Central Maryland Ag Research Facility to hold open house: Ag Notes

June 04, 2000

The University of Maryland's College of Agriculture and Natural Resources will hold a field day at the Clarksville facility of its Central Maryland Research and Education Center from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday.

An environmentally centered program, "A Healthy Environment, A Healthy Me," will be held from noon to 3 p.m. for the public.

Activities will include walking tours in the dairy barn area, hay wagon tours of the facility, including a manure composting site and wetlands area, and hands-on educational exhibits.

Master gardeners and representatives from the Maryland Home and Garden Information Center will be on hand to answer plant questions. Homeowners can bring sick plants to the plant clinic for problem identification.

The facility is on Folly Quarter Road.

Information: 800-342-2507.

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