Sep 12, 2016

UMES Names New Associate Administrator for 1890 Extension Program
Princess Anne, MD -- UMES has appointed Dr. Maifan Silitonga as the Associate Administrator for the 1890 Extension Program effective September 12, 2016.

Sep 7, 2016

New Regional Certification for Landscape Professionals Coming Soon
Registration for the Chesapeake Bay Landscape Professional (CBLP) certification pilot program will open via our website,, in early September.

Aug 31, 2016

2017 4-H Youth in Action Awards: Application Open!
 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.

Aug 22, 2016

2016 4-H Summer Internship
To think of my life without 4H would be like eating Oreos with no milk. You just can’t have one without the other.

Aug 10, 2016

New Problem in the Garden: Garlic Viruses
In the past, I have talked about several different problems with garlic, be it mites, nematodes, fungal or bacterial diseases.
Catface in tomato
Catfacing Problems in Tomato Fruit
There have been some reports from growers of several sets of tomato fruit with catfacing or that are deformed (Fig 1).

Aug 9, 2016

Rolling Clovers June 2016 Meeting
June is Dairy Month was recognized at the Rolling Clovers 4-H Club meeting on June 6. Marissa Roberts gave a demonstration on “How to fit a Heifer for Fitting and Showing.

Aug 4, 2016

Baby's Bounty Diamond Clover Project a Success!
Thank you to the 4-H Community for helping me reach my goal of collecting over 10,000 diapers to support Baby's Bounty as part of my Diamond Clover Service Project!
4-H Aerospace Workshop and Challenge
Thirty-eight 4-Hers from nine counties attended the State 4-H Aerospace Workshop on Sunday, July 17 from 2-7 pm at the Howard County Fairgrounds.

Jul 25, 2016


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