Your University of Maryland Extension (UME) Office in Baltimore City provides useful, up-to-date information and educational programs for individuals, families, the neighborhoods of the city, and the Baltimore community.
UME is sponsored jointly by the University of Maryland, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and the City of Baltimore. Extension offices are located in all 23 Maryland counties, as well as Baltimore City, and they are all administered through the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, College Park campus.
As a unit of the Cooperative Extension System, Extension Educators have access to a broad breath of information and data, within the Maryland University System and nationally. There is an Extension office in virtually all 3,500 US counties and US territories. Each is managed through their state's land grant institution or university, as mandated by the Smith-Lever Act.