MDA, University of Maryland Announce Farm Stress Assistance Program
The Maryland Department of Agriculture (MDA), in partnership with the University of Maryland Extension (UME), today announced a new statewide Farm Stress Assistance program designed to provide physical and mental health resources to rural communities.
Opening the Lines of Challenging Conversation
New University of Maryland Extension Family Communications and Estate Planning workshops seek to open up the lines of challenging conversation amongst farm families.
Intergenerational 4-H Experience Builds Teen Leadership and Workforce Skills
While many students spent their summer vacations at the beach or playing video games, Baltimore City 4-H youth were teaching senior citizens in their community computer and internet skills.
Kendra Buckel Wells Inducted into the National 4-H Hall of Fame
Kendra Buckel Wells of Rockville, Maryland, was inducted into the National 4-H Hall of Fame on October 14 for her lifetime achievements and contributions to 4-H.
Checking for Phytophthora blight
The hot wet weather this summer has been the perfect conditions for Phytophthora blight of vegetables.
Level Up Your Greenhouse Growing Skills
On July 8, 2021, greenhouse growers from across Maryland gathered to level up their professional skills with a research update and tour at Catoctin Mountain Growers, a large nursery production greenhouse in Western Maryland.