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Caring For A Fresh Cut Christmas Tree
Dec 19, 2016 -- There's nothing better than the smell of a fresh cut Christmas tree in the home for the holiday season.  Having a fresh cut tree takes some maintenance to ensure it lasts...
New Problem in the Garden: Garlic Viruses
Aug 10, 2016 -- In the past, I have talked about several different problems with garlic, be it mites, nematodes, fungal or bacterial diseases. However, this year I am seeing something different that I will just...
Catface in tomato
Catfacing Problems in Tomato Fruit
Aug 10, 2016 -- There have been some reports from growers of several sets of tomato fruit with catfacing or that are deformed (Fig 1). Catfacing results in fruit with deep indentations in the blossom end or fruit...
Twilight Tour & Tasting: Everything Sheep & Goat!
May 26, 2016 -- University of Maryland Extension will host a Twilight Tour & Tasting on Friday, July 8, 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., at the Washington County Agricultural Education Center in Boonsboro, with tours to the...
Poultry Growers Electrical Farm Safety Workshop
May 26, 2016 -- POULTRY GROWERS ELECTRICAL FARM SAFETY WORKSHOP Poultry Growers Electrical Farm Safety workshop seeks to save lives...
Governor Hogan Tours Worcester County
Apr 29, 2016 -- Governor Hogan toured the lower shore counties this past week, and Worcester County Extension faculty and staff were able to meet with this delegation in a private venue at...
Eastern Shore Agriculture Needs Assessment
Feb 25, 2016 -- University of Maryland Extension Focuses on Eastern Shore Agricultural Industry Farmers along Maryland's Eastern Shore are passionate about promoting the importance of agriculture to...
4-H Making a Difference in Pocomoke City
Nov 2, 2015 -- Worcester UME would like to give a shout out to our 4-H Program Assistant Kelly Carroll-Richardson for truly making a difference on National Make a Difference Day, Saturday, October 24, 2015....
Welcome Kathy Decker to Worcester UME
Oct 28, 2015 -- Welcome KATHY DECKER to Worcester County UME! Kathy is the new Administrative Assistant II for the Worcester County Extension Office in Snow Hill, MD. Kathy was raised in Salisbury and...
Taking Biosecurity Measures to Limit Your Legal Liability for the Spread of Avian Influenza
Sep 18, 2015 -- By:Paul Goeringer, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics and AgLaw Education Initiative,Dr. Jon Moyle, University of Maryland Extension, andAshley...
University of Maryland to Award Scholarships to 4-H State Fair Winners
Aug 5, 2015 -- Youth participating in 4-H competitions during the upcoming 2015 Maryland State Fair in Timonium, Md. will have an extra incentive to put on a good...
Delmarva Gardens: Harvesting Honey with Master Beekeeper
Jun 16, 2015 -- Catch the BUZZ video about harvesting honey this summer. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=...
Extension Hosts 25th Annual Lower Shore Farm Tour
May 20, 2015 -- (The following article was written by Lauren Holloway from WBOC TV) MARDELA SPRINGS, Md.- University of Maryland Extension-Lower Shore held their 25th annual Lower Shore Wicomico...
Avian Influenza: What You Need to Know, Not Fear
May 18, 2015 -- College Park, Md. – As the current outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) continues to sweep across states from the Pacific Northwest to the Midwest regions of the country, the...
DPI Recognizes Its Best at Annual Banquet
Apr 20, 2015 -- Hundreds of people supportive of the Delmarva Peninsula’s chicken community gathered in Salisbury, Maryland this evening for the Delmarva Poultry Industry Booster Banquet, the 1,800-...
Farming: Pencil to Plow
Apr 16, 2015 -- On March 30, 2015, the University of Maryland Extension held a graduation ceremony for 14 aspiring farmers who completed the 8 week nationally recognized agricultural entrepreneurship training...
Junior Sheep & Goat Skillathon
2015 Junior Sheep & Goat Skillathon
Apr 13, 2015 -- The 2015 Junior Sheep & Goat Skillathon will be held Sunday, May 3, at the Maryland Sheep & Wool Festival. The Festival is always held the first...
Goat Test at WMREC
Nominate Meat Goat Bucks to Pasture Test
Mar 27, 2015 -- The nomination period for the Western Maryland Pasture-Based Meat Goat Performance Test is April 15 through June 1. Any goat producer may nominate up to five male goats, of any breed or breed...
Cover - 2016 Mid-Atlantic Commercial Vegetable Production Recommendations
2016 Mid-Atlantic Commercial Vegetable Production Recommendations
Feb 23, 2015 -- The 2016 Mid-Atlantic Commercial Vegetable Production Recommendations has just been released. Please note these recommendations are written for commercial producers and are not intended for use by...
Dr. Lindsay Lane (one of speakers)
First-ever Maryland Small Ruminant Expo
Jan 6, 2015 -- The first-ever Maryland Small Ruminant Expo will be held Saturday, February 28, 2015, at the Frederick County 4-H Camp & Activities Center in Frederick, Maryland. The all-day event will...
Webinar Short Course: Pasture Management for Small Ruminant Producers.
Dec 18, 2014 -- The University of Maryland Small Ruminant Extension Program will host a winter webinar series on consecutive Wednesday evenings in February and March 2015. The focus of the webinar series is...
4-H Health Rocks Youth Ambassador Program and Summit
Nov 12, 2014 -- Youth truly know better, 66% of Wicomico County 12th graders report that their parents discourage underage drinking, however 52% of them also consumed hard liquor in the past 30 days....
Home and Garden Information Center to end 800 Phone Service
Nov 12, 2014 -- Keeping up with changes in clientele needs and teaching tools is a hallmark of Extension work. UME facul-ty and staff face this challenge everyday—How do we prior-itize client needs and UME...
Upcoming Farm Bill Workshops Announced For Maryland Producers
Oct 31, 2014 --             USDA – Farm Service Agency University of Maryland’s Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics (AREC), University of Maryland Extension (UME), Maryland Department of Agriculture...
24th Annual Children's Farm Tour
24th Annual Children's Farm Tour
May 16, 2014 -- Maryland agriculture is vital to the long-term health of the state's economy, environment and quality of life. Maryland farm land also provides a wide variety of fresh, nutritious food that is...
2014 Farming: Pencil to Plow Class Graduates
Apr 14, 2014 -- On April 10, 2014, the University of Maryland Extension held the graduation ceremony for Farming: Pencil to Plow for 9 aspiring farmers who completed the 8 week Agricultural Entrepreneurship...
Rain Garden Clean Up
Need a Rain Garden? There’s an App for That!
Feb 26, 2014 -- Have you ever thought about putting in a rain garden but worried the process was too complicated? Do your clients need help but don’t know where to turn? Now there’s a great solution – the...
Maryland Make it With Wool Sewing School!
Feb 18, 2014 -- A workshop for youth and adults from beginner to experienced skill levels
MEA Announces the 2014 Kathleen A. P. Mathias Agriculture Energy Efficiency Grant Program
Feb 11, 2014 -- Media Contact: Devan Willemsen Office: (410) 260-7539 Martin O’Malley GovernorAbigail Ross Hopper Director ...
Front cover 2015 Commercial Vegetable Production Recommendations for Maryland
2014 Commercial Vegetable Production Recommendations for Maryland
Jan 22, 2014 -- The Maryland Commercial Vegetable Production Recommendations for 2015, has just been released. This guide replaces all previous editions. Please note these recommendations are written for...
New Leadership for University of Maryland Extension
Jan 16, 2014 -- The College of Agriculture and Natural Resources at the University of Maryland is pleased to announce Dr. Stephen Wright as the new Associate Dean/Associate Director of University of Maryland...
MDA News: Sate Veterinarian Offers Tips for Backyard Flock Owners Attending Poultry Events
Oct 4, 2013 -- MDA NEWS:   State Veterinarian Offers Tips for Backyard Flock Owners Attending Poultry...
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