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Updated: March 24, 2022

Maryland’s Energy Market: The State Consumes More Energy than it Produces (FS-1188)

This report explores the historical trends, current status, and potential growth of Maryland’s solar photovoltaic (PV) market in terms of market share, use sectors, and current investments. The report also addresses the deployment capacity and market potential for residential, commercial, and utility-scale sectors within Maryland. Various solar initiatives, legislation, and other enabling policies currently impacting the solar market are also discussed. Author: Drew Schiavone; Title: Maryland’s Energy Market: The State Consumes More Energy than it Produces (FS-1188)
Updated: March 11, 2022

Leg Health in Chickens (FS-1179)

In this fact sheet and in the associated series of infographics, we will examine a variety of illnesses which impact the leg health of poultry, including: Bacterial Chondronecrosis with Osteomyelitis (BCO), Bumblefoot Osteoporosis, Tibial Dyschondroplasia (TD), and Twisted Legs. Authors: Anna Magnaterra and Dr. Shawna Weimer. Title: Leg Health in Chickens (FS-1179).
Updated: March 17, 2022

Health Insurance Claim Problem? How to Navigate the Health Insurance Claims Process (FS-1181)

Health insurance plans have different rules about the health providers you can use and the claims they will cover, and appealing their decisions can be confusing. This article provides an easy guide to the health insurance claim and appeal process. Authors: Dorthy Nuckols, Catherine Sorenson, Lisa Mccoy, Rebecca Ajiboye. Title: Health Insurance Claim Problem? How to Navigate the Health Insurance Claims Process (FS-1181)
Updated: October 18, 2021

Watering Seeds of Change with Rainwater

his fact sheet describes an innovative rainwater harvesting system used to irrigate produce at the Religious Coalition for Emergency Human Needs' garden in Frederick, Maryland. The rainwater harvesting system has diverted stormwater, increased food security, and improved well being in the community.
Updated: October 21, 2021

Why Extension Abroad Matters at Home A Fact Sheet for Extension Specialists and Leaders

This Fact Sheet highlights the ways in which Cooperative Extension at U.S. Land Grant Institutions benefits from and contributes to efforts towards global food security through knowledge and technology transfer, innovative leadership, cultural exchange, and institutional capacity building.
Updated: September 21, 2021

Protecting Your Mental and Emotional Health From Coronavirus

During a pandemic, empower yourself and help remove the stigma related to mental and emotional health needs through education.
Updated: September 21, 2021

How Can Growers Determine Apple Fruit Maturity and Optimal Harvest Dates?

Independent of the target market of your apples, estimating optimum harvest dates is critical not only for scheduling labor, but also to ensure a high-quality product.
Updated: September 9, 2021

Sickness Behavior in Chickens

Chickens of all types use vocalizations to communicate with each other and express their needs. We can gain insight into chicken health, behavior, and overall welfare by understanding how and why chickens vocalize.
Updated: September 15, 2021

Relationships Between Chicken Vocalizations and Health, Behavior, and Welfare

Chickens of all types use vocalizations to communicate with each other and express their needs. We can gain insight into chicken health, behavior, and overall welfare by understanding how and why chickens vocalize.
Updated: August 18, 2021

El Pez Bagre azul en la bahía de Che sapeake: ¡Invasor, pero delicioso y nutritivo!

Blue Catfish has a slate blue body with smooth skin, a silverwhite belly and four pairs of black, whisker-like barbels around its mouth. Its smooth skin lacks scales. Adults usually grow to be less than two feet long but can be up to five feet and weigh more than 100 pounds.