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2021 Maryland Crop Production Meetings Announced University of Maryland Extension has announced dates for this year’s crop production meetings December through February. The meetings will be...
The Agriculture and Food Systems (AgFS) Team is excited to announce a new logo and website that will highlight Extension activities of this statewide program. The mission of the AgFS Extension...
The University of Maryland Extension (UME) is offering a webinar series to provide education on land care practices for small-scale natural area management. The webinar series, which will take place...
Bobby Whitescarver and his wife Jeanne Hoffman operate Meadowview Farm, a cow-calf operation in Swoope, Virginia. According to Whitescarver, they have implemented many best management practices in...
Miscanthus x giganteus (miscanthus) is an emerging bioenergy crop with growing interest in Maryland as an alternative poultry bedding material. This extension bulletin outlines the development of...
An uptick in poultry farming due to the pandemic and resulting food shortages has highlighted a need for animal welfare education, helping new and existing farmers make conscientious decisions about...
Walking is the official Maryland State Exercise
Just in time for October, University of Maryland Extension (UME) is teaming up with the Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) to begin the tradition of Walktober. Walktober is a full month...
High tunnels or hoop houses are popular season-extension tools used by urban farmers, vegetable producers, and cut flower growers. One of the benefits of growing in a high tunnel is that it protects...
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The Maryland Department of Agriculture (MDA) is accepting applications for the Farming for Healthy Soil Program. This three-year program begins this fall and provides financial assistance to farmers...
This summer the University of Maryland (UMD) AGNR strategic initiative team, Advance Innovative, Profitable, and Sustainable Agricultural Production Systems, launched the Agricultural Careers and...

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