We are a local service to residents of Talbot County who are looking for educational programs in many topics that relate to agriculture, the Chesapeake Bay, youth programs, gardening, nutrition, health, the environment, and more....
University of Maryland Extension - Talbot County has a mission of “Solutions In Your Community.” We achieve this mission by providing citizens with consultations, fact sheets, community 4-H clubs and programs for youth, workshops, courses, and newsletters.
Our mission is to educate citizens and help them learn to apply practical, research-based knowledge to issues facing individuals, families, communities, the state, and the world. County Extension offices are located in each of Maryland's 23 counties and Baltimore City.
University of Maryland Extension is a non-formal education system sponsored by the University of Maryland at College Park, University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Talbot County Government, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Extension programs are administered through the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (AGNR) in College Park. We have access to numerous University of Maryland resources and campuses within the system.