University of Maryland Extension


Urban livestock

Urban Ag home | Table of contents Figure 12: Urban agriculture can successfully integrate small livestock, such as rabbits or miniature goats. Photo by Edwin Remsberg, © University of Maryland—AGNR Image Library The types of livestock raised in urban areas are constrained by both space and local...

Allegany / Garrett Beekeeping Field Day

Saturday, May. 30, 2015 - 9:00am to 3:00pm
Camp Hickory Environmental Education Center
Learn how to raise honey bees at this exciting workhop to be held on May 30th. Cost is $20.00 per peson which includes materials and lunch.

Garrett Allegany Beekeeping Field Day

Saturday, Jun. 7, 2014 - 9:00am to 3:00pm
Hickory Environmental Education Center
Garrett Allegany Beekeeping Field Day will be held on June 7, 2014. The program will be at 9:00 am and break for lunch at noon. There will be speakers in the morning on new treatments, hive management and queen breeding. The afternoon demonstrations will last until approximately 3:00 pm...

The Love Story of the Tomato & Landreth Heirloom Seed Sale

Monday, Apr. 1, 2013 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Baltimore County Ag Center
Monday, April 1, 7-9pm The Love Story of the Tomato & Landreth Heirloom Seed Sale Barb Melera, CEO of Landreth Seeds, the oldest Seed House in America will delight us with America’s Story of The Tomato, History’s Original Love Story of Adventure, Passion, Commitment & Nonsense. The Tomato...

Landreth opens lecture series with the Love Story of Tomato and an Heirloom Seed Sale

This year’s spring lecture series, featuring some perennial favorites and some new topics, will be held evenings on April 1, 8, 22 and 29 from 7-9 p.m. at the Baltimore County Agriculture Center at 1114 Shawan Road. The price is $15 per evening for the general public. Master Gardeners can attend...

Summer stingers – Eastern yellowjackets, Vespula maculifrons

Recently, while mowing my lawn, I was jumped by a wicked band of furious yellowjackets that swarmed from their subterranean redoubt and delivered a couple of memorable stings to my ankle. As I danced away from the swirling storm, they sought retribution on my unfortunate lawnmower. Yellowjackets...
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