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On June 30,2018 the public was invited to learn about the importance of local agriculture and the journey of food from the farm to the table at the Department of Animal and Avian Sciences’ and...
Dr. Nathaniel Tablante teaches participants about First Aid for poultry.
123 people from Maryland and surrounding states attended the Mid Atlantic Small Flock Expo, held February 10, 2018 at the Carroll County Ag Center in Westminster, Maryland. Extension faculty and...
Equine Studies has released their 2015 Annual Report , which highlights their accomplishments and efforts over the past year in teaching, extension, and research. Learn more:
The Maryland 4-H Horse Judging and Hippology Contests were held on Saturday, May 30, 2015 at the University of Maryland College Park. A total of 84 youths from 11 counties participated in the Junior, Intermediate, and Senior Divisions.
The Maryland 4-H Dairy Bowl Contest was held on Saturday, April 18, 2015 at the University of Maryland College Park. A total of 52 youths from 7 counties participated in the Junior, Intermediate and Senior Divisions.
Each May, the College of Agriculture & Natural Resources honors outstanding employees with the annual AGNR Faculty & Staff Excellence Awards. The 2015 awardees were recognized during the AGNR Convocation & Awards ceremony held Tuesday, May 5th at the Riggs Alumni Center.
The 2014 National 4-H Poultry and Egg Conference was held November 19-20 at the Kentucky Fair and Exposition Center in Louisville. This annual conference allows 4-Hers from all over the country to...
The summer after your high school career comes to an end is typically one of transition: saying good bye to friends, preparing for living somewhere other than the home you grew up in, and, of course...
Four students from the University of Maryland’s Block and Bridle Club placed 2nd of 46 collegiate teams at NESA, a regional livestock competition hosted this year at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.
From candy and quilts to embryos and heifers, the 2013 Maryland 4-H Dairy Judging team has been extremely busy this year with their fundraising efforts. The final fundraiser wrapped up on Sunday at the Maryland Purebred Dairy Cattle Association’s Combined Breed Field Day where a raffle ticket was drawn for a quilt that was hand pieced and machine finished by Kiera Finucane.
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