University of Maryland Extension

Events

LEAD Maryland Class XI Seminar

Tuesday, Sep. 22, 2020 (All day) to Thursday, Sep. 24, 2020 (All day)
The class meets by Zoom, then tours locations in Baltimore County.
LEAD Maryland Class XI Fellows will meet by Zoom and then for tours in Baltimore County.

Fresh Conversations: Go with Your Gut Bacteria, with Shauna Henley, PhD & Terry Serio

Tuesday, Sep. 22, 2020 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
https://go.umd.edu/gut
JOIN US ONLINE FOR THIS TIMELY CONVERSATION! Fresh Conversations: Maryland Nutrition Education Program For Older Adults Fresh Conversations is a nutrition education program for Maryland's older adults. In Maryland, the program is administered by the University of Maryland Extension faculty and...

Fresh Conversations - Heart Healthy Fats (with Beverly Jackey & Cheryl Bush)

Wednesday, Sep. 23, 2020 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Online Zoom Session
Heart Healthy Fats Some fats are considered “good” and others “bad.” Learn about the effect different fats have on your heart and health. After attending each session, participants will receive a free copy of the Seasoned Newsletter! The Fresh Conversations Program offers friendly conversation to...

Fresh Conversations: Dairy Dilemma: Is it Really Milk?

Wednesday, Sep. 23, 2020 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Online
Fresh Conversations offers a friendly conversation to help you maintain your health and independence. Adults over 50 years of age, can join us online to learn from each other, discuss current nutrition and health topics, and discover new ways to be active. This is an 8-part series with sessions on...

MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture Webinar: Agriculture Labor Mistakes To Avoid

Wednesday, Sep. 23, 2020 - 12:00pm
Online Webinar
Agricultural Labor Mistakes to Avoid Agricultural employers face a variety of unique legal challenges. Although there are some exemptions for agricultural workers in federal and state labor laws, incorrectly applying those exemptions is, according to the U.S. Department of Labor, a common mistake...

Fresh Conversations: Dairy Dilemma, with Shauna Henley, PhD & Terry Serio

Thursday, Sep. 24, 2020 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
REGISTER: https://go.umd.edu/FoodSmartUMEdairy
JOIN US ONLINE FOR THIS TIMELY CONVERSATION! Fresh Conversations: Maryland Nutrition Education Program For Older Adults Fresh Conversations is a nutrition education program for Maryland's older adults. In Maryland, the program is administered by the University of Maryland Extension faculty and...

Admin Monday

Monday, Sep. 28, 2020 - 9:00am to 10:00am
WebEx
For log in information go to: https://wiki.moo.umd.edu/display/umeanswers/Home?preview=/56721648/208928769/2020%20Admin%20Monday%20Schedule.pdf

Poultry Grower Lunch Break with Extension

Wednesday, Sep. 30, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Online
Meetings for Poultry Growers and allied businesses to come together and talk about the industry, concerns, education, and what we are doing well at. To register: https://umd.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0kfuyhqjspGNzp8wIhemiV6PeHRsJpxntO After registering, you will receive a confirmation email...

Northern Bobwhite in Maryland

Wednesday, Sep. 30, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Online
The distinctive " bob-white " call of the northern bobwhite is a sound that many landowners, birders, and hunters love to hear. Unfortunately, bobwhite quail populations have declined by over 90% in the Mid-Atlantic region in the last half century. Many other species that share similar habitats,...

Maryland's Solar Market

Wednesday, Sep. 30, 2020 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Zoom Webinar
Are you interested in installing solar photovoltaics (PV) on your farm? If so, you'll want to join this weekly free webinar series , designed for farmers, landowners, and agricultural service providers across the state, to address some of the opportunities and challenges associated with on-farm...

Food Preservation: Canning Workshop-Free webinar

Thursday, Oct. 1, 2020 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
https://calendar.prattlibrary.org/event/food_preservation-canning_workshop#.XxGnfyhKg2x
The University of Maryland Extension will be partnering with the Enoch Pratt free Library to host food preservation workshops each Thursday in October. Thursday, October 1, 5pm, Zoom Food Preservation: Canning Workshop Thursday, October 8, 5pm, Zoom Food Preservation: Drying Thursday, October 15,...

Fresh Conversations - Fight Heart Disease and Stroke

Friday, Oct. 2, 2020 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Online
Learn the risk factors for heart disease and stroke & ways you may lower your risk.

How to Write a Nutrient Management Plan 2020 (Online Multi-day series)

Monday, Oct. 5, 2020 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Online (Zoom, WebEx, or Similar)
COURSE DESCRIPTION Participants will learn how to write a nutrient management plan from beginning to end and how to use NuMan Pro nutrient management planning software. Principles will be discussed via live webinar (Zoom, WebEx or similar) on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. Video guidance for NuMan...

Grain Marketing and Timely Ag Issues

Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020 - 8:00am to 9:00am
Online
Join Jenny Rhodes, Extension Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources, from Queen Anne's County to discuss grain marketing and timely agricultural issues. To register: https://umd.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMpdO6qqTkiE9PKUEzGbO5ebQHwvR5h9MJL

In The Garden Virtual Session

Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020 - 12:00pm
Montgomery County Master Gardeners Maryland Facebook page
“IN THE GARDEN” with Montgomery County Master Gardeners has the answers! Descriptive Brochure is available here. Submit your questions and photographs using the form on our Montgomery County Master Gardeners-Maryland website https://go.umd.edu/inthegarden . Then tune in at 12 NOON to our Montgomery...

Fresh Conversations - Sugar: Sinfully Sweet (with Beverly Jackey & Cheryl Bush)

Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Online Zoom Session
Sugar: Sinfully Sweet Learn about the difference between natural sugar and added sugar and about the recent research on how added sugars contribute to heart disease, fatty liver, and diabetes. After attending each session, participants will receive a free copy of the Seasoned Newsletter! The Fresh...

Drinking Water Treatment

Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020 - 12:00pm to 12:45pm
THIS IS A WEBINAR EVENT
University of Maryland Extension will be hosting monthly webinars on various water quality related topics. Join Andrew Lazur, Water Quality Specialist, as he dives into water topics that affect us all. These webinars will take place via Zoom on the dates shown below, each from 12 noon until 12:40,...

Solar PV Basics

Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Zoom Webinar
Are you interested in installing solar photovoltaics (PV) on your farm? If so, you'll want to join this weekly free webinar series , designed for farmers, landowners, and agricultural service providers across the state, to address some of the opportunities and challenges associated with on-farm...

How to Find a Place to Ride

Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Online
Lots of families are discovering the mental and physical benefits of horseback riding and are curious about getting involved in this great outdoor activity. If you are wondering how to find a riding barn that meets your needs, join Anne Litz of the Maryland Horse Industry Board and Katherine Rizzo...

Food Preservation: Drying Workshop-Free webinar

Thursday, Oct. 8, 2020 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
https://calendar.prattlibrary.org/event/food_preservation-canning_workshop#.XxGnfyhKg2x
The University of Maryland Extension will be partnering with the Enoch Pratt free Library to host food preservation workshops each Thursday in October. Thursday, October 1, 5pm, Zoom Food Preservation: Canning Workshop Thursday, October 8, 5pm, Zoom Food Preservation: Drying Thursday, October 15,...

Grow It Eat It Preserve It Webinar: Drying Foods

Friday, Oct. 9, 2020 - 3:00pm to 4:15pm
Online
These programs provide information to consumers so that they can make informed decisions about preserving food at home to maximize food safety and reduce the risk of food borne illness. Learn about the health benefits of cooking with herbs and spices, best practices for storing them safely, and how...

Fresh Conversations: Heart Healthy Fats

Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Online
Fresh Conversations offers a friendly conversation to help you maintain your health and independence. Adults over 50 years of age, can join us online to learn from each other, discuss current nutrition and health topics, and discover new ways to be active. This is an 8-part series with sessions on...

MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture Webinar: Caring For Your Septic System and Water Wells

Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020 - 12:00pm
Online Webinar
Caring for your septic system and water wells This webinar will cover the basics of drinking water wells and septic systems. Topics include: a) the important value of your septic system and water well provides you and your home in supplying safe drinking water and sustainable waste treatment; types...

Solar Planning & Design

Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Zoom Webinar
Are you interested in installing solar photovoltaics (PV) on your farm? If so, you'll want to join this weekly free webinar series , designed for farmers, landowners, and agricultural service providers across the state, to address some of the opportunities and challenges associated with on-farm...

Dining with Diabetes - Program 1: Session 1 of 4

Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm
Online
Program 1: October 14, 21, 28, and November 4; 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM This national Extension program is designed for adults with or at risk for pre-diabetes and type 2 diabetes. Caregivers for those with diabetes are welcome to attend too. The program includes four sessions and teaches skills needed to...

Food Preservation: Freezing Workshop-Free webinar

Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
https://calendar.prattlibrary.org/event/food_preservation-canning_workshop#.XxGnfyhKg2x
The University of Maryland Extension will be partnering with the Enoch Pratt free Library to host food preservation workshops each Thursday in October. Thursday, October 1, 5pm, Zoom Food Preservation: Canning Workshop Thursday, October 8, 5pm, Zoom Food Preservation: Drying Thursday, October 15,...

Food Safety Fridays- A How-To Webinar Series: Apply, Handle & Store Biological Amendments

Friday, Oct. 16, 2020 - 12:00pm to 12:45pm
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/food-safety-fridays-a-how-to-webinar-series-registration-103266799778
This monthly webinar series, hosted by the Maryland Food Safety Network, will focus on how to comply with key provisions of the Food Safety Modernization Act’s Produce Safety Rule (PSR). The webinars will include experts demonstrating how to perform risk assessments, implement practices, and keep...

Fresh Conversations - Should You Worry About Vitamin D?

Friday, Oct. 16, 2020 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Online
Learn how much vitamin D you need and where to get it.

In The Garden Virtual Session

Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020 - 12:00pm
Montgomery County Master Gardeners Maryland Facebook page
“IN THE GARDEN” with Montgomery County Master Gardeners has the answers! Descriptive Brochure is available here. Submit your questions and photographs using the form on our Montgomery County Master Gardeners-Maryland website https://go.umd.edu/inthegarden . Then tune in at 12 NOON to our Montgomery...

Fresh Conversations: Heart Healthy Fats, with Shauna Henley, PhD & Terry Serio

Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
REGISTER: https://go.umd.edu/FoodSmartUMEheart
JOIN US ONLINE FOR THIS TIMELY CONVERSATION! Fresh Conversations: Maryland Nutrition Education Program For Older Adults Fresh Conversations is a nutrition education program for Maryland's older adults. In Maryland, the program is administered by the University of Maryland Extension faculty and...

Fresh Conversations - Ancient Grains Make A Comeback (with Beverly Jackey & Cheryl Bush)

Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Online Zoom Session
Ancient Grains Make A Comeback Learn how whole grains can help prevent constipation and other common health problems and how to identify sources of whole grains and how much to include in your daily diet. After attending each session, participants will receive a free copy of the Seasoned Newsletter...

Solar Regulations & Zoning

Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Zoom Webinar
Are you interested in installing solar photovoltaics (PV) on your farm? If so, you'll want to join this weekly free webinar series , designed for farmers, landowners, and agricultural service providers across the state, to address some of the opportunities and challenges associated with on-farm...

Dining with Diabetes - Program 1: Session 2 of 4

Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm
Online
Program 1: October 14, 21, 28, and November 4; 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM This national Extension program is designed for adults with or at risk for pre-diabetes and type 2 diabetes. Caregivers for those with diabetes are welcome to attend too. The program includes four sessions and teaches skills needed to...

Fresh Conversations: Sugar: Sinfully Sweet, with Shauna Henley, PhD & Terry Serio

Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
REGISTER: https://go.umd.edu/FoodSmartUMEsugar
JOIN US ONLINE FOR THIS TIMELY CONVERSATION! Fresh Conversations: Maryland Nutrition Education Program For Older Adults Fresh Conversations is a nutrition education program for Maryland's older adults. In Maryland, the program is administered by the University of Maryland Extension faculty and...

Food Preservation: Capture the Flavor: Herbs & Spices Workshop-Free webinar

Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
https://calendar.prattlibrary.org/event/food_preservation-canning_workshop#.XxGnfyhKg2x
The University of Maryland Extension will be partnering with the Enoch Pratt free Library to host food preservation workshops each Thursday in October. Thursday, October 1, 5pm, Zoom Food Preservation: Canning Workshop Thursday, October 8, 5pm, Zoom Food Preservation: Drying Thursday, October 15,...

2020 4-H On-line Volunteer Orientation

Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Online - WebEx
Please mark your calendars for the 2020 New UME 4-H Volunteer Orientations. These educational opportunities are provided monthly and are designed as a baseline training for those wishing to become official 4-H University of Maryland Extension Volunteers. This training provides an overview on: The...

Grow It Eat It Preserve It Webinar: Freezing Foods

Friday, Oct. 23, 2020 - 3:00pm to 4:15pm
Online
These programs provide information to consumers so that they can make informed decisions about preserving food at home to maximize food safety and reduce the risk of food borne illness. Learn about the health benefits of cooking with herbs and spices, best practices for storing them safely, and how...

Admin Monday

Monday, Oct. 26, 2020 - 9:00am to 10:00am
WebEx
For log in information go to: https://wiki.moo.umd.edu/display/umeanswers/Home?preview=/56721648/208928769/2020%20Admin%20Monday%20Schedule.pdf

FAC Meeting

Monday, Oct. 26, 2020 - 10:00am to 11:00am
WebEx
Check you email for log in information.

Fresh Conversations: Sugar: Sinfully Sweet

Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2020 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Online
Fresh Conversations offers a friendly conversation to help you maintain your health and independence. Adults over 50 years of age, can join us online to learn from each other, discuss current nutrition and health topics, and discover new ways to be active. This is an 8-part series with sessions on...

MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture Webinar: How to Build a Professional and Personal Landlord-Tenant Relationship

Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2020 - 12:00pm
Online Webinar
How to Build a Professional and Personal Landlord-Tenant Relationship Landlords and tenants both benefit from having a great landlord-tenant relationship and it all begins with communication. Learn the many means of communication, resources for contracts, budgets, grain marketing and much more...

Solar Installation & Maintenance

Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2020 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Zoom Webinar
Are you interested in installing solar photovoltaics (PV) on your farm? If so, you'll want to join this weekly free webinar series , designed for farmers, landowners, and agricultural service providers across the state, to address some of the opportunities and challenges associated with on-farm...

Dining with Diabetes - Program 1: Session 3 of 4

Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2020 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm
Online
Program 1: October 14, 21, 28, and November 4; 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM This national Extension program is designed for adults with or at risk for pre-diabetes and type 2 diabetes. Caregivers for those with diabetes are welcome to attend too. The program includes four sessions and teaches skills needed to...

Food Preservation: Questions & Answers Workshop-Free webinar

Thursday, Oct. 29, 2020 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
https://calendar.prattlibrary.org/event/food_preservation-canning_workshop#.XxGnfyhKg2x
The University of Maryland Extension will be partnering with the Enoch Pratt free Library to host food preservation workshops each Thursday in October. Thursday, October 1, 5pm, Zoom Food Preservation: Canning Workshop Thursday, October 8, 5pm, Zoom Food Preservation: Drying Thursday, October 15,...

The Maryland 4-H Artful Science Showcase

Saturday, Oct. 31, 2020 - 4:30pm
Virtually
What’s the “WOW” in Water? Your task, if you choose to participate is to answer the question above. It can take any form of expression to addressthe question; for example a science board, skits, art project, videos, blogs, photo storyboard, video games, ... It should demonstrate the link between...

Grain Marketing and Timely Ag Issues

Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020 - 8:00am to 9:00am
Online
Join Jenny Rhodes, Extension Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources, from Queen Anne's County to discuss grain marketing and timely agricultural issues. To register: https://umd.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMpdO6qqTkiE9PKUEzGbO5ebQHwvR5h9MJL

Harford County Private Pesticide Applicator Exam

Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020 - 9:00am to 3:00pm
Harford County Extension Office
Maryland Private Pesticide Applicator Certification Exam Opportunity Harford County Extension Office, 3525 Conowingo Rd., Street, MD 21154 Testing to take place in large conference room, 10 individuals allowed under each pavilion Testing spots are first come first serve. Participants wait in their...

Fresh Conversations - Eating Out and Eating Healthier Just Got Easier (with Beverly Jackey & Cheryl Bush)

Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Online Zoom Session
Eating Out and Eating Healthier Just Got Easier Most of us eat and drink at least 1/3 of our calories from restaurants and other food establishments. Learn about how to make healthy choices at restaurants and other places you eat. After attending each session, participants will receive a free copy...

Solar Financial Options

Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Zoom Webinar
Are you interested in installing solar photovoltaics (PV) on your farm? If so, you'll want to join this weekly free webinar series , designed for farmers, landowners, and agricultural service providers across the state, to address some of the opportunities and challenges associated with on-farm...

Dining with Diabetes - Program 1: Session 4 of 4

Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm
Online
Program 1: October 14, 21, 28, and November 4; 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM This national Extension program is designed for adults with or at risk for pre-diabetes and type 2 diabetes. Caregivers for those with diabetes are welcome to attend too. The program includes four sessions and teaches skills needed to...

Fresh Conversations - Eating Out and Eating Healthy

Friday, Nov. 6, 2020 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Online
Learn how to make healthy choices at restaurants and other places you eat.

Grow It Eat It Preserve It Webinar: Capture the Flavor

Friday, Nov. 6, 2020 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Online
These programs provide information to consumers so that they can make informed decisions about preserving food at home to maximize food safety and reduce the risk of food borne illness. Learn about the health benefits of cooking with herbs and spices, best practices for storing them safely, and how...

Baltimore County Private Pesticide Applicator Exam

Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2020 - 9:00am to 3:00pm
Baltimore County Ag Center
Maryland Private Pesticide Applicator Certification Exam Opportunity Baltimore County Agriculture Center 1114 Shawan Rd., Cockeysville, MD 21030 Testing to take place in large conference room, 10 individuals allowed under each pavilion Testing spots are first come first serve. Participants wait in...

Dining with Diabetes - Program 2: Session 1 of 4

Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2020 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
Online
Program 2: November 10, 17, 24, December 1: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM This national Extension program is designed for adults with or at risk for pre-diabetes and type 2 diabetes. Caregivers for those with diabetes are welcome to attend too. The program includes four sessions and teaches skills needed to...

Fresh Conversations: Ancient Grains Make a Comeback

Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2020 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Online
Fresh Conversations offers a friendly conversation to help you maintain your health and independence. Adults over 50 years of age, can join us online to learn from each other, discuss current nutrition and health topics, and discover new ways to be active. This is an 8-part series with sessions on...

MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture Webinar: 8 Lifestyle Tips For a Healthy Brain

Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2020 - 12:00pm
Online Webinar
8 Lifestyle Tips for a Healthy Brain Brain health is the ability to remember, learn, concentrate and have a clear, active mind. This presentation provides lifestyle steps to help keep your brain 'young' and maintain good brain function. Registration: https://universityofextension.eventbrite.com/...

Community Solar & Solar Co-ops

Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2020 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Zoom Webinar
Are you interested in installing solar photovoltaics (PV) on your farm? If so, you'll want to join this weekly free webinar series , designed for farmers, landowners, and agricultural service providers across the state, to address some of the opportunities and challenges associated with on-farm...

Carroll County Private Pesticide Applicator Exam

Thursday, Nov. 12, 2020 - 9:00am to 3:00pm
Carroll County Ag Center
Maryland Private Pesticide Applicator Certification Exam Opportunity Carroll County Agriculture Center, 700 Agriculture Dr., Westminster, MD 21157 Testing to take place in large conference room, 10 individuals allowed under each pavilion Testing spots are first come first serve. Participants wait...

Dining with Diabetes - Program 2: Session 2 of 4

Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2020 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
Online
Program 2: November 10, 17, 24, December 1: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM This national Extension program is designed for adults with or at risk for pre-diabetes and type 2 diabetes. Caregivers for those with diabetes are welcome to attend too. The program includes four sessions and teaches skills needed to...

Fresh Conversations: Ancient Grains, with Shauna Henley, PhD & Terry Serio

Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2020 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
REGISTER: https://go.umd.edu/FoodSmartUMEgrains
JOIN US ONLINE FOR THIS TIMELY CONVERSATION! Fresh Conversations: Maryland Nutrition Education Program For Older Adults Fresh Conversations is a nutrition education program for Maryland's older adults. In Maryland, the program is administered by the University of Maryland Extension faculty and...

2020 4-H On-line Volunteer Orientation

Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2020 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Online - WebEx
Please mark your calendars for the 2020 New UME 4-H Volunteer Orientations. These educational opportunities are provided monthly and are designed as a baseline training for those wishing to become official 4-H University of Maryland Extension Volunteers. This training provides an overview on: The...

My New Home Has A Septic System – What Do I Do Now?

Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020 - 12:00pm to 12:45pm
THIS IS A WEBINAR EVENT
University of Maryland Extension will be hosting monthly webinars on various water quality related topics. Join Andrew Lazur, Water Quality Specialist, as he dives into water topics that affect us all. These webinars will take place via Zoom on the dates shown below, each from 12 noon until 12:40,...

Utility-Scale Solar Leasing

Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Zoom Webinar
Are you interested in installing solar photovoltaics (PV) on your farm? If so, you'll want to join this weekly free webinar series , designed for farmers, landowners, and agricultural service providers across the state, to address some of the opportunities and challenges associated with on-farm...

Fresh Conversations: Eating Out, with Shauna Henley, PhD & Terry Serio

Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
REGISTER: https://go.umd.edu/FoodSmartUMEeatout
JOIN US ONLINE FOR THIS TIMELY CONVERSATION! Fresh Conversations: Maryland Nutrition Education Program For Older Adults Fresh Conversations is a nutrition education program for Maryland's older adults. In Maryland, the program is administered by the University of Maryland Extension faculty and...

Food Safety Fridays- A How-To Webinar Series: Put It All Together In A Food Safety Plan

Friday, Nov. 20, 2020 - 12:00pm to 12:45pm
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/food-safety-fridays-a-how-to-webinar-series-registration-103266799778
This monthly webinar series, hosted by the Maryland Food Safety Network, will focus on how to comply with key provisions of the Food Safety Modernization Act’s Produce Safety Rule (PSR). The webinars will include experts demonstrating how to perform risk assessments, implement practices, and keep...

Fresh Conversations - Dairy Case Dilemma

Friday, Nov. 20, 2020 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Online
Compare the nutritional value of plant-based beverages to cow's milk.

Clone of Dining with Diabetes - Program 2: Session 3 of 4

Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
Online
Program 2: November 10, 17, 24, December 1: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM This national Extension program is designed for adults with or at risk for pre-diabetes and type 2 diabetes. Caregivers for those with diabetes are welcome to attend too. The program includes four sessions and teaches skills needed to...

Fresh Conversations: Eating Out and Eating Healthier Just Got Easier

Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Online
Fresh Conversations offers a friendly conversation to help you maintain your health and independence. Adults over 50 years of age, can join us online to learn from each other, discuss current nutrition and health topics, and discover new ways to be active. This is an 8-part series with sessions on...

Admin Monday

Monday, Nov. 30, 2020 - 9:00am to 10:00am
WebEx
For log in information go to: https://wiki.moo.umd.edu/display/umeanswers/Home?preview=/56721648/208928769/2020%20Admin%20Monday%20Schedule.pdf

Clone of Dining with Diabetes - Program 2: Session 4 of 4

Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
Online
Program 2: November 10, 17, 24, December 1: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM This national Extension program is designed for adults with or at risk for pre-diabetes and type 2 diabetes. Caregivers for those with diabetes are welcome to attend too. The program includes four sessions and teaches skills needed to...

LEAD Maryland Foundation Quarterly Board Meeting

Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020 - 1:00pm to 3:30pm
The board and guests will meet by Zoom or a location to be announced.
The LEAD Maryland Foundation will meet for its regular quarterly board meeting to conduct normal board business.

Solar Battery Storage

Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2020 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Zoom Webinar
Are you interested in installing solar photovoltaics (PV) on your farm? If so, you'll want to join this weekly free webinar series , designed for farmers, landowners, and agricultural service providers across the state, to address some of the opportunities and challenges associated with on-farm...

Northern Maryland Field Crops Day

Thursday, Dec. 3, 2020 - 8:30am to 1:00pm
Online Webinar
Producers of corn, soybeans, hay and small grains will be interested in the various topics and sessions on the latest in Agriculture in Maryland. The meeting will be held on December 3, 2020. Due to COVID-19, we will be offereing winter meetings online via Zoom, limited in person seating, or you...

Fresh Conversations - Ancient Grains

Friday, Dec. 4, 2020 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Online
Learn how whole grains may help prevent some common health issues.

Fresh Conversations: Should You Worry About Vitamin D?

Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2020 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Online
Fresh Conversations offers a friendly conversation to help you maintain your health and independence. Adults over 50 years of age, can join us online to learn from each other, discuss current nutrition and health topics, and discover new ways to be active. This is an 8-part series with sessions on...

Salty Roads – Salty Drinking Water?

Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2020 - 12:00pm to 12:45pm
THIS IS A WEBINAR EVENT
University of Maryland Extension will be hosting monthly webinars on various water quality related topics. Join Andrew Lazur, Water Quality Specialist, as he dives into water topics that affect us all. These webinars will take place via Zoom on the dates shown below, each from 12 noon until 12:40,...

MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture Webinar: Family Communications in Farm Succession Planning

Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2020 - 12:00pm
Online Webinar
Family Communications in Farm Succession Planning This webinar will focus on the importance of good communications and strategies for success when discussing topics with family related to farm succession and estate planning. Registration: https://universityofextension.eventbrite.com/ For upcoming...

2020 4-H On-line Volunteer Orientation

Thursday, Dec. 10, 2020 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Online - WebEx
Please mark your calendars for the 2020 New UME 4-H Volunteer Orientations. These educational opportunities are provided monthly and are designed as a baseline training for those wishing to become official 4-H University of Maryland Extension Volunteers. This training provides an overview on: The...

Fresh Conversations - Sugar: Sinfully Sweet?

Friday, Dec. 18, 2020 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Online
Learn the difference between natural sugar & added sugar.

Fresh Conversations: Lower Your Stroke Risk

Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2020 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Online
Fresh Conversations offers a friendly conversation to help you maintain your health and independence. Adults over 50 years of age, can join us online to learn from each other, discuss current nutrition and health topics, and discover new ways to be active. This is an 8-part series with sessions on...

Northern Maryland Field Crops Day- Carroll County Viewing Session

Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021 - 8:30am to 1:00pm
Carroll County Ag Center
Producers of corn, soybeans, hay and small grains will be interested in the various topics and sessions on the latest in Agriculture in Maryland. THis meeting will be a viewing session for those who would like to see the Northern Maryland Field Crops Day in person at the Carroll County Ag Center at...

Landscaping a Septic System?

Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021 - 12:00pm to 12:45pm
THIS IS A WEBINAR EVENT
University of Maryland Extension will be hosting monthly webinars on various water quality related topics. Join Andrew Lazur, Water Quality Specialist, as he dives into water topics that affect us all. These webinars will take place via Zoom on the dates shown below, each from 12 noon until 12:40,...

2021 Central Maryland Vegetable Growers Day

Thursday, Jan. 28, 2021 - 8:30am to 1:00pm
Online Webinar
Commercial Vegetable Growers are invited to the 2021 Central Maryland Vegetable Growers Meeting on Thursday, January 28, 2020. Due to COVID-19, we will be offereing winter meetings online via Zoom, limited in person seating, or you may watch the recorded webinars at a later date. In person seating...

Northern Maryland Field Crops Day- Harford County Viewing Session

Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021 - 8:30am to 1:00pm
Harford County Extension Office
Producers of corn, soybeans, hay and small grains will be interested in the various topics and sessions on the latest in Agriculture in Maryland. THis meeting will be a viewing session for those who would like to see the Northern Maryland Field Crops Day in person at the Harford County 4-H Camp at...

All This Rain – Does It Harm My Septic System?

Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2021 - 12:00pm to 12:45pm
THIS IS A WEBINAR EVENT
University of Maryland Extension will be hosting monthly webinars on various water quality related topics. Join Andrew Lazur, Water Quality Specialist, as he dives into water topics that affect us all. These webinars will take place via Zoom on the dates shown below, each from 12 noon until 12:40,...

LEAD Maryland Class XI Seminar

Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021 (All day) to Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021 (All day)
Washington DC
LEAD Maryland Class XI Fellows will meet for a 3-day seminar held in Washington DC. These are draft plans to be confirmed.

How to Write a Nutrient Management Plan: Session 2- 2021 (Online Multi-day series)

Monday, Mar. 8, 2021 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Online (Zoom, WebEx, or Similar)
COURSE DESCRIPTION Participants will learn how to write a nutrient management plan from beginning to end and how to use NuMan Pro nutrient management planning software. Principles will be discussed via live webinar (Zoom, WebEx or similar) on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. Video guidance for NuMan...

Pond Management Basics

Wednesday, Mar. 17, 2021 - 12:00pm to 12:45pm
THIS IS A WEBINAR EVENT
University of Maryland Extension will be hosting monthly webinars on various water quality related topics. Join Andrew Lazur, Water Quality Specialist, as he dives into water topics that affect us all. These webinars will take place via Zoom on the dates shown below, each from 12 noon until 12:40,...

Water Gardens and Management

Wednesday, Apr. 21, 2021 - 12:00pm to 12:45pm
THIS IS A WEBINAR EVENT
University of Maryland Extension will be hosting monthly webinars on various water quality related topics. Join Andrew Lazur, Water Quality Specialist, as he dives into water topics that affect us all. These webinars will take place via Zoom on the dates shown below, each from 12 noon until 12:40,...

Upgrading to Best Available Technology (BAT) Septic System

Wednesday, May. 19, 2021 - 12:00pm to 12:45pm
THIS IS A WEBINAR EVENT
University of Maryland Extension will be hosting monthly webinars on various water quality related topics. Join Andrew Lazur, Water Quality Specialist, as he dives into water topics that affect us all. These webinars will take place via Zoom on the dates shown below, each from 12 noon until 12:40,...

Applications open in 2021 for the next LEAD Class

Tuesday, Jun. 1, 2021 (All day)
LEAD Maryland
Applications for the next LEAD cohort, Class XII, will be accepted one year later than originally planned. Applications for Class XII will open up June 1, 2021, for participation in 2022-23.

LEAD Maryland Class XI Seminar

Wednesday, Jun. 16, 2021 (All day) to Friday, Jun. 18, 2021 (All day)
Mid-Shore
LEAD Maryland Class XI Fellows will meet for a 3-day seminar held on Maryland's Eastern Shore (Mid-Shore).

Water Contaminants of Emerging Concern (CEC’s)

Wednesday, Jun. 16, 2021 - 12:00pm to 12:45pm
THIS IS A WEBINAR EVENT
University of Maryland Extension will be hosting monthly webinars on various water quality related topics. Join Andrew Lazur, Water Quality Specialist, as he dives into water topics that affect us all. These webinars will take place via Zoom on the dates shown below, each from 12 noon until 12:40,...

Prolonging the Life of Your Septic System

Wednesday, Jul. 21, 2021 - 12:00pm to 12:45pm
THIS IS A WEBINAR EVENT
University of Maryland Extension will be hosting monthly webinars on various water quality related topics. Join Andrew Lazur, Water Quality Specialist, as he dives into water topics that affect us all. These webinars will take place via Zoom on the dates shown below, each from 12 noon until 12:40,...

LEAD Maryland Fellowship: Applications Due October 1, 2021

Friday, Oct. 1, 2021 (All day)
www.leadmaryland.org
Applications for the next class of LEAD Maryland leadership development Fellowships are open starting June 1, 2021. Applications are due by October 1, 2021. The next class, LEAD Class XII, will be selected late in 2021 and will participate in 2022-2023. (This is a change from earlier announcements...
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