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2021 Maryland Crop Production Meetings Announced
Oct 19, 2020 -- 2021 Maryland Crop Production Meetings AnnouncedUniversity of Maryland Extension has announced dates for this year’s crop production meetings December through February. The meetings will be...
New Extension Webpage for Agriculture
Oct 19, 2020 -- The Agriculture and Food Systems (AgFS) Team is excited to announce a new logo and website that...
COVID-19 Update from UME
Jun 29, 2020 -- 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,...
What do urban and small-scale direct-market farmers need to know about the USDA's new COVID-19 assistance program?
May 26, 2020 -- 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,...
UME Family & Consumer Sciences Virtual Education
Apr 27, 2020 -- 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...
Extension Innovation in Times of COVID
Apr 20, 2020 -- 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...
UME COVID-19 Response
Mar 26, 2020 -- The current COVID-19 pandemic has caused changes throughout the entire country. University of Maryland Extension (UME) is committed to maintaining the resources Maryland needs to continue thriving...
Women in Agriculture Events Announced for 2020
Nov 19, 2019 -- The MidAtlantic Women in Agriculture Program is proud to announce winter programs for 2020.  These include the Annual Conference, 5 locations of Annie’s Project and a QuickBooks Class for farm...
Combine harvesting wheat. Image by Lynda Bullock.
Series of Upcoming Workshops Focused on Successful Farm Transfers
Oct 14, 2018 -- College Park, MD – This winter, the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics (AREC) is partnering with the Agriculture Law Education Initiative (ALEI), the...
University of Maryland Extension Offers Urban Farmer Field School
Jul 23, 2018 -- BALTIMORE, MD — University of Maryland Extension will host five farmer field school workshops to help urban farmers develop their agricultural enterprises for success. Held at farms across Prince...
Meet Dean Beyrouty
Nov 6, 2015 -- Dr. Craig Beyrouty officially started on November 1st as Dean of the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources at the University of Maryland. In this role, he will also serve as...
Maryland Ag Commission Tours Prince George's County
Nov 4, 2015 -- The Maryland Agricultural Commission kicked off its fall 2015 tour at ...
University of Maryland to Award Scholarships to 4-H State Fair Winners
Aug 5, 2015 -- Youth participating in 4-H competitions during the upcoming 2015 Maryland State Fair in Timonium, Md. will have an extra incentive to put on a good...
A Grow to Give Garden Needs Your Help
Mar 11, 2015 -- Spring is just around the corner! Gethsemane United Methodist Church’s food pantry and the Food Supplement Nutrition Education (FSNE) staff are planning Year Three of our “Grow to Give Garden”....
Upcoming Farm Bill Workshops Announced For Maryland Producers
Oct 31, 2014 --             USDA – Farm Service Agency University of Maryland’s Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics (AREC), University of Maryland Extension (UME), Maryland Department of Agriculture...
"Planting" Agriculture at Gwynn Park High School
Apr 4, 2014 -- On March 19th students from the newly established Curriculum for Agricultural Science Education (CASE) program at...
Maryland Make it With Wool Sewing School!
Feb 18, 2014 -- A workshop for youth and adults from beginner to experienced skill levels
New Leadership for University of Maryland Extension
Jan 16, 2014 -- The College of Agriculture and Natural Resources at the University of Maryland is pleased to announce Dr. Stephen Wright as the new Associate Dean/Associate Director of University of Maryland...
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New Prince George's County Website to Promote Local Farms and Farmers Markets
Jul 19, 2013 -- The website www.princegeorgesfarmfun.com – developed to  support and promote local farms, farmers markets and agricultural heritage sites –...
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