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2021 Maryland Crop Production Meetings Announced
Oct 19, 2020 -- 2021 Maryland Crop Production Meetings AnnouncedUniversity of Maryland Extension has announced dates for this year’s crop production meetings December through February. The meetings will be...
New Extension Webpage for Agriculture
Oct 19, 2020 -- The Agriculture and Food Systems (AgFS) Team is excited to announce a new logo and website that...
New factsheet: Salinity Matters for High Tunnels and Growing Media
Aug 26, 2020 -- High tunnels or hoop houses are popular season-extension tools used by urban farmers, vegetable producers, and cut flower growers. One of the benefits of growing in a high tunnel is that it...
COVID-19 Update from UME
Jun 29, 2020 -- As the community outreach arm of the University of Maryland, we have been serving Maryland’s neighborhoods and residents for over 100 years, and despite the recent changes,...
What do urban and small-scale direct-market farmers need to know about the USDA's new COVID-19 assistance program?
May 26, 2020 -- What do urban and small-scale direct-market farmers need to know about the USDA's new COVID-19 assistance program?Neith Little, Extension Agent, Urban Agriculture,...
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...
UME COVID-19 Response
Mar 26, 2020 -- The current COVID-19 pandemic has caused changes throughout the entire country. University of Maryland Extension (UME) is committed to maintaining the resources Maryland needs to continue thriving...
University of Maryland Extension Offers Urban Farmer Field School
Jul 23, 2018 -- BALTIMORE, MD — University of Maryland Extension will host five farmer field school workshops to help urban farmers develop their agricultural enterprises for success. Held at farms across Prince...
GAPs field day at Whitelock Community Farm
Urban Ag Field Days Recap
Oct 3, 2017 -- Thanks to all the farmers and educators who came out to our field days in September! On Tuesday, Sept 12 we had a Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) training and on-farm mock audit at...
A training workshop in FSMA produce safety and preventive control rules
Oct 12, 2016 -- Who should attend? Farmers, growers and food processors who -Need to comply with FSMA produce safety rule, preventive controls rule or both. E.g.: growers who grow...
Dr. Shauna Henley teaching a Grow it Eat it Preserve it Class for the Univeristy of MD Extension
Reflecting on 2015 and Food Preservation
Dec 15, 2015 -- This was an exciting first year for Dr. Henley and her food preservation workshops. She taught 27 food preservation workshops, spanning from April to October. Hosting counties included Baltimore...
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...
Farming in the City
Jul 8, 2015 -- (The following article is from the Winter 2015 issue of MomentUM magazine:)...
MomentUM Shauna Henley
The latest MomentUM features one of our own Dr. Shauna Henley
May 29, 2015 -- On page 17 of issue number 1 in MomentUM features our Family and Consumer Science educator Dr. Shauna Henley and her work in teaching food preservation in Baltimore and Harford Counties as well as...
Earth Day 2.0 is about more than benefits of recycling
Apr 20, 2015 -- As Earth Day approaches there are many ways that we can be involved. Krisztian Varsa, Watershed Restoration Specialist, Baltimore, Carroll, and Harford Counties, shares his insights with the...
2014/15 STEM VISTA - UMD Baltimore County Extension 4H Job Announcement
Dec 17, 2014 -- Baltimore County 4-H has a great opportunity for the right person. Please follow the link below for more information on how you can become a part of a really great team. ...
Shauna making apple butter
Bringing Food Preservation to Baltimore County
Nov 14, 2014 -- The University of Maryland Extension (UME) Baltimore County office recently held its first Grow it Eat it Preserve it class in years. New Family and Consumer Sciences educator, Dr. Shauna Henley,...
Do You Wash Your Chicken?
Do You Wash Your Chicken?
Jun 30, 2014 -- Do You Wash Your Chicken? Baltimore Co. FCS educator’s Graduate Research Goes Global, Follow Her on Twitter @FoodSmartUME FCS educator,...
Anna McGucken
Welcome to our New Horticulture FEA for Baltimore County!
Jun 19, 2014 -- Howdy everyone! My name is Anna McGucken and I am the new Horticulture FEA for Baltimore County. Throughout my whole life, I have been connected to University of Maryland Extension...
Maryland Make it With Wool Sewing School!
Feb 18, 2014 -- A workshop for youth and adults from beginner to experienced skill levels
Scott Martin Images of Shauna Henley
University of Maryland Extension, Baltimore County welcomes a new addition this winter.
Jan 23, 2014 -- University of Maryland Extension, Baltimore County welcomed a new addition this winter. Shauna Henley is the new FCS educator, working in the disciplines of nutrition, physical activity, and food...
Baltimore City Food For Profit Workshop
Jan 16, 2014 -- University of Maryland Extension’s Food for Profit workshop takes you step by step through the information necessary to start and run a small food product business.  Although...
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...
Baltimore City Extension Celebrates 67 Years of Service!
Sep 10, 2013 -- The University of Maryland Extension–Baltimore City (UME–BC) is celebrating 67 years of providing service and education to the Baltimore City community. Please join us on Tuesday, September 17...
master Gardeners
Recruitment begins for 2014 Master Gardener class in Baltimore County.
Sep 9, 2013 -- Is it that time of year again? No, it’s not! Right about now, the Training & Development Committee would be putting “the final touches” on preparations for the upcoming training class. However...
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