College of Agriculture & Natural Resources
Institute of Applied Agriculture

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Sustainable Agriculture Tuesdays: Aquaponics and Hydroponics

Tuesday, May. 1, 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Jull Hall, Room 1123
Additional details TBA. Sustainable Agriculture Tuesdays are part of the campus-wide Sustainable Tuesdays lecture series, co-sponsored by the Institute of Applied Agriculture, the School of Architecture, and the Office of Sustainability at the University of Maryland, College Park.

Sustainable Agriculture Tuesdays: Medical Cannabis Policy and Production in Maryland

Tuesday, Apr. 24, 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Jull Hall, Room 1123
Sustainable Agriculture Tuesdays are part of the campus-wide Sustainable Tuesdays lecture series, co-sponsored by the Institute of Applied Agriculture, the School of Architecture, and the Office of Sustainability at the University of Maryland, College Park.

Sustainable Agriculture Tuesdays: TBA

Tuesday, Apr. 10, 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Jull Hall, Room 1123
Mark your calendar! We will soon announce our April 10 Sustainable Ag Tuesday guest speaker(s). Sustainable Agriculture Tuesdays are part of the campus-wide Sustainable Tuesdays lecture series, co-sponsored by the Institute of Applied Agriculture, the School of Architecture, and the Office of...

Sustainable Agriculture Tuesdays: All are Fed at the Farm

Tuesday, Apr. 3, 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Jull Hall, Room 1123
Farming 4 Hunger (F4H) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization formed in 2012 to serve those in need of fresh food in Southern Maryland. The organization grows and distributes over a million pounds of locally grown, fresh food each year. Bernie Fowler Jr., founder, had a vision through his own...

Sustainable Agriculture Tuesdays: Building Successful Food Businesses

Tuesday, Mar. 27, 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Jull Hall, Room 1123
This panel presentation highlights two local organizations that support budding food entrepreneurs through incubator kitchens. Union Kitchen in Washington, DC offers an exciting Food Accelerator program to scale businesses for success, and the new Takoma Park Silver Spring Community Kitchen is...

Sustainable Agriculture Tuesdays: Mapping Food Security in Maryland

Tuesday, Mar. 13, 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Jull Hall, Room 1123
This talk will demonstrate an exciting tool known as the Maryland Food System Map and discuss the health and policy implications of the local food system. The Maryland Food System Map Project looks at the local food system geographically. The goal is to spur improvements in the food system by...

Sustainable Agriculture Tuesdays: The Sustainability of Food Safety

Tuesday, Mar. 6, 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Jull Hall, Room 1123
As food safety regulations roll out, farms are starting to implement new practices and procedures. What are the sustainability implications of these changes? Dr. Micallef is UMD’s resident expert on the microbiological safety of fresh produce and is also involved in Good Agricultural Practices (GAP...

Sustainable Agriculture Tuesdays: Past Meets Present on Maryland’s Living History Farms

Tuesday, Feb. 27, 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Jull Hall, Room 1123
This panel presentation brings the managers of two farms that depict historical farm operations and social conditions of the times. The Button Farm Living History Center is the main project of The Menare Foundation. Set on 40-pristine acres inside Seneca Creek State Park in Germantown, MD, Button...

Sustainable Agriculture Tuesdays: Drivers of Honey Bee Colony Losses

Tuesday, Feb. 20, 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Jull Hall, Room 1123
The first lecture of the year brings one of UMD’s own world experts in to speak on a topic of great concern: the plight of the honey bee. Dr. vanEngelsdorp will share his most recent findings on threats to this critical pollinator. http://www.vanengelsdorpbeelab.com/ www.beeinformed.org Sustainable...

Ask a Farmer

Tuesday, Mar. 27, 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Atrium, Stamp Student Union
Collegiate Farm Bureau at the University of Maryland (UMD) will host an "Ask a Farmer" event in the Stamp Student Union Atrium on March 27th from 5:30pm-7:30pm. More details to be announced.

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