University of Maryland Extension

Somerset County

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Backyard Farming

Raising your own food can be a rewarding experience. It provides physical activity and a source of fresh food. Raising plants and animals in order to produce food is a great activity for the entire family and can be excellent for mental health. To assist small producers, novice livestock owners and...

Food Supplemental Nutrition Education (FSNE)

Food Supplemental Nutrition Education Worcester County’s Food Supplement Nutrition Education (FSNE) offers nutrition education programs to help Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) households and those eligible for SNAP. FSNE provides nutrition education to help low income individuals...

Beekeeping

THE ASIAN GIANT HORNET - A Thereat to Honey Bee Colonies Click here for more info. There are native hornets and then there are hornets that have been introduced to North America. In the 1800’s the European hornet was brought to North America and has settled in, making nests in cavities of trees...

Volunteers

Become a 4-H Volunteer! Do you like to work with youth? Join Somerset County 4-H as a volunteer. Become a club leader, help out at special events, workshops, and fundraisers, teach at camp, attend the Maryland Youth & Volunteer Forum, and much more. Make an impact in your community and play a...

Workshops

Somerset 4-H Workshops To Be Announced

Helpful Links for Producers & Landowners

There are many resources that producers can use to keep current with the every changing regulations and opportunities for farm operations. Visit the links listed below by clicking on the name of the organization you would like to gather information from. Grant and Loan Programs (You will be...

Commercial Horticulture

Horticulture is the science of growing plants which include fruits, vegetables, flowers, lawns, or ornamentals. Generally, horticulture is seperated into commercial and residential horticulture (includes backyard gardening - visit https://extension.umd.edu/wicomico-county/gardening for backyard and...

Master Gardener

Our Vision We envision a healthier world through environmental stewardship. Our Mission We support the University of Maryland Extension (UME) mission by educating residents about safe, effective and sustainable horticultural practices that build healthy gardens, landscapes, and communities. Our...

Delmarva Gardens

Hosted by Ginny Rosenkranz, UME commercial horticulture extension educator with the University of Maryland Extension, Delmarva Gardens is a monthly local TV show that answers home gardening questions for residents of the Lower Shore. Episodes air Saturdays at 9:00 am on Public Access Channel 14 in...

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