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7 Fundamentals for Antibiotic-free Poultry Growing This article is reprinted with permission from Growers working in an antibiotic-free environment must focus on the fundamental...

How Minerals in Your Water Can Impact Production

Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
THE NEXT GROWER LUNCH BREAK Wednesday, February 3, 2021 at Noon Topic: “How Minerals in Your Water Can Impact Your Production” Presenter: Mary Foy, Director of Technical Services of Proxy-Clean ® Products How to Join: Go to...

Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs): Irrigation Water Treatment for High E. coli Levels

Introduction:What should you do if your water test results show that levels of generic E. coli exceed the maximum recommended amount? Before investing in a system to clean and sanitize your irrigation water, do a visual survey of your water sources to investigate what is causing the elevated...

The Maryland 4-H Artful Science Showcase

Saturday, Oct. 31, 2020 - 4:30pm
What’s the “WOW” in Water? Your task, if you choose to participate is to answer the question above. It can take any form of expression to addressthe question; for example a science board, skits, art project, videos, blogs, photo storyboard, video games, ... It should demonstrate the link between...
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The Earth’s climate is changing. Impacts - including higher temperatures, warming water temperatures, rising sea levels, and longer periods of extreme weather - are already being felt in the...
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The Howard County Public School System (HCPSS) has partnered with the Howard County Watershed Stewards Academy (WSA), a program of the University of Maryland Extension, to collaborate on a variety of...
Manager Your Operation With Less Flocks Identify and Correct Impact of Water Health Challenges Associated with Flooding (Video) Taking Drip and Swab Samples Biosecurity Alert Workshops Aim to Pull Local Officials Up to Speed on...More info

Water Consortium Symposium: Is Maryland's Water Future Sustainable and Secure? Opportunities and Challenges

Friday, Nov. 22, 2019 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
FWS Patuxent Research Refuge’s National Wildlife Visitor Center
The symposium will explore the management, policy, socio-economic challenges, research and outreach needs, and opportunities in sustaining Maryland's water supply for future generations. The symposium will revisit the Wolman Report and Recommendations developed after Maryland's last severe drought...

Panel Presentation: Restoration of the Bay and Local Waters

Thursday, Sep. 26, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
UMD Extension Howard County
Learn about the restoration of the Bay, and how you can take part, from experts from the Chesapeake Bay Program. The panel will include: Dana Aunkst, Director, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency: Overview of the Bay Program Lucienda Power, Acting Branch Chief for Science, Analysis and...

Production topics to learn more about

Urban Ag home | Table of contents Across production systems, there are several important urban production topics a grower will need to learn about and consider in their risk management planning: Urban soils and growing media Soil contamination assessment and risk management Nutrient management Crop...


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