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Lower Shore Agricultural Science Interest Meeting

Thursday, May. 23, 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Worcester County Extension Office
Would you like to become an Explorer of Agriculture? If so then here is your opportunity to join our Lower Shore 4-H Agricultural Science series. Our Agent Associate Agricultural Specialist and 4-H volunteer Maegan Perdue will be educating our 4-H youth in a hands on experential 6 session series...

Worcester County 4-H Youth Paint Night at the Beach

Tuesday, May. 28, 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
The Ray
Come out and experience a paint night at the beach with Worcester County 4-H and Tickled Paint ART Studio professionals in historic Berlin, Maryland. This workshop is limited to only 20 participants. Please see attached flyer for more information or how to join Worcester County 4-H for a fun night...

Poultry Farm Management for New & Existing Growers

Monday, Jun. 3, 2019 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Harrington Moose Lodge
Poultry Farm Management for New & Existing Growers The University of Maryland Extension has created a one-day workshop for new and existing poultry farmers on Delmarva focusing on poultry farm management. With today’s environment, it is important to learn about the many aspects of poultry farm...

2019 MD 4-H Engineering Camp

Friday, Jun. 7, 2019 - 6:30pm to Sunday, Jun. 9, 2019 - 12:00pm
Rocks 4-H Camp
The purpose of this camp is to introduce you to the many mechanical engineering projects available through 4-H and give you hands-on practice to prepare for county, regional and state contests. Youth ages 12-18 will have the opportunity to explore engineering projects in depth. Project areas that...

Biomimicry: What Would Nature Do?

Saturday, Jun. 8, 2019 (All day)
Paul Sarbanes Coastal Ecology Center
N ature has already solved many of the problems we are grappling with. Animals, plants, and microbes are excellent engineers. After billions of years of " research and development", failures are fossils, and what surrounds us is the secret to survival. Youth ages 9-14 will praticipate in activities...

Biomimicry: What would nature do?

Saturday, Jun. 8, 2019 - 9:00am to 3:00pm
Paul Sarbanes Coastal Ecology Center
Join Worcester County 4-H in looking at nature's design solutions. Youth ages 9-14 will participate in activities about creativity and innovation inspired by nature. Discover how "shark skin" is being used in hospitals, and learn how squid beaks could revolutionize engineering. Bring lunch, water...

Canning Jams Demonstration Demonstration Workshop

Saturday, Jun. 15, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Farmers and Planters Too
Learn to safely preserve summer bounty this year! University of Maryland Extension is introducing a food preservation demonstration workshop on canning jams. This interactive workshop discusses research-based information on food safety principles of canning high acid foods specicifically, jams and...

A Step Back in Time...

Friday, Jun. 28, 2019 (All day)
The Nelson's Family Farm of Pocomoke
Join Worcester County 4-H with our 4-H Summer Fun program "Step back in Time..." Friday June 28th 9am to 3pm For more information or to join us please check out our attached flyer or go to our eventbrite link to RSVP - https://4hsummerfun2019sbit.eventbrite.com

Drying Meat Demonstration Workshop

Saturday, Jun. 29, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Farmers and Planters Too
Learn to safely preserve summer bounty this year! University of Maryland Extension is introducing a food preservation demonstration workshop on drying meat using research-based information. The workshop will discuss food safety principles of handling meat, drying methods, tools and equipments, and...

Hands Across America an International Experience with 4-H

Monday, Jul. 22, 2019 (All day)
The Snow Hill Lions Club
Our Worcester County 4-H Summer Fun International Cultural life program is an outstanding opportunity to dive into the culture, food and ethnic customs, crafts and dances of 10 different Nations. When joining this program you will have the opportunity to participate in the 4-H Cultural Life Program...

2019 Agricultural and Environmental Law Conference

Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019 - 8:00am to 3:00pm
Annapolis, Maryland
Please Save the Date for the 5th Annual Agricultural and Environmental Law Conference. This conference will be held on Thursday, November 14, 2019 in Annapolis, MD. More details are to come. If you have questions please contact Kimberly Johnson at kjohns16@umd.edu .
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