Wicomico County

Welcome to the University of Maryland Extension (UME) of Wicomico County which is part of a statewide educational organization funded by federal, state, and local governments. Our mission is to support Maryland's agricultural industry; protect its valuable natural resources; enhance the well-being of families and individuals, both young and old; and foster the development of strong, stable communities.

The UME network of local or regional offices are staffed by one or more experts who provide useful, practical, and research-based information to agricultural producers, small business owners, youth, consumers, and others in rural areas and communities of all sizes. UME has field offices in all twenty-three Maryland counties and Baltimore City.

This mission is accomplished by faculty and staff within the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources of the University of Maryland, College Park, and the University of Maryland, Eastern Shore through the discovery, integration, dissemination, and application of research based knowledge in the agricultural, human, and life sciences.

The Wicomico 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:   


Nominations for an appointment to the Wicomico Soil Conservation District Board of Supervisors are being accepted by the Maryland State Soil Conservation Committee.The appointment will be for a term to expire July 14, 2026 and will fill the expired term of Robert Guy. Nominations should be sent to: State Soil Conservation Committee,Department of Agriculture, 50 Harry S. Truman Parkway, Room 306,Annapolis, Maryland 21401.

Any interested individual or organization may submit a recommendation. Nominationforms are available at the Wicomico Soil Conservation District Office, 2322 B. Goddard Parkway, Salisbury, MD 21801. Nominations should be received by the State Soil Conservation Committee by July 6, 2021. The form is now available online at www.mda.maryland.gov (click on Conservation, then committees).