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Maryland 4-H Requirements and Tools for Exhibiting 4-H Sheep Projects

When preparing to show livestock in 4-H it can be overwhelming at times with the rules and guidelines that are found within the Maryland 4-H program and specifically in your individual county. If you take the time to read over the rules and guidelines and have open communication with your 4-H...

Maryland 4-H Requirements and Tools for Exhibiting 4-H Beef Projects

When preparing to show livestock in 4-H it can be overwhelming at times with the rules and guidelines that are found within the Maryland 4-H program and specifically in your individual county. If you take the time to read over the rules and guidelines and have open communication with your 4-H...

Maryland 4-H Requirements and Tools for Exhibiting 4-H Beef Projects

When preparing to show livestock in 4-H it can be overwhelming at times with the rules and guidelines that are found within the Maryland 4-H program and specifically in your individual county. If you take the time to read over the rules and guidelines and have open communication with your 4-H...

Maryland 4-H Requirements and Tools for Exhibiting 4-H Meat Goat Projects

When preparing to show livestock in 4-H it can be overwhelming at times with the rules and guidelines that are found within the Maryland 4-H program and specifically in your individual county. If you take the time to read over the rules and guidelines and have open communication with your 4-H...

Winter Weather and Small Flocks: What You Need to Know

As winter approaches, it is important to make sure that equipment and housing are ready well in advance. By starting winter preparations early, there will be plenty of time to fix any problems before the cold sets in.

4-H Livestock Exhibitor Challenge

Tuesday, May. 5, 2020 - 9:30am to Wednesday, May. 13, 2020 - 11:45pm
4-H members' homes
The Harford County 4-H program is sponsoring a 4-H Livestock Exhibitor Challenge ! Packets are located below in the Related Files section and are divided by Juniors (ages 8-10) and Intermediates/Seniors (ages 11 & up). Submit your final completion packet, including video, by Wednesday, May 13...

Preparing Your Farm for Impacts of COVID-19

What is COVID-19? Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a respiratory disease caused by a novel coronavirus (official name: SARS-CoV-2) that was identified in 2019. This virus is responsible for the respiratory disease outbreak that began in Wuhan, China in late 2019 and quickly circulated around...

4-H Livestock Exhibitor Information Night - Postponed

Thursday, Apr. 16, 2020 - 7:00pm
Harford County Agricultural Center
Please join us for our first Livestock Exhibitor Information Night! This is for all livestock exhibitors, new and returning, from any 4-H club or FFA chapter. Discussion to include: Quality Assurance training Proper feeding techniques Health papers Showmanship techniques Deadlines for ownership...

State food safety laws

Urban Ag home | Table of contents States share regulatory authority with the federal government in many areas, but states enjoy complete jurisdiction over farmers markets and other types of direct farm sales, retail sales, restaurants, and many types of small-scale agricultural production and...

Federal food safety laws

Urban Ag home | Table of contents In general, federal regulations apply to all foods that are sold in interstate commerce (meaning across state borders) or foreign commerce, and states have the power to regulate most foods that are only sold intrastate (see “What’s federalism got to do with it?”...

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