Montgomery County Agriculture and Natural Resources Extension Educators work with farmers, landscapers and Nurserymen by providing technical and educational information and resources. Agriculture programs focus on issues which include:

  • Agricultural Production
  • Agriculture Marketing & Regulations
  • Farm Management
  • Farmers Market Promotion & Regulations
  • Environmental Quality
  • Nutrient Management Program
  • Urban Agriculture
  • Pest Management

Our educators:

29th Annual Procrastinator's Pesticide and Urban Nutrient Mgmt. Conference

University of Maryland Extension, in cooperation with Montgomery College, is pleased to announce the 29th Annual Procrastinator's Pesticide and Urban Nutrient Management Conference. The meeting will be in person only.

Topics include exciting happenings in the insect and mite world, turf organic herbicide efficacy trial results, using the pest predictive calendar, disease updates, and equipment calibration. The full agenda will be available in late May.


Yes, this year is a true procrastinator's meeting. And yes, this will still count for Maryland pesticide credits!

Date: Fri, Jun 28 at 7:45 AM

Location: Agricultural History Farm Park • Derwood

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Year of the Woman Farmer

Montgomery County Agricultural Programs

  • Close Encounters with Agriculture

    Close Encounters with Agriculture

  • Agricultural Nutrient Management Program

    Nutrient Management

  • Beginning Farmer Logo

    Small Farm Workshops

    Beginning Small Farm Workshop services are offered annually, please contact

  • Case of Strawberries ready for market

    Commercial Horticulture

  • Pesticide Safety

    Pesticide Safety & Training

  • Bruk Belayneh in strawberry patch with remote moisture sensing units and irrigation equipment.

    Farm and Agribusiness Management

  • Apple orchard

    Fruit and Vegetable Production

  • Bakyard Chickens

    Animal Science

  • Combine harvesting corn

    Row Crop and Forage Production

Working in Cooperation With

  • Montgomery County Office of Agriculture 2

    Montgomery County Office of Agriculture

  • Montgomery Soil Conservation District

    Montgomery Soil Conservation District

  • USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service

    USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service



Beginning Farmer Resources
Frederick, Howard, & Montgomery Counties

Beginning Farmer Resources (PDF)