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Learn more about livestock suited to urban production

Article by Neith Little, UMD Extension Agent, Urban Agriculture, Baltimore City Dec 4, 2018 Photo by Edwin Remsberg, © University of Maryland--AGNR Image Library. The types of livestock raised in urban areas are constrained by both space and local regulations. Some municipalities allow the keeping...

Lambing & Kidding School

Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Howard County Fairgrounds in West Friendship, Maryland.
Lambing & Kidding School – January 19, 2019 University of Maryland Extension will hold a Lambing & Kidding School on Saturday, January 19, 2019, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Howard County Fairgrounds in West Friendship, Maryland. The school will feature concurrent programs for adults and youth...

Touch-A-Tractor Event at The University of Maryland Eastern Shore

Saturday, May. 12, 2018 - 10:00am to 1:00pm
UMES On-Campus Farm
The Touch-A-Tractor Event will be held on Saturday, May 12th from 10 am- 1 pm at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore On-Campus Farm. Touch-A-Tractor at UMES is a FREE Family Event! This event provides an opportunity for youth to see and touch tractors, trucks, and other farm equipment. Learn...
Get Your Flash Drive - All Worms All Day Proceedings
Proceedings from the Delmarva Small Ruminant Conference All Worms All Day are now available on a flash drive. The conference was held December 9, 2017, at Delaware State University. Speakers were...

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...

Be Smart . . . Drench Smart - Small Ruminant Integrated Parasite Management

Saturday, Apr. 12, 2014 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Food Science and Technology Building, University of Maryland Eastern Shore
During the all day workshop, participants will learn about gastrointestinal parasites that badger small ruminants (sheep and goats), anthelmintic resistance and practices to mitigate or manage parasite burdens. The 3 hour morning session will serve as the introduction for the afternoon hands-on...

Be Smart . . . Drench Smart - Small Ruminant Integrated Parasite Management

Saturday, Mar. 15, 2014 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Central Maryland Research and Education Center
During the all day workshop, participants will learn about gastrointestinal parasites that badger small ruminants (sheep and goats), anthelmintic resistance and practices to mitigate or manage parasite burdens. The 3 hour morning session will serve as the introduction for the afternoon hands-on...

Slowing Dewormer Resistance

Dewormer resistance is inevitable, but the rate at which it develops is not. It is a well-known fact that gastro-intestinal parasites (worms) have developed resistance to all of the currently available dewormers (anthelmintics) [1,2,8]. Resistance means that an anthelmintic treatment is not...
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