University of Maryland Extension

Howard County

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Animal Husbandry & Quality Assurance (AH & QA)

The 2019 Maryland 4-H On-Line Animal Husbandry and Quality Assurance (AH&QA) program is open. Members may access the AH&QA program at: http://www.agnr.umd.edu/ahqa/ . Additionally, a link to access the AH&QA program and the 2019 Maryland 4-H AH&QA Information Sheet is posted on the...

Dairy Skillathon

The NEW 2019 Maryland 4-H Dairy Skillathon will be held on Saturday, February 9, 2019 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 Howad 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 New Zoo Revue...

Horse Judging and Hippology

2019 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 are set to begin on March 31st! 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 5th We will be tagging steers on Saturday, January 9, 2018 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...

Summer Programs

2019 Clover Academy- "Small Pets" July 9th-11th, 2019 from 9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. Location: Howard County Fairgrounds, Dining Hall, 2210 Fairgrounds Rd., West Friendship, MD 21794 This program is specifically designed for youth between the ages of 5-7 as of January 1, 2019. Participants will...

Sheep and Goat Identification Day (Tagging and Weighing)

2019 Sheep and Goat Identification Day Information Monday, June 3, 2019 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. GENERAL INFORMATION Packets including the cover letter will be mailed on May1st. If you do not receive your packet in the mail, please contact the Howard County Extension Office at 410-313-2707 to...

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