University of Maryland Extension

Howard County

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Horse Bowl

Winter is fast approaching and we are gearing up for a fantastic Horse Bowl season. What is Horse Bowl? Horse Bowl is like the TV show “That’s Academic” where contestants are asked questions related to horses and they buzz in to compete using fun buzzers. We meet once a week from December until...

Animal Science Records Award Program and Application Process

The awards program will provide recognition to senior age 4-H members (14-18 years as of January 1st of the current year) who demonstrate: 1) distinguished levels of engagement in the Maryland 4-H Animal Science Program projects and related activities, and 2) excellence in project record keeping...

Animal Husbandry & Quality Assurance (AH & QA)

2020 Maryland 4-H On-Line Animal Husbandry and Quality Assurance (AH&QA) Program Members may access the AH&QA program at: http://www.agnr.umd.edu/ahqa/ once it is open. The site will open mid March 2020. All 4-H members enrolled in alpacas, beef, dairy, goats, horse and pony, llamas,...

Dairy Skillathon

The NEW 2020 Maryland 4-H Dairy Skillathon will be held on Saturday, February 8, 2020 at the University of Maryland Extension-Carroll County Office at 700 Agriculture Center Drive, Westminster, MD. Check in begins at 9:30 AM and the contest begins at 10 AM The Dairy Skillathon is a contest in which...

Broilers

This 4-H project involves raising poultry of a meat-type from 1 day old baby chicks to finish, 6-8 weeks. The birds grow rapidly and are purchased in quantity for this project through University of Maryland Extension. 4-Hers taking this project learn to feed, care and manage these birds and it is a...

Carroll County 4-H postitions

The University of Maryland Extension in Westminster, Maryland. One position is focused on leadership,volunteer development and STEM and the other position is focused on camping & environmental sciences .

2019 Howard County 4-H Fair Book

General Rules - PLEASE READ Contests Indoor Building Livestock All Star Showmanship Bicycle Clover Livestock Skillathon Creative Writing Dog and Food Nutrition Bowl Hands-on Activities Horsemanship Horse Photo Livestock Judging Livestock Skillathon Manikin Modeling Mini Fashion Revue Model Horse...

Horse Judging and Hippology

2020 Horse Judging and Hippology Information We are pleased to announce a great opportunity for members who have an interest or have a love for horses! You do not need to have a horse for this program! Practices for Hippology and Horse Judging will beging in late March 2020. What is horse judging...

Becoming a Master Gardener

University of Maryland Extension Master Gardener Program is designed to train participants as volunteer horticultural educators to support the University of Maryland Extension mission by educating residents about safe, effective and sustainable horticultural practices that build healthy gardens,...

Beef Identification Day

Beef Identification Day-Saturday, January 4th We will be tagging steers on Saturday, January 4, 2020 at the Howard County Fairgrounds. Animals must be halter broken. Tagging, weighing, etc. will be done from 9:00 A.M. until 10:30 A.M. All steers must be tagged on the 5 th . Make your hauling...

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