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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...


The saying "busy as a bee" comes from the hard working honey bee that serves so many important roles: pollinator, defender of the hive, and who can forget being a producer of that sweet honey! Bee colonies serve two general purposes: 1. Pollinating Crops 2. Producing Honey Once you have an...


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...


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 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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