University of Maryland Extension


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...
Fleece Judging
The Junior Sheep & Goat Skillathon will be held Sunday, May 6 at the Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival. The Festival is always held the first full weekend in May. It is held at the Howard County...

Junior Sheep & Goat Skillathon

Sunday, May. 6, 2018 - 9:00am
Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival
The Junior Sheep & Goat Skillathon will be held Sunday, May 6 at the Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival. The Festival is always held the first full weekend in May. It is held at the Howard County Fairgrounds in West Friendship, Maryland. Parking is free, but there is a small fee to attend the...

All Worms All Day

Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017 - 9:15am to 3:30pm
Delaware State University
All Worms All Day All Worms All Day is the theme of the 2017 Delmarva Small Ruminant Conference to be held Saturday, December 9, 9:15 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., at Delaware State University in Dover, Delaware. The all-day program will focus 100% on gastro-intestinal parasites, the primary health problem of...

FAMACHA Workshop & Certification

Tuesday, Jul. 19, 2016 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Durst Farm
FAMACHA is a diagnostic tool to help farmers identify parasite infection in small ruminants, such as sheep and goats. The tool is a chart that matches eyelid color to anemia levels, an indicator of parasite infection and the presence of stomach worms. This type of diagnosis allows farmers to target...

Lambing & Kidding School

Saturday, Dec. 5, 2015 - 8:30am to 3:45pm
North Harford High School
The 2015 (Maryland) Lambing & Kidding School, to be held Saturday, December 5 at North Harford High School in Pylesville, Maryland, is now open for registration. The biennial school will feature separate, concurrent educational tracks for adults and youth (8-18). The main speaker for the adult...

Toxic Plant Seminar

Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2015 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Harford County Extension Office
Do you know what plants in your pasture pose a threat to your livestock? What steps are you taking to reduce your animals’ risk of eating something toxic? Dr. Anna Snarski and Extension Educator Sara BhaduriHauck will discuss the principles of plant toxicity, identification of toxic plants, and...

Maryland Small Ruminant Expo

Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015 - 9:00am to 4:15pm
Frederick County MD 4-H Camp & Activities Center
The all-day event will feature separate educational programs for adults and youth. The adult program will be divided into four educational tracks: 1) Forage/pasture; 2) marketing; 3) production and health, and 4) alternative enterprises (dairy, fiber, and vegetation control). Two tracks will be...

FAMACHA© Workshop

Saturday, Jul. 19, 2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
University of Maryland Extension - Montgomery County
There will be an Integrated Parasite Management (IPM/FAMACHA©) Workshop on Saturday, July 19, 2014, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m, at the Montgomery County Extension Office in Derwood, Maryland. The 4-hour workshop will include 2 hours of lecture and discussion and 2 hours of hands-on activity: FAMACHA©...


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