University of Maryland Extension

Open House/Tour

MSHS 2019 Summer Tour

Wednesday, Jul. 10, 2019 - 8:30am to 4:00pm
Begins at Alson H. Smith Center
Our annual summer orchard tour will be held in the Shenandoah Valley focusing on fruit production and marketing. The tour will begin at the Virginia Tech REC in Winchester. After that we will tour two large, multi-generational family farms that are involved in wholesale and retail fruit production...


Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Western Maryland Research and Education Center
This educational meeting will give fruit and vegetable producers a look at several of the ongoing projects at the research facility located in Washington County as well as the opportunity to interact with our researchers and Extension specialists. click here for flyer >>> AGENDA 5:00 p.m...

Twilight Tour & Tasting – June 19

Wednesday, Jun. 19, 2019 - 4:00pm to 7:00pm
Washington County Agricultural Education Center
The public is invited to the University of Maryland’s 5 th Twilight Tour & Tasting, to be held Wednesday, June 19, 4 to 7 p.m. at the Washington County Agriculture Education Center (in Boonsboro) and the Western Maryland Research & Education Center. The event will showcase everything about...

Baltimore County, UME EXPO

Sunday, Jun. 2, 2019 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
University of Maryland Extension, Baltimore County
University of Maryland Extension, Baltimore County is hosting an EXPO showcasing; Farmers Market, Agriculture, Games, Cow Pie Bingo, Demonstrations, Food and Fun Some of the special interest topics include; Precision Agriculture Homeowner Stormwater Practices No-Cook Jam Healthy Gardens GMOs Join...

FREE Pasture Walk Series

Tuesday, Jun. 18, 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:30pm
Wye Angus 2016 Carmichael Rd, Queenstown, MD 21658
T he University of Maryland Department of Animal and Avian Sciences, Department of Entomology and University of Maryland Extension are hosting a FREE Pasture Walk Series that will be held throughout the state. The focus of the series will be two-fold: pasture management, as well as education...

2019 Small Fruit Farm Tour & Field Day

Wednesday, May. 22, 2019 - 11:30am to 10:30pm
Bus Tour Loveville, MD - Queenstown, MD
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Walk in the Woods Mothers Day Weekend

Saturday, May. 11, 2019 - 9:30am to 1:00pm
Abend Hafen Tree Farm
Come take a walk in the woods at Abend Hafen Tree Farm with Rick and Kathy Abend, the 2014 Maryland Tree Farmers of the Year and 2018 Chesapeake Forest Champions. The Abends manage their farm for its timber, wildlife, water and recreational resources. See three age classes of loblolly pine and hear...

True Leaders In Service - National 4-H Council

Monday, Apr. 1, 2019 - 9:00am to Saturday, Apr. 27, 2019 - 4:00pm
UMD College Park, MD
True Leaders in Service- National 4-H Council This April, as part of True Leaders in Service and National Volunteer Appreciation Month, 4-H’ers across the nation will pledge their hands to larger service – leading positive change that empowers their peers and their communities. True Leaders in...

2019 Maryland Day!

Saturday, Apr. 27, 2019 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
UMD Campus
The University of Maryland invites you to come to College Park and celebrate Maryland Day, a day of learning, fun and discovery. At the 21st annual edition, you’ll find a wide variety of family-friendly events and activities where you can explore our world of fearless ideas.

Plan Your Permaculture Garden

Saturday, Apr. 13, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:00am
100 W Dover St, Easton, MD 21601
The concept of permaculture guides gardeners to use what nature already provides in terms of light, soil, air, water, and more when planning gardening spaces. In this session, Talbot Master Gardener Missy Corley will explain the basic principles and guide attendees in a garden design exercise...


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