University of Maryland Extension

Allegany County

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Food & Nutrition

This fall! Join us for Fresh Conversations! To register for any or all sessions, click the links below: September 9, 11:00AM: Go with Your Gut Bacteria Learn about the importance of the gut microbiome and foods that promote gut health.


About Maryland Agriculture Agriculture and natural resources are crucial to Maryland’s economy, environment and way of life of its residents. From the food we eat, to the flowers and plants in our homes, the landscaping of our yards, valuable real estate, beautiful coastal waters and fine...

4-H Newsletters

4-H Newsletters for Allegany County: Allegany County 4-H publishes a monthly newsletter which highlights upcoming events, spotlighting past events and achievements, and various other information. It is distributed electronically via email as well as by mail. If you have something to share please...

4-H & Youth Development

What is 4-H? 4-H is a community. It is delivered by Cooperative Extension—a community of more than 100 public universities across the nation that provides experiences where young people learn by doing. Kids complete hands-on projects in areas like health, science, agriculture and citizenship, in a...

4-H Animal Science

What Do I Need to Show Animals at the 2020 Fair? A checklist for meeting fair requirements. Maryland 4-H Animal Husbandry and Quality Assurance Program Allegany County members must complete by July 1 . Maryland Horsemanship Standards Allegany County members must complete by July 1 . Livestock...

Allegany County 4-H Youth Place at Maryland 4-H Wildlife Habitat Contest

Recently four Allegany County 4-H members competed at State Wildlife Habitat contest. Olivia Young placed 4 th in Senior division and is eligible for the Maryland team to compete at Nationals; Rob Bower placed 1 st in Junior division; Bill Bower placed 1 st in Intermediate division and Jeremiah...

Allegany County

We are still available Monday through Friday, 8:00AM to 4:30PM. Contact us at:

Jennifer Bentlejewski:  301-724-3320,

Amanda Hawkins: 301-724-3320,

Ashby Ruddle:  301-724-3320, extension 115,

Jesse Ketterman:  301-724-3320, extension 101,

Jessica Mellon:  301-724-3320, extension 108,


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