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Twilight Tour & Tasting – June 19

Wednesday, Jun. 19, 2019 - 4:00pm to 7:00pm
Washington County Agricultural Education Center
The public is invited to the University of Maryland’s 5 th Twilight Tour & Tasting, to be held Wednesday, June 19, 4 to 7 p.m. at the Washington County Agriculture Education Center (in Boonsboro) and the Western Maryland Research & Education Center. The event will showcase everything about...

Harford County Market Sheep, Swine & Goat Weighing & Tagging

Wednesday, May. 8, 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Harford County Equestrian Center
The mandatory tagging and weigh-in for market sheep, swine and goats and commercial breeding animals will be held at the Equestrian Center (Harford County fairgrounds) May 7-8 from from 6:00 - 8:00 pm. The registration form and ear tag fees are due to the 4-H Office on or before Wednesday, May 1...

Harford County Market Sheep, Swine & Goat Weighing & Tagging

Tuesday, May. 7, 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Harford County Equestrian Center
The mandatory tagging and weigh-in for market sheep, swine and goats and commercial breeding animals will be held at the Equestrian Center (Harford County fairgrounds) May 7-8 from from 6:00 - 8:00 pm. The registration form and ear tag fees are due to the 4-H Office on or before Wednesday, May 1...

Learn more about livestock suited to urban production

Article by Neith Little, UMD Extension Agent, Urban Agriculture, Baltimore City Dec 4, 2018 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 regulations. Some municipalities allow the keeping...

Lambing & Kidding School

Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Howard County Fairgrounds in West Friendship, Maryland.
Lambing & Kidding School – January 19, 2019 University of Maryland Extension will hold a Lambing & Kidding School on Saturday, January 19, 2019, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Howard County Fairgrounds in West Friendship, Maryland. The school will feature concurrent programs for adults and youth...

2018 Delmarva Small Ruminant Conference - ALL WORMS ALL DAY

Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018 - 9:30am to 3:30pm
University of Maryland’s Western Maryland Research & Education Center
All topics will pertain to internal parasite (worm and coccidia) control in sheep, goats, and camelids. All speakers are members of the American Consortium for Small Ruminant Parasite Control (ACSRPC; wormx.info ). The conference is a repeat of a similar conference held last year at Delaware State...

Touch-A-Tractor Event at The University of Maryland Eastern Shore

Saturday, May. 12, 2018 - 10:00am to 1:00pm
UMES On-Campus Farm
The Touch-A-Tractor Event will be held on Saturday, May 12th from 10 am- 1 pm at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore On-Campus Farm. Touch-A-Tractor at UMES is a FREE Family Event! This event provides an opportunity for youth to see and touch tractors, trucks, and other farm equipment. Learn...
Get Your Flash Drive - All Worms All Day Proceedings
Proceedings from the Delmarva Small Ruminant Conference All Worms All Day are now available on a flash drive. The conference was held December 9, 2017, at Delaware State University. Speakers were...

FAMACHA Workshop & Certification

Tuesday, Jul. 19, 2016 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Durst Farm
FAMACHA is a diagnostic tool to help farmers identify parasite infection in small ruminants, such as sheep and goats. The tool is a chart that matches eyelid color to anemia levels, an indicator of parasite infection and the presence of stomach worms. This type of diagnosis allows farmers to target...

Toxic Plant Seminar

Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2015 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Harford County Extension Office
Do you know what plants in your pasture pose a threat to your livestock? What steps are you taking to reduce your animals’ risk of eating something toxic? Dr. Anna Snarski and Extension Educator Sara BhaduriHauck will discuss the principles of plant toxicity, identification of toxic plants, and...

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