University of Maryland Extension


Lower Shore Agricultural Science 6 session Program

Tuesday, Jul. 9, 2019 - 6:00pm to Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2019 - 7:30pm
Worcester County Extension Office
Become an Explorer of Agriculture! •Hands on learning with animals •Gardening •Soil and Crop Fertility •Learn the County and State Fair requirements to show Livestock, poultry, fruits and vegetables (you do not have to own an animal to participate) •Please contact the Worcester County 4-H program...

Introduction to Backyard Poultry

Tuesday, Jun. 25, 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Campbell's Farm Supply
Introduction to Backyard Poultry If you are thinking about raising your own flock of chickens, the University of Maryland Extension is here to help! Join us for a free evening workshop to learn how to properly care for and raise your birds. Tuesday Evening - June 25, 2918 - 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm...

Operator Certification (FTC) for Writing Nursery Nutrient Management Plans for Nursery, Greenhouses and Controlled Environments

Tuesday, Jul. 2, 2019 - 9:00am to 3:30pm
Wye Research and Education Center
Description: Nursery Operator Certification (FTC) for writing nursery nutrient management plans will be offered to growers who are interested in attaining Farmer Training Certification for writing nutrient management plans. This training program will assist you in writing a nutrient management plan...

Cover Crop Workshop

Monday, Jun. 17, 2019 - 5:30pm to 8:30pm
709 Morgnec Rd, Chestertown, MD
Cover Crop Management Workshop at the Kent County Extension Office June 17th 2019 5:30 -8:30 pm Earn Nutrient Management Voucher Credit for meeting attendance

Learn How to Identify Your Native Trees!

Tuesday, Jun. 11, 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:30pm
UMD Extension Howard County
Identifying trees and shrubs is a real challenge to anyone who wants to learn more about what is growing on their property and carry out management activities. To control invasive species, thin the woods, or cut firewood, you want to make sure you are treating the right plant and not harming more...

St. Mary’s County Environmental Stewardship Event

Sunday, Jun. 2, 2019 - 10:00am to 1:00pm
St. Mary's County Fairgrounds
The University of Maryland Extension Program, St. Mary’s County Government Department of Public Works and Commission on the Environment are offering rain barrel and composting workshops to residents. The rain barrel session will focus on the practical uses for rain barrels and how they reduce the...

Perrenial Grass Forage Field Walk

Tuesday, Jun. 25, 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Clear Meadow Farm
Join us for an educational field walk of a perennial grass forage demonstration planting at Clear Meadow Farm in White Hall, MD. Local experts from the University of Maryland Extension and The Mill will be on-hand to answer questions and provide information about the 15 different demonstration...

SAVE THE DATE: Poultry Mortality Composting - Short Course and Demonstration

Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019 - 9:00am to 3:00pm
Wye Research & Education Center
Poultry Mortality Composting - Short Course and Demonstration Date: Wednesday, August 7, 2019 Time: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm Location: Wye Research & Education Center 124 Wye Narrows Drive, Queenstown, MD 21658 Cost: $42 covers refreshments, lunch, materials. Registration: Form must be sent to or...

Structuring Cost-Share for Conservation on Leased Lands

Wednesday, Jun. 5, 2019 - 12:00pm
Based on participant responses from the Agricultural Conservation Leasing workshops and the webinar, we are pleased to offer this follow-up webinar on structuring cost-share for conservation on leased land. Presentations by representatives from the Farm Service Agency (FSA), the Maryland...

Forest Buffer Walk in the Woods

Saturday, Jun. 1, 2019 - 10:00am to 1:00pm
Honey's Harvest Farm
Come take a walk in the woods at Honey's Harvest Farm with members of the Maryland DNR Forest Service to discuss the owners' efforts to maintain forested buffers to protect the Chesapeake Bay watershed while running a working farm. Rain date is June 8. Limited to 25 people; see the link below to...


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