University of Maryland Extension

Dorchester County

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Potato Field Workshop

3rd Annual Eastern Shore Potato Field Workshop Come, see and feel new potato genotypes of table stock and processing tubers in varying colors of purple, red, and yellow. Anyone who is growing potatoes or interested to grow potatoes should attend this meeting. This event is free and open to the...

Food Preservation and Canning

Home canning is an art and science that has been practiced for more than a century. With new scientific discoveries and technological developments, we now know principles involved in the canning process. Because of these scientific discoveries, USDA has created recommendations for the process of...

Nutrition for All Ages

University of Maryland Extension's Family Consumer Science educator works in sync with various communities and families on the Lower shore to help them understand sound eating practices, daily nutritional needs and improving their lifestyle. For further nutrition and food safety information,...

4-H Clubs

A 4-H club may already be meeting in your neighborhood. If not, a new club could be formed with help from a few interested adults. Interested youth and adults should phone or visit the Dorchester County 4-H Office : Dorchester Shooting Sports Club Thendara 4-H Center Lord's Crossing Road Hurlock,...

Research and Variety Trials

Small Grain Variety Trials in Maryland Soybean Variety Trials in Maryland Corn Variety Trials in Maryland

Environment & Natural Resources

Farming’s impacts on natural resources and the environment are getting more and more attention these days—nowhere more so than here in Maryland, where the Chesapeake Bay is so important for commercial, recreational, and symbolic purposes. Farmers have traditionally been concerned with protecting...

Health & Wellness

Food, glorious food. For some it’s a sensory pleasure, for others just a fact of life, but for all of us eating has an important impact on our health and wellbeing. The University of Maryland Extension has educational programs, applied research projects, and lots of information on food-related...

Money

Budgeting and Financial Management program provides education, guidance and resources to youth and adults in Baltimore through seminars, group training, train-the-trainer and workshops in the following skill areas at little or no cost – if conducted as a group training at your facility. Budgeting...

MG - Gardening Topics

Master Gardeners educate residents to create healthier gardens, landscapes and communities - here are a few topics you may find of interest. Container Vegetable Gardening - bothered by rabbits? Look at this creative design for a salad table (Link to fact sheet for the vegetable table construction...

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