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UME Family & Consumer Sciences Virtual Education
Apr 27, 2020 -- Since the establishment of Extension services in 1914, agents have provided science-based education in Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS). The knowledge and advice FCS agents deliver to their...
Extension Innovation in Times of COVID
Apr 20, 2020 -- Food shortages and social distancing in grocery stores have caused agriculture and local food sources to be at the forefront of the public’s mind. For over 100 years, Extension has...
Participants learning about issues facing the farm economy at a recent workshop.  Image by Edwin Remsberg
University of Maryland to Host Workshops Geared Towards the 2018 Farm Bill
Jan 1, 2020 -- College Park, MD – This winter, the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics (AREC) is partnering with the University of Maryland Extension and USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) to host a...
On National Rural Health Day, University of Maryland Extension Reports a High-Impact Year Related to Farm Stress Management Education
Nov 19, 2019 -- In early 2018, national reports from USDA, private industry and farm organizations began talking about another “farm crisis.” USDA Economic Research Service forecasted a decrease in farm...
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University of Maryland Extension Awarded $1M to Combat the Opioid Epidemic
Oct 7, 2019 -- According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, Maryland ranks in the top five in the nation for opioid...
Resources for Farmers and their Families
New Farm Stress Management online resources available
Sep 14, 2018 -- The University of Maryland Extension (UME) announces the release of a new suite of online resources devoted to assisting farm families in dealing with stress management through difficult economic...
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