University of Maryland Extension

Fruits and Vegetables

University of Maryland Extension has announced dates for this year’s crop production meetings that will be conducted around the state between December and March. The most recent research, information...

Don't cook your crops! High tunnel heat management

High tunnel with sides rolled up for passive ventilation
It’s that time of year again. You’re out in the fields, busy, excited, maybe a little overwhelmed, getting your annual crops into the ground. The day started off cold and misty, but it cleared up just before noon and you got in a long, hot day of work planting transplants. Triumphant, you come back...

Southern Maryland Vegetable and Fruit Meeting

Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017 - 8:00am to 4:00pm
A-Maze-N-Place Banquet Hall; Clements, MD
2017 Southern maryland Vegetable and Fruit Meeting Location: A-Maze-N-Place Banquet Hall located at 22880 Buds Creek Road, Clements, MD 20624 Register by calling the St. Mary's County Extension office at 301-475-4484. Click here for more information

Eastern Shore Vegetable and Fruit Meeting

Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017 - 8:00am to 4:00pm
Cambridge, MD
Maryland Crop Production Meetings Planned University of Maryland Extension has announced dates for this year’s crop production meetings that will be conducted around the state between December and March. The most recent research, information and data will be shared at these meetings and will help...

Why so little yellow shoulders in tomatoes this year?

Typical yellow shoulders problem in tomatoes
Normally at this time of year, I’d be writing about how bad yellow shoulders and other fruit ripening problems are in Maryland tomatoes. But this has been a strange season with May weather in March and March weather in May, which caused a great deal of catfacing problems this year. However, except...

Food for Profit Workshop

Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Eastern Shore Hospital Center, Cambridge, MD.
Have you ever been told that your favorite homemade bread, or salsa, is “good enough to sell?” Do you have additional fruit or vegetables from your farm or home garden that you would like to make into a commercial product? Food for Profit is a one-day workshop designed to help you work through the...

ReFresh Curriculum (EC-01-2012)

The ReFresh curriculum was developed by the University of Maryland Extension, Food Supplement Nutrition Education Program (FSNE) for implementation in 4th and 5th grade classrooms. This curriculum focuses on encouraging students to consume more fruits, vegetables, and whole grains and being more...
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