University of Maryland Extension

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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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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.

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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. 

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