tired of having the ugliest lawn in the neighborhood or shelling out the big bucks to have someone else take care of it? Looking to get the edge on an already good lawn? Have you tried too many 4, 5 and 6 “step” lawn programs that give poor or...

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