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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...
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,...
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...
Wetland grasses next to river
A Community Reclaims Its Waterfront Heritage
Jan 28, 2020 -- For years, the Greensboro Volunteer Fire Company hosted the town’s annual carnival at a waterfront park along a bend in the Choptank River, a tributary of the Chesapeake Bay. The venue, located at...
Image of poultry house at sunrise on the Eastern Shore of MD.  Image by Jon Moyle
Workshops Aimed at Local Officials Covering Developing Agricultural Issues to be Held in Wye Mills and Salisbury
Aug 19, 2019 -- College Park, MD. – Chesapeake College and the Lower Shore American Job Center will host one-day workshops for local officials interested in learning more about developing...
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...
Ashley MacLaughlin, University of Maryland Extension FSNE Educator
Greens and Greenery for Greensboro Elementary
Sep 14, 2018 -- When it comes to getting kids to try new foods, hesitation and even complete aversion can be the reaction we get from little ones. But Ashley McLaughlin, a University of Maryland Extension project...
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,...
Industry Experts Speak on Poultry Water Quality, Litter Management
Oct 4, 2017 -- Industry experts speak on poultry water quality, litter...
Caring For A Fresh Cut Christmas Tree
Dec 19, 2016 -- There's nothing better than the smell of a fresh cut Christmas tree in the home for the holiday season.  Having a fresh cut tree takes some maintenance to ensure it lasts...
Poultry Growers Electrical Farm Safety Workshop
May 26, 2016 -- POULTRY GROWERS ELECTRICAL FARM SAFETY WORKSHOPPoultry Growers Electrical Farm Safety workshop seeks to save lives...
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...
Living Shoreline Presentation
Aug 19, 2015 -- Do you own waterfront property and want to learn more about options to reduce shoreline erosion? Then plan on attending Living Shorelines 101 - Basics of Living Shoreline Practices, a presentation...
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...
DPI Recognizes Its Best at Annual Banquet
Apr 20, 2015 -- Hundreds of people supportive of the Delmarva Peninsula’s chicken community gathered in Salisbury, Maryland this evening for the Delmarva Poultry Industry Booster Banquet, the 1,800-...
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...
MDA News: Sate Veterinarian Offers Tips for Backyard Flock Owners Attending Poultry Events
Oct 4, 2013 -- MDA NEWS:   State Veterinarian Offers Tips for Backyard Flock Owners Attending Poultry...
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