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The Purpose and Promise for Maryland 4-H
Maryland 4-H reaffirms its commitment to investing in the power of young people, no matter their location, race, ethnicity, gender, or individual identity. To learn more about our 4-H program leader's purpose and promise for the future of Maryland 4-H, please read more.
Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Respect
UME has published its commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and respect as key principles in its operational structure, communications, and outreach to meet the needs of the statewide population.
University of Maryland Extension Mobilizes to Help Bridge the Digital Divide
To help satisfy the demand for future web access, UME has received $6M as part of a $300M statewide package to develop and adapt curriculum, train, and support an increase in digital literacy, access, and navigation.
Explore UME's Impact
University of Maryland Extension (UME) reaches all parts of Maryland with an office in every county and Baltimore City. Find out what your land-grant university has accomplished and offers across all four major programming areas, including 4-H and Youth Education, Agriculture and Food Systems, Family and Consumer Sciences, and Environment and Natural Resources.
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From A to Z: Explore All of Your Interests
We apply research-based practical education to improve the lives of American families, and to enhance agriculture, business, and industry. Our areas of expertise include but are not limited to agricultural production and nutrient management, water quality, natural resources, food safety, nutrition and healthy lifestyles, youth development, volunteer development, urban development, and community engagement.View All Resources
Access UME Publications
UME offers a robust list of formal, peer-reviewed publications which cover a broad spectrum of topics for both consumer and industry professionals. Publications consist of faculty generated articles that much like academic papers. If you're looking for an article that takes a more scientific approach, or are an educator at another institution looking for peer-to-peer information, please visit our publications page.
Featured PublicationHealth Insurance Claim Problem? How to Navigate the Health Insurance Claims Process (FS-1181)
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University of Maryland Faculty Member Recognized for Service and Research in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Howard County Extension and Community Ecosystem Institute Receive Prestigious AGNR Cornerstone Award
Producers and Industry Professionals Invited to Maryland Dairy Day
A Push Towards Connectivity in Maryland