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What do urban and small-scale direct-market farmers need to know about the USDA's new COVID-19 assistance program? Neith Little, Extension Agent, Urban Agriculture, University of Maryland Extension 5...
Update on the USDA Farmers to Families Food Box Program: Potential market opportunity for wholesale vegetable and fruit producers 5/13/2020 Neith Little, UMD Extension Some of the growers I work with...
Curious about how you can make sure your rain barrel and garden are ready for the growing season? Jennifer Dindinger, Watershed Restoration Specialist with UMD Sea Grant Extension for the Lower...
ForestryCourse Press Release April 30 2020.docx
Since the establishment of Extension services in 1914, agents have provided science-based education in Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS). The knowledge and advice FCS agents deliver to their...
Food shortages and social distancing in grocery stores have caused agriculture and local food sources to be at the forefront of the public’s mind. For over 100 years, Extension has been serving the...
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Extension Programs Ongoing in Virtual Formats
University of Maryland Extension is finding solutions to continue educating our communities in this time of social distancing and we’re excited to share a few of our successful endeavors and updated...
Born during the Great Depression in 1933, Frank Knauer was destined to be a third generation farmer. Frank’s father and grandfather lived in difficult times when approximately 400,000 farms were lost...

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