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Women in Agriculture Events Announced for 2020
Nov 19, 2019 -- The MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture Program is proud to announce winter programs for 2020.  These include the Annual Conference, 5 locations of Annie’s Project and a QuickBooks Class for farm...
Maryland Beginning Farmer Success Guidebook
Sep 9, 2019 -- Beginning Farmer GuidebookThe University of Maryland Extension Beginning Farmer Success program announces the publishing of the Beginning Farmer Guidebook. The Beginning Farmer Guidebook...
Sodium in Well Water: A Maryland Health Concern
Sep 4, 2019 -- Elevated levels of sodium in well water are being reported across the state of Maryland, and for residents with high blood pressure, drinking the recommended daily amount of water could increase...
Shade loving plants
Aug 30, 2019 -- Ginny Rosenkranz from University of Maryland Extension Office shared her expertise on shade-loving plants. Ginny introduced viewers to coleus, hostas, caladium and coral bells. She also explained...
Combine harvesting wheat. Image by Lynda Bullock.
Series of Upcoming Workshops Focused on Successful Farm Transfers
Oct 14, 2018 -- College Park, MD – This winter, the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics (AREC) is partnering with the Agriculture Law Education Initiative (ALEI), the...
2018 Maryland Crop Production Meetings Announced
Oct 23, 2017 -- University of Maryland Extension has announced dates for this year’s crop production meetings that will be conducted around the state between December and March.  The most recent research,...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Maryland Make it With Wool Sewing School!
Feb 18, 2014 -- A workshop for youth and adults from beginner to experienced skill levels
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...
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