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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...
Alert from MDA: If you live in Maryland and have received a package of seeds that you did not order, please report them immediately to the Maryland Department of Agriculture's Plant Protection and...
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A free, online series entitled “Investing in Your Farm’s Future” will begin on Thursday, August 6 and will run for four consecutive Thursdays from 6:00 to 7:30PM. Topics include “Retirement Planning...
oyster aquaculture in Maryland
University of Maryland Extension (UME) faculty are partnering in a multi-institutional aquaculture research project, led by UMD’s A. James Clark School of Engineering and funded by a $10 million...
As the community outreach arm of the University of Maryland, we have been serving Maryland’s neighborhoods and residents for over 100 years, and despite the recent changes, Extension remains...
The past few months of 2020 have been trying for youth and families as they try to understand and navigate all of the uncertainty of a pandemic, natural disasters, and most recently the public...

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