Montgomery County

We welcome you to explore our programs to learn more about how we work to build strong community partnerships throughout the County.

Come, grow with us!


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    4-H Youth Development

    Head, Heart, Hands, and Health

  • Master Gardener logo

    Master Gardener

    Home Yard & Gardening

    Ask a Master Gardener Plant Clinic, Bay-Wise, Composting, Grow It Eat It, Native Plants, Pollinators

  • Agriculture and Food Systems logo

    Agriculture & Food Systems

    Farmers, Ag businesses, Turf, Nursery & Landscape Professionals 

  • Family & Consumer Sciences logo with family image

    Family & Consumer Sciences 

    Nutrition, Health, and Financial Wellness

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    Family & Consumer Sciences

    Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program

  • EFNEP Logo bag with food

    Family & Consumer Sciences

    Expanded Food & Nutrition Program

Program Highlights

  • MG Merch Bay-Wise Pin


    Learn about sustainable landscape practices for the Bay-Wise Maryland Yardstick Certifications!

  • Nutrient Management Logo scale with cow wheat crop

    Nutrient Management

    Plan writing assistance for farmers

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    Beginning Small Farmers

    Resources for new farmers to explore enterprise options, develop plans and strategies, and implement practices

  • Close Encounters with Agriculture

    Close Encounters with Agriculture

    Annual award-winning agriculture, environment, and nutrition education program offered to Montgomery County fourth-grade students

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    Fresh Conversations

    Annual nutrition education program for older adults

  • Camping in woods, lake, stream to go fishing or tadpole hunting

    4-H Camp Tawaswentha

    Annual sleep-away camp open to all youth (not just 4-H'ers)

About the University of Maryland Extension Services

UME agents live and work in your own community and provide Maryland residents with the knowledge they need to thrive. Watch this video to learn more about how we serve the state!

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Campus-Wide Job Opportunities

We are continually updating our job postings, please be sure to check them regularly.

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Volunteer Opportunities

If you are interested in volunteering for the University of Maryland Extension Office, in Derwood Maryland, please contact one of our faculty/staff members in the program area of interest. 

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Student Internship Opportunities

If you are a student interested in interning for the University of Maryland Extension Office in Derwood Maryland, please contact one of our faculty members in the program area of interest. 

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