University of Maryland Extension

Agriculture and Natural Resources


Maryland Horse Industry Board

If you are a BOARDING, LESSON, RENTAL, RESCUE or SANCTUARY STABLE with one or more horses, and solicit business from the public, you must obtain a Maryland Stable License.  Exemptions include Thoroughbred, Standardbred and Steeplechase breeding and training farms.

Southern Maryland Crops Conference

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

4:00pm - 8:30pm

Baden Volunteer Fire Department

16608 Brandywine, MD  20613

Registration/Dinner Deadline - November 13, 2018


  • Ag Law Roundup: Pesticide Drift Legal Issues, Legal Update on Hemp Production, and Crop Insurance Updates
  • Herbicide Resistance: The Latest on Palmer Amaranth, Waterhemp, Ragweed, and others   
  • Nitrogen Management
  • Field Crop Disease Update and Head Scab Management
  • Local Fertility and Pest Issues Update

The registration fee includes a catered dinner.  For further information call 301-934-5403 or your local Southern Maryland Extension Office.  Register by November 13, 2018, to insure dinner availability.  Please fill out and return the registration form below along with your check.  Attendance at this program will also fulfill the requirements for Private Pesticide Applicator Recertification and Nutrient Management Voucher Training

Printable registration form


Plant or Insect Diagnosis - How to prepare...

Submit a plant sample to be identified or diagnosed.

Submit an insect sample to be identified.

Please complete a plant/insect data sheet to accompany sample.

Fall 2018 Farm News

For information on Nutrient Voucher Training and Pesticide Recertification Training or a New Beginning Farmer Workshop Series and much more, check out Farm News.

Other Links that May Interest You

Agricultural Professionals

Research-based information is provided through educational programs, seminars, fact sheets, meetings, and newsletters.  Specific topics include:  Field and horticultural crop and livestock production, management, marketing, and farm management.  Fertilization - including nutrient management planning, pest management and safe pesticide use; Conservation, protection and enhancement of water, soil and other natural resources.

Homeowners and Gardeners

Free or low-cost publications are available on home food production, lawn care, ornamentals, wells and septic systems as well as other topics.  Publications are available on our Home & Garden website at

University of Maryland's soil testing lab was closed in 2003 but you can still find information on soil testing on our Home and Garden Information site.

For more information, contact Elizabeth McGarry; 301-934-5403.

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