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With Buildings Preparing to Reopen, It’s Time to Think About Stagnant Water and Health Risks

This is an infographic increasing awareness of potential water quality and health risks (lead, copper and Legionella bacteria) associated with reopening buildings that have been closed for an extended period.

Maryland 4-H Issue Forum for Teens

Wednesday, Jul. 1, 2020 - 9:30am to 4:00pm
Virtually
Maryland 4-H Issue Forum , July 1, 2020, from 9:30 am - 4:00 pm is a premier teen leadership experience to foster civil discourse and community action in Maryland! This year the Issue Forum will take place virtually. The forum is designed for teens 14-19 years old who want to help make a change in...
University of Maryland College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (AGNR) is collaborating with multiple universities, partners, farmers, and stakeholders from throughout the Chesapeake Bay...

Water Quality and Food Safety Understanding Factors Impacting Surface Water Quality

The FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Produce Safety Rule (PSR) requires farmers to test water used for agricultural production for generic E. coli. This document helps farmers understand how to interpret their water testing results, environmental factors that can impact those results, and...

Poultry Growers' Meeting - Water Quality and Broiler Welfare

Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Caroline-Dorechester County Fairgrounds' 4-H Park
Poultry Growers’ Meeting – Water Quality and Broiler Welfare When: Tuesday, October 8, 2019 Time: 6pm to 8pm Where: Caroline-Dorchester County Fairgrounds’ 4-H Park Address: 8230 Detour Rd., Denton, MD 21629 Event Type: Poultry Growers’ Farm Management Meeting The University of Maryland Extension,...
This edition of Agronomy News includes articles on cover crop termination date in soybean, Syngenta class action lawsuit, summer grazing management, water quality BMP meeting, new tax credit pilot program, spray drift, 4R Field Day,...More info

Sodium in Your Well Water: A Health Concern

Knowing the amount of sodium in your drinking water is important for your health, especially if you have high blood pressure. Sodium is an essential mineral for maintaining a healthy fluid balance and is important for brain function and muscle contractions, but consuming too much sodium can elevate...
Industry experts speak on poultry water quality, litter management by Carol Kinsley | Sep 29, 2017 DENTON, Md. (Oct. 3, 2017) — While poultry experts were in the area for the Delmarva Poultry...
Lwemiyaga area, Uganda -- AGNR is committed to fighting hunger and food insecurity in underdeveloped areas around the world, striving to improve health and quality of life for those in need. To this...

CBLP Level 2 Assessment

Friday, Dec. 1, 2017 - 8:00am to 5:00pm
TBD
Registration will open summer 2017. Level 2 professionals demonstrate prior experience designing and/or installing stormwater practices, and then successfully complete an advanced training seminar and assessment focused on design and/or installation.

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