University of Maryland Extension

Agriculture

General Information

The Washington County Agriculture and Natural Resources Extension Educator assists farmers and landowners by providing technical and educational information. These services are designed to offer the latest in best management practices to improve profitability, while being sensitive to the environmental impacts on the county's water and soil resources.

Agriculture programs focus on issues which include:

  • Crop Production
  • Dairy Production and Management
  • Forage Production Management
  • Pasture Management
  • Farm Management
  • Livestock Production
  • Environmental Quality

Special annual programs include the Annual Pesticide Recertification and Nutrient Management Training. Certification classes for private pesticide applicators are conducted several times a year.

For more information about the Agriculture and Natural Resources Program, please contact Jeff Semler, jsemler@umd.edu, Extension Educator, Ag & Natural Resources.

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