The University of Maryland Extension offers educational programs throughout the year in a variety of formats including conferences, field days, short courses, and online programming.

For more specific details about upcoming programs and events, check out the University of Maryland Extension searchable events calendar or visit the Maryland Dairy Facebook events page.

UME Events Calendar      Maryland Dairy Events

Field Days

Maryland Dairy Day

University of Maryland Extension is partnering with the Maryland Dairy Industry Association to host an on-farm educational event each summer.  This year's event will take place on July 12, 2022 from 10am - 2:30 pm at Coldsprings Farm located in New Windsor, MD.  The program will feature topics related to fertilizer management, calf management, and compost barn management.  Speakers include Dr. Nicole Fiorellino (UME), Dr. Amanda Grev (UME), and Sue Puffenbarger (Zoetis). The program will also include a producer panel discussion focused on compost pack barn management.  

Details and Registration

Annual Conferences

Mid-Atlantic Consortium

Join us for the Mid-Atlantic Consortium, typically held
in early summer each year! This Extension In-service
event is a joint effort of 7 land-grant institutions in the
Mid-Atlantic and Northeast Region.

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Mid-Atlantic Nutrition Conference

The annual Mid-Atlantic Nutrition Conference
is hosted in April each year and features topics
related to equine, poultry, dairy, and small
ruminant nutrition.

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