University of Maryland Extension

Soil conservation

Pasture Walk

Tuesday, May. 15, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Baltimore County Extension Office
Join us for a hands-on walking educational program through University of Maryland's Rotational Grazing Site located on the Baltimore County Agricultural Center and Farm Park. Participants will get a chance to speak with and ask questions with University of Maryland Extension and Soil Conservation...

Garrett County Manure Injection Demonstration Days

Tuesday, Apr. 17, 2018 - 9:30am to 1:00pm
Delvin, Dale, and Wayne Mast Farm: Grantsville, MD
Rising fertilizer costs require farmers to maximize the use of “free” nutrients available in manure. Incorporating manure into the soil is an effective management strategy for keeping these valuable nutrients in the field. This program offers practical strategies for injecting manure into the soil...

Clone of Close Encounters with Agriculture - Week 3

Monday, Oct. 23, 2017 - 10:00am to Friday, Oct. 27, 2017 - 1:30pm
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...

Close Encounters with Agriculture - Week 2

Monday, Oct. 16, 2017 - 10:00am to Friday, Oct. 20, 2017 - 1:30pm
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...

Farmers: the First Environmentalists

Does the title ring true to you? Time to let people know! Farmers can showcase their environmental efforts in their Nutrient Management Plans. There are several areas of the Nutrient Management Plan cover letter that are designed for farmers to do just that. The main area is under “Best Management...
Green Book 2014: How to Apply for Woodland Harvest Permits in Maryland
The University of Maryland Extension Woodland Steward Education program announces the publication of Extension Bulletin EB-417, entitled “Green Book 2014: How to Apply for Woodland Harvest Permits in...

Soil Fertility and Conservation on the Small Farm

Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014 - 6:30pm to 8:45pm
Baltimore County Ag Center
Topics will include: assessing, maintaining and enhancing soil fertility, innovative, low-cost methods for improving soil fertility, and an overviews of conservation programs and nutrient management requirements. Interpreting soil fertility test reports will be discussed.
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