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Under the direction from Jim Hanson, Associate Dean and Associate Director regarding UME COVID-19, County Office Faculty and Staff will be teleworking until Monday, July 20, 2020. With the evolving situation, all workshops and classes are cancelled. If you need more information or have questions, please email Lisa Trice at

You may also call and leave a message at 410-228-8800. We will be checking our messages.

We appreciate your patience as we work towards a solution that respects the health and safety of UME employees and the stakeholder base, which we serve. 

Please continue to check our website for updates.



University of Maryland Extension - Dorchester County is a partnership between the U.S. Department of Agriculture, land-grant universities and local governments in each state who is dedicated to improving the quality of people's lives. Faculty and staff of the University of Maryland Extension (UME) provide research-base information, educational programs and services on a variety of subjects to strengthen the social, economic and environmental well-being of families, communities and agricultural enterprises.

Questions concerning agriculture and natural resources, community resource development, or 4-H youth development and family programs should be directed to your local Extension Educator.

The University of Maryland Extension is an Equal Opportunity Employer with Equal Access Programs.  If you need a reasonable accommodation to participate in any event or activity, please contact our local extension office for further guidance. 

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