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Charles County

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Winter Crop Production Meetings 2020-2021

University of Maryland Extension has announced save the dates for this year’s crop production meetings December through February. The meetings will be conducted online with Zoom. The most recent research, information and data will be shared at these meetings and will help make 2021 growing...

AG Update Newsletters

Click here to sign up to receive email newsletter updates on conferences, new regulations, educational opportunities, and other local farming news. Click the links below to browse archived information from past newsletters. Newsletters: October 13, 2020 September 22, 2020 September 10, 2020

2020 Virtual Twilight Tour Videos

With in-person meetings being cancelled due to COVID-19 restrictions, we have taken our annual twilight tour virtual! There's no tractor or hay wagon this year, but you can still learn what's been going on at the University of Maryland Research and Education Centers this past summer. Please enjoy...

Fresh Conversations for Older Adults

Due to COVID-19 pandemic, the in-person Fresh Conversations is delayed until further notice. However, we are currently offering this program online. What Are This Year’s Topics? Sugar: Sinfully Sweet Should You Worry About Vitamin D Deficiency? Dairy Case Dilemma: Is It Really Milk? Ancient Grains...

Explore the Outdoors with 4-H

15 Ways to Address Nature Deficit Disorder Anywhere, Anytime ~ Get Outside!! Amy Lang, 4-H Youth Development Educator, University of Maryland Extension amlang@umd.edu Have a picnic. Grab a towel or blanket and enjoy lunch outside. Go cloud watching. Look up—watch how fast the clouds are moving...

IPM Reports

2020 Corn Earworm Moth Monitoring A Scentry nylon mesh trap baited with Hercon Helicoverpa zea pheromone lures was placed at a farm in Hughesville, MD, and monitored weekly for corn earworm adults. The tables below report trap captures and indicate recommended control actions based on number of...

Camp 2020

ARE YOU READY FOR 4-H CAMP, CHARLES COUNTY WAY? For 2020, we have found a way to offer a new and different camp. It will be a drive through 4-H camp on Sunday, August 23 rd from 2-5 at the Charles County Fairgrounds. You will be receiving your 2020 camp bead, get to see the camp staff, receive camp...

2020 SoMD Virtual Dog Event

Typically at this time of year, our 4-H members are busily working with their dogs and preparing for the show season. Since COVID-19 is preventing us from having in-person meetings, we’re going to do some virtual educational offerings. We’re even going to try our hand at the first Southern MD...

Appreciating Our Volunteers

The University of Maryland Extension, along with Extension nationwide, is what it is because of the commitment of thousands of dedicated volunteers. Volunteers have been involved over the past 100 years in helping to carry out the mission of extension into homes, communities and workplaces. The...

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