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Image of poultry house at sunrise on the Eastern Shore of MD.  Image by Jon Moyle
Workshops Aimed at Local Officials Covering Developing Agricultural Issues to be Held in Wye Mills and Salisbury
Aug 19, 2019 -- College Park, MD. – Chesapeake College and the Lower Shore American Job Center will host one-day workshops for local officials interested in learning more about developing...
Light of Literacy Award presented to Wicomico County UME
May 1, 2019 -- The Wicomico County University of Maryland Extension team was awarded a 2019 Light of Literacy award by Wicomico Public Library, for their programming supporting traditional, financial and health...
Combine harvesting wheat. Image by Lynda Bullock.
Series of Upcoming Workshops Focused on Successful Farm Transfers
Oct 14, 2018 -- College Park, MD – This winter, the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics (AREC) is partnering with the Agriculture Law Education Initiative (ALEI), the...
Industry Experts Speak on Poultry Water Quality, Litter Management
Oct 4, 2017 -- Industry experts speak on poultry water quality, litter...
Golf and Stem Expo
May 17, 2017 -- Join us for...
State 4-H Communication Contest - Results
May 1, 2017 -- State 4-H Communication Contest - Results of State Event @...
Consider applying as a youth worker at the Maryland State Fair!
May 1, 2017 -- Calling all Maryland 4-H youth ages 14-18 years old! Consider applying as a youth worker at the Maryland State Fair. The building will be opened from 10am...
Growing With Grains - Food From Our Farms
Apr 20, 2017 -- Many children today do not have the opportunity to be involved with growing food for their family. With the Growing with Grains – Food from our Farms program, kindergarten students at Willards...
Citizen Science Ambassador
Jan 18, 2017 -- Are you age 13-18 and love citizen science? We invite you to be a leader in spreading the word about citizen science and how it can empower youth to help change the world....
Caring For A Fresh Cut Christmas Tree
Dec 19, 2016 -- There's nothing better than the smell of a fresh cut Christmas tree in the home for the holiday season.  Having a fresh cut tree takes some maintenance to ensure it lasts...
2017 4-H Youth in Action Awards: Application Open!
Aug 31, 2016 --  National 4-H Council is now accepting applications for the 2017 4-H Youth in Action Awards to be presented at the eighth annual Legacy Awards in Washington, D.C. on ...
Poultry Growers Electrical Farm Safety Workshop
May 26, 2016 -- POULTRY GROWERS ELECTRICAL FARM SAFETY WORKSHOPPoultry Growers Electrical Farm Safety workshop seeks to save lives...
Worcester County 4-H Takes The Farm to School
Apr 29, 2016 -- The Worcester County UME 4-H Farm Visit was a collaboration with the Worcester County Board of Education, University of Maryland Extension (UME) 4-H, Agriculture, EFNEF and STEM educators from the...
New Worcester County 4-H Club Explores Robotics
Nov 19, 2015 -- New Worcester County 4-H Club Explores Robotics A new 4-H club has fledged in the...
Meet Dean Beyrouty
Nov 6, 2015 -- Dr. Craig Beyrouty officially started on November 1st as Dean of the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources at the University of Maryland. In this role, he will also serve as...
4-H Making a Difference in Pocomoke City
Nov 2, 2015 -- Worcester UME would like to give a shout out to our 4-H Program Assistant Kelly Carroll-Richardson for truly making a difference on National Make a Difference Day, Saturday, October 24, 2015....
Welcome Kathy Decker to Worcester UME
Oct 28, 2015 -- Welcome KATHY DECKER to Worcester County UME! Kathy is the new Administrative Assistant II for the Worcester County Extension Office in Snow Hill, MD. Kathy was raised in Salisbury and...
Taking Biosecurity Measures to Limit Your Legal Liability for the Spread of Avian Influenza
Sep 18, 2015 -- By:Paul Goeringer, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics and AgLaw Education Initiative,Dr. Jon Moyle, University of Maryland Extension, andAshley...
University of Maryland to Award Scholarships to 4-H State Fair Winners
Aug 5, 2015 -- Youth participating in 4-H competitions during the upcoming 2015 Maryland State Fair in Timonium, Md. will have an extra incentive to put on a good...
Extension Hosts 25th Annual Lower Shore Farm Tour
May 20, 2015 -- (The following article was written by Lauren Holloway from WBOC TV) MARDELA SPRINGS, Md.- University of Maryland Extension-Lower Shore held their 25th annual Lower Shore Wicomico...
Avian Influenza: What You Need to Know, Not Fear
May 18, 2015 -- College Park, Md. – As the current outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) continues to sweep across states from the Pacific Northwest to the Midwest regions of the country, the...
Farming: Pencil to Plow
Apr 16, 2015 -- On March 30, 2015, the University of Maryland Extension held a graduation ceremony for 14 aspiring farmers who completed the 8 week nationally recognized agricultural entrepreneurship training...
Maryland 4-H Day at Camden Yards
Mar 23, 2015 -- Come watch the Baltimore Orioles take on the Cleveland Indians on Sunday, June 28th while also supporting Maryland 4-H! Five dollars of every ticket sold will benefit Maryland 4-H. This night is...
NO BULL Challenge
Dec 8, 2014 -- I am pleased to reconnect with updates on NO BULL Challenge and to welcome 4-H students’ participation in our 2015 video contest which is now in full swing and runs through February 27, 2015....
Maryland Risk Management Blog
Nov 18, 2014 -- Life Before Right To Farm Laws: What Was That Like?...
University of Maryland Extension Receives Grant to Support 4-H National Mentoring Program
Nov 10, 2014 -- COLLEGE PARK, Md. -- Senator Barbara Mikulski announced today that National 4-H Council has awarded $184,400 to University of Maryland Extension in support of the 4-H National Mentoring Program....
Help Us Promote the Health "H" by Becoming a Healthy Living Ambassador!
Nov 3, 2014 -- The Maryland 4-H Healthy Living Program is holding two Healthy Living Summits in January to recruit and train Healthy Living Ambassadors. We are asking clubs to designate two 4-Hers to come to one...
Upcoming Farm Bill Workshops Announced For Maryland Producers
Oct 31, 2014 --             USDA – Farm Service Agency University of Maryland’s Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics (AREC), University of Maryland Extension (UME), Maryland Department of Agriculture...
24th Annual Children's Farm Tour
24th Annual Children's Farm Tour
May 16, 2014 -- Maryland agriculture is vital to the long-term health of the state's economy, environment and quality of life. Maryland farm land also provides a wide variety of fresh, nutritious food that is...
Maryland 4-H Day at Camden Yards
Mar 11, 2014 -- Make Plans to Attend Maryland 4-H Day at Camden Yards- Sunday June 29, 2014. Baltimore Orioles vs. Tampa Bay Rays 1:35pm start. $5 of each ticket sold is donated back to the Maryland 4...
Maryland Make it With Wool Sewing School!
Feb 18, 2014 -- A workshop for youth and adults from beginner to experienced skill levels
National Youth Preparedness Council
Jan 28, 2014 -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is seeking applicants for its Youth Preparedness Council.The Youth Preparedness Council is a unique...
2013 Worcester County 4-H Recordbook Award Recipients
Worcester County 4-H Ice Cream Social Awards Program
Jan 16, 2014 -- On Sunday January 12th, 2014 at 2pm Worcester County 4-H held their annual Achievment program.  It took place...
New Leadership for University of Maryland Extension
Jan 16, 2014 -- The College of Agriculture and Natural Resources at the University of Maryland is pleased to announce Dr. Stephen Wright as the new Associate Dean/Associate Director of University of Maryland...
MDA News: Sate Veterinarian Offers Tips for Backyard Flock Owners Attending Poultry Events
Oct 4, 2013 -- MDA NEWS:   State Veterinarian Offers Tips for Backyard Flock Owners Attending Poultry...
FEMA Seeks Applicants for Youth Preparedness Council
Apr 1, 2013 -- FEMA Seeks Applicants for Youth Preparedness CouncilThe U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is seeking nominations for participants in the...
Worcester County Extension New Office
Worcester County Extension Office Moves
Dec 11, 2012 -- Worcester County Extension Office is moving to a new, more roomy office!
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