University of Maryland Extension

General

North and Western Maryland Agriculture Needs Assessment 2017 Survey Results

The University of Maryland Extension (UME) conducted an agricultural needs assessment for the seven counties in northern and western Maryland in 2017. This survey will help UME faculty and administration understand issues concerning regional agriculture, identify agricultural and educational needs...

Eastern Shore Agriculture Needs Assessment 2015 Survey Results

The University of Maryland Extension (UME) conducted an agricultural needs assessment for the nine counties on the Eastern Shore of Maryland in 2015. This survey will help UME understand issues concerning Eastern Shore agriculture, identify agricultural and educational needs and focus UME...

Clean, Abundant Groundwater: Good for People, Agriculture, & the Environment

Groundwater is the largest supply of freshwater on earth, and the biggest source of drinking water for the U.S. Protecting groundwater is both an important public health and environmental issue and concern. By understanding how we impact this resource and following simple practices, we all can be...

Medical Credit: Safety Net or Debt Trap?

Paying for health care can be a struggle, even if you have insurance. Many doctors and dentists now offer a special medical credit card to pay for services. However, medical credit card interest and fees can be very expensive. They add extra costs to medical care when money is already tight.

Paying for Healthcare or Daycare? Flexible Spending Accounts Can Help!

A flexible spending account is a great, tax-advantaged tool that can help you save for health and dependent care expenses. This fact sheet provides a template to estimate the amount of money to set aside when establishing a flexible spending account. Information about establishing and using a...

General Recommendations for Managing Nematodes in Field Crops

Nematodes are an economically important pathogen of many crops in Maryland. Significant yield loss can occur if nematodes are not managed properly. This factsheet serves as a broad introduction to nematodes as plant pathogens and serves as a general guide for sampling and managing nematodes in...

Menotiring University of Maryland Extension Faculty

A key component of employee development, mentoring provides invaluable early career support, direction, and perspective to help faculty be successful. Mentoring requires dedicated investment and commitment by the organization, mentor and mentee. This manual provides mentoring principles, guidelines...

Measuring Wood Moisture & Drying Time for Hardwood Tree Species

Knowing why and how to measure wood moisture in your firewood is key to reducing emissions and maximizing the amount of heat you get from your wood stove.This factsheet provides some examples of drying time for firewood and practical steps you can take to properly season firewood for your wood...

STORMWATER RUNOFF: WHAT TO DO WHEN IT IMPACTS YOU

Stormwater runoff is capable of causing nuisance flooding, can negatively impact property, and may be caused by neighbors’ attempts to correct their own flooding issues. Landowners impacted by stormwater runoff should consider educating themselves on their rights and responsibilities, take steps to...

Food Safety for Persons with Diabetes

About 30.3 million Americans have diabetes, while 25% of Americans do not know they have diabetes. Diabetics are susceptible of acquiring a foodborne illness, but may not realize such risks. The fact sheet is to inform diabetics what foodborne illness is, how it specifically effects diabetics, and...

Pages

Maintained by the IET Department of the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources. © 2020. Web Accessibility

University programs, activities, and facilities are available to all without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, age, national origin, political affiliation, physical or mental disability, religion, protected veteran status, genetic information, personal appearance, or any other legally protected class. If you need a reasonable accommodation to participate in any event or activity, please contact your local University of Maryland Extension Office.