University of Maryland Extension

Somerset County

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Fresh Conversations for Older Adults

Due to COVID-19 pandemic, the in-person Fresh Conversations withing Lower Shore Counties has been delayed until further notice. However, we are currently offering online webinar sessions. What Online Topics Will be Discussed in 2020? Ancient Grains Make a Come Back Sugar:Sinfully Sweet Go with Your...

Agricultural Careers and Entrepreneurship (ACE)

We’re thrilled to roll out the University of Maryland College of Agriculture and Natural Resources’ (AGNR) new Agricultural Careers and Entrepreneurship (ACE) Virtual Center! The ACE Virtual Center provides helpful resources, training, and opportunities for those interested in pursuing a career to...

Helping You Through Covid-19

National Resources Government Response to Coronavirus, COVID-19 - USA.gov Coronavirus Information and Resources - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) - Food & Drug Administration Protect Yourself and Your Community - World Health Organization State...

DelmarvaLife

2020 Episodes For more episodes, click here. Learning All about Magnolias Maintaining Irises Adding Companion Flowers to Your Spring Garden Planting a Spring Garden Shamrocks Growing Herbs Indoors Tricks to Prolong the Life of Cut Flowers

Safe Shopping at the Farmers' Market

June 1st marks the start of the majority of farmers' markets in Maryland. This year, things look a little different at the farmers' market, and it is important to help consumers shop safely to access fresh fruits and vegetables in their community. We are most fortunate that in Maryland, farmers'...

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 Threat 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. The...

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