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Industry Experts Speak on Poultry Water Quality, Litter Management
Oct 4, 2017 -- Industry experts speak on poultry water quality, litter...
FAMACHA Scoring
FAMACHA© Workshops Scheduled
Jun 19, 2017 -- Two FAMACHA© Workshops have been scheduled in Maryland. The first workshop will be held ...
Golf and Stem Expo
May 17, 2017 -- Join us for...
State 4-H Communication Contest - Results
May 1, 2017 -- State 4-H Communication Contest - Results of State Event @...
Consider applying as a youth worker at the Maryland State Fair!
May 1, 2017 -- Calling all Maryland 4-H youth ages 14-18 years old! Consider applying as a youth worker at the Maryland State Fair. The building will be opened from 10am...
Growing With Grains - Food From Our Farms
Apr 20, 2017 -- Many children today do not have the opportunity to be involved with growing food for their family. With the Growing with Grains – Food from our Farms program, kindergarten students at Willards...
Citizen Science Ambassador
Jan 18, 2017 -- Are you age 13-18 and love citizen science? We invite you to be a leader in spreading the word about citizen science and how it can empower youth to help change the world....
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...
2017 4-H Youth in Action Awards: Application Open!
Aug 31, 2016 --  National 4-H Council is now accepting applications for the 2017 4-H Youth in Action Awards to be presented at the eighth annual Legacy Awards in Washington, D.C. on ...
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...
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...
Worcester County 4-H Takes The Farm to School
Apr 29, 2016 -- The Worcester County UME 4-H Farm Visit was a collaboration with the Worcester County Board of Education, University of Maryland Extension (UME) 4-H, Agriculture, EFNEF and STEM educators from the...
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...
Winter Crop Production Meetings
Dec 2, 2015 -- Maryland Crop Production Meetings Planned University of Maryland Extension has announced dates for this year’s crop production meetings that will be conducted around the state...
New Worcester County 4-H Club Explores Robotics
Nov 19, 2015 -- New Worcester County 4-H Club Explores Robotics A new 4-H club has fledged in the...
Meet Dean Beyrouty
Nov 6, 2015 -- Dr. Craig Beyrouty officially started on November 1st as Dean of the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources at the University of Maryland. In this role, he will also serve as...
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...
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...
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...
Maryland 4-H Day at Camden Yards
Mar 23, 2015 -- Come watch the Baltimore Orioles take on the Cleveland Indians on Sunday, June 28th while also supporting Maryland 4-H! Five dollars of every ticket sold will benefit Maryland 4-H. This night is...
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...
NO BULL Challenge
Dec 8, 2014 -- I am pleased to reconnect with updates on NO BULL Challenge and to welcome 4-H students’ participation in our 2015 video contest which is now in full swing and runs through February 27, 2015....
Maryland Risk Management Blog
Nov 18, 2014 -- Life Before Right To Farm Laws: What Was That Like?...
University of Maryland Extension Receives Grant to Support 4-H National Mentoring Program
Nov 10, 2014 -- COLLEGE PARK, Md. -- Senator Barbara Mikulski announced today that National 4-H Council has awarded $184,400 to University of Maryland Extension in support of the 4-H National Mentoring Program....
Help Us Promote the Health "H" by Becoming a Healthy Living Ambassador!
Nov 3, 2014 -- The Maryland 4-H Healthy Living Program is holding two Healthy Living Summits in January to recruit and train Healthy Living Ambassadors. We are asking clubs to designate two 4-Hers to come to one...
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...
Worcester County UME Receives Commendation
Oct 7, 2014 -- Congratulations to the UME Worcester County team for receiving a commendation on October 7, 2014 from the county commissioners office on 100 years of providing outreach to provide nutrient...
Worcester County UME team at 2014 Open House
Worcester County Extension Celebrates 100 Year Anniversary
Sep 9, 2014 -- On Saturday, August 2nd the University of Maryland Extension office of Worcester County invited the Eastern Shore community to an Open House in celebration of the 100 Year Anniversary...
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...
Maryland 4-H Day at Camden Yards
Mar 11, 2014 -- Make Plans to Attend Maryland 4-H Day at Camden Yards- Sunday June 29, 2014. Baltimore Orioles vs. Tampa Bay Rays 1:35pm start. $5 of each ticket sold is donated back to the Maryland 4...
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 ...
National Youth Preparedness Council
Jan 28, 2014 -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is seeking applicants for its Youth Preparedness Council.The Youth Preparedness Council is a unique...
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...
2013 Worcester County 4-H Recordbook Award Recipients
Worcester County 4-H Ice Cream Social Awards Program
Jan 16, 2014 -- On Sunday January 12th, 2014 at 2pm Worcester County 4-H held their annual Achievment program.  It took place...
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...
FEMA Seeks Applicants for Youth Preparedness Council
Apr 1, 2013 -- FEMA Seeks Applicants for Youth Preparedness CouncilThe U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is seeking nominations for participants in the...
Worcester County Extension New Office
Worcester County Extension Office Moves
Dec 11, 2012 -- Worcester County Extension Office is moving to a new, more roomy office!
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