University of Maryland Extension

We are still available Monday through Friday, 8:00AM to 4:30PM. Contact us at:

Jennifer Bentlejewski – 301-334-6964;
Ashley Bodkins – 301-334-6959;
Roberta Cvetnick – 301-334-6980;
Kristi Evans – 301-334-6971;
Wanda Guard – 301-334-6962;
Michelle Harman – 301-334-7479;
Jill Hauser – 301-334-6965;
Willie Lantz – 301-334-6366;
Ann Sherrard – 301-334-6963;
Kristin Spiker – 301-334-6972;
Karen Wood – 301-334-6979;

This is a constantly evolving situation; and University of Maryland Extension will continue to maintain normal operations as much as possible. Any questions regarding specific programs or services should be sent to UME-Garrett County.

For more information on the statewide response to COVID-19, please visit or click the "COVID-19 Information" tab at the top of the page.

4-12-2020 Newsletter

4-26-2020 Newsletter

5-03-2020 Newsletter

5-24-2020 Newsletter

6-17-2020 Newsletter

7-20-2020 Newsletter

8-12-2020 Newsletter

9-16-2020 Newsletter

10-07-2020 Newsletter

11-11-2020 Newsletter

12-04-2020 Newsletter

1-11-2021 Newsletter

Welcome to the University of Maryland Extension (UME) of Garrett County which is part of a statewide, non-formal education system within the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources of the University of Maryland, College Park and the University of Maryland, Eastern Shore.  This partnership also includes support from USDA as well as county government.  The Garrett County UME faculty and staff provide a broad range of outreach through workshops, seminars, classes, clinics, newsletters, consultations, and media efforts, related to the following topics:

  • 4-H & Youth Development

  • Agriculture

  • Environment & Natural Resources

  • Home Gardening / Master Gardeners

  • Food & Nutrition

  • Health & Wellness

  • Money

Please check the Event Calendar on the right for upcoming extension programs!


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