University of Maryland Extension

Frederick County

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Nutrient Management

In 1989, the Maryland Department of Agriculture and the Cooperative Extension Service developed the Nutrient Management program. The purpose of the program is to reduce nutrient loadings, chiefly nitrogen and phosphorus, that pose a threat to the Chesapeake Bay. The efforts are aimed at educating...

Home Gardening

HELPING YOU THROUGH COVID-19 UM Extension Frederick County Update 4/6/20 University of Maryland Extension Response to COVID-19 News Release 3/19/20 The Frederick County Extension Home Horticulture department has one educator, Susan Trice, who also serves as the Master Gardener Coordinator. She is...

Agriculture

HELPING YOU THROUGH COVID-19 ( Frederick County Extension Resource Page) Frederick County's rich agricultural industry relies heavily on the latest techniques and methods in production, marketing, and management. University of Maryland Extension Frederick County relays the latest information from...

DAIRY SCIENCE

Dairy farming is the leading agricultural industry in Frederick County. During 2011, our 103 dairy farms were home to 14,500 cows that produced 266 million pounds of milk. That is equivalent to about 6.2 glasses of milk per Frederick County resident every day. That may sound like a lot of milk, but...

Food & Nutrition

HELPING YOU THROUGH COVID-19 UM Extension Frederick County Update 4/6/20 University of Maryland Extension Response to COVID-19 News Release 3/19/20 Protect Your Health and Find Help for Financial Stress blog Food Safety and COVID-19 Searching for objective, reliable and credible answers to your...

Paddock Pals

Club Type: Community Club - most have livestock projects, but we have 4-H members with all species. We do fundraising and club event participation is required. Community Location: New Market Club Leader: Amanda Rhinehart Phone Number: 240-674-4835 E-Mail Address: kiwi0924@aol.com Meeting Location:...

Myersville Mountaineers

Club Type: Community Club Community Location: Myersville Club Leader: Barbara Parsley Phone Number: 301-293-1324 E-Mail Address : parsleypatch@verizon.net Meeting Location: Myersville St. Paul's Lutheran Church 400 Main St; Myersville, MD Meeting Time: First Monday of the month from 7:00-8:30 p.m.

Jr. Dairy Club

Specialty Club: Emphasis on Dairy project activities. Club is currently inactive.

Clovers

Educators & 4-H Friends, Welcome to the Clover Adventures Youth Development program. Clover Adventures is an early childhood education program designed to foster growth and development of youth between the ages of 5 and 8 years. The Clover Adventures program is organized into 12 lessons to be...

Family & Consumer Sciences

Searching for objective, reliable and credible answers to your food and nutrition questions? Are you looking for ways to help reduce your impact on the environment, save money, and live a healthier, happier life? Do you need ideas or extra help with ways to cut down expenses either around the...

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