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2021 Maryland Crop Production Meetings Announced
Oct 19, 2020 -- 2021 Maryland Crop Production Meetings AnnouncedUniversity of Maryland Extension has announced dates for this year’s crop production meetings December through February. The meetings will be...
New Extension Webpage for Agriculture
Oct 19, 2020 -- The Agriculture and Food Systems (AgFS) Team is excited to announce a new logo and website that...
COVID-19 Update from UME
Jun 29, 2020 -- As the community outreach arm of the University of Maryland, we have been serving Maryland’s neighborhoods and residents for over 100 years, and despite the recent changes,...
Extension Innovation in Times of COVID
Apr 20, 2020 -- Food shortages and social distancing in grocery stores have caused agriculture and local food sources to be at the forefront of the public’s mind. For over 100 years, Extension has...
UME COVID-19 Response
Mar 26, 2020 -- The current COVID-19 pandemic has caused changes throughout the entire country. University of Maryland Extension (UME) is committed to maintaining the resources Maryland needs to continue thriving...
Four students take part in stormdrain stenciling at an elementary school
Howard County Students Learn How to Care for Local Waterways
Dec 19, 2019 -- The Howard County Public School System (HCPSS) has partnered with the Howard County Watershed Stewards Academy (WSA), a program of the University of Maryland Extension, to collaborate on a variety...
Combine harvesting wheat. Image by Lynda Bullock.
Series of Upcoming Workshops Focused on Successful Farm Transfers
Oct 14, 2018 -- College Park, MD – This winter, the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics (AREC) is partnering with the Agriculture Law Education Initiative (ALEI), the...
Maryland Department of Agriculture
Farmers May Apply Commercial Fertilizer to Small Grains Beginning February 25
Feb 21, 2018 -- ANNAPOLIS, MD (Feb. 20, 2017) – The Maryland Department of Agriculture today announced that farmers who planted small grains for harvest last fall may “top dress” these crops with commercial...
Howard County Farmer, UMD Alumnus Donates Estate Worth $3 Million to MD 4-H
Aug 13, 2015 -- The generous donation of a Howard County farmer's estate is greatly enhancing the Maryland 4-H Foundation's ability to sustain and improve...
University of Maryland to Award Scholarships to 4-H State Fair Winners
Aug 5, 2015 -- Youth participating in 4-H competitions during the upcoming 2015 Maryland State Fair in Timonium, Md. will have an extra incentive to put on a good...
Farm Management Classes for Women
Jan 5, 2015 -- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASECONTACT Karen Basinger 410-313-1908Farm Management Classes for Women Annie’s...
Upcoming Farm Bill Workshops Announced For Maryland Producers
Oct 31, 2014 --             USDA – Farm Service Agency University of Maryland’s Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics (AREC), University of Maryland Extension (UME), Maryland Department of Agriculture...
Maryland Make it With Wool Sewing School!
Feb 18, 2014 -- A workshop for youth and adults from beginner to experienced skill levels
Ag Week at the Mall Schedule
Feb 4, 2014 -- FREDERICK COUNTY AGRICULTURE WEEK The Frederick County Agriculture Week will be held on February 17-22, 2014 at the Francis Scott Key Mall in Frederick, Maryland with the...
New Leadership for University of Maryland Extension
Jan 16, 2014 -- The College of Agriculture and Natural Resources at the University of Maryland is pleased to announce Dr. Stephen Wright as the new Associate Dean/Associate Director of University of Maryland...
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