College of Agriculture & Natural Resources
Institute of Applied Agriculture

Educational

Biodynamics and other Integrated Crop and Livestock Systems

Tuesday, May. 3, 6:00pm
Jull Hall, Room 1123
Join us at the IAA for this week's free and open-to-the-public Sustainable Ag Tuesday talk: "Biodynamics and other Integrated Crop and Livestock Systems" Presented by Mike Haigwood, Real Life Consulting Mike Haigwood has lived and worked on sustainable farms for nearly 25 years, including...

Beekeeping Short Course (one-day workshop)

Saturday, Apr. 23, 10:00am to 6:00pm
UMD Arboretum and Outreach Center
Beekeeping Club at UMD member and IAA student Bob Borkowski will be running a short course on the basics of apiculture (beekeeping). It will be held on Saturday, April 23, and the $20 registration fee includes the cost of the course and the course textbook. Payment will be due at the beginning of...

Certificate-Seeking New Student Orientation

Wednesday, Jun. 15, 9:00am to 4:00pm
Jull Hall, Room 1123
All certificate-seeking IAA students are required to attend and participate in New Student Orientation. Participants are required to remain for the entirety of the Orientation. To prepare for your visit ahead of time, download our IAA Orientation Checklist . New students must complete the...

Ag Forward New Student Orientation

Tuesday, Jun. 14, 9:00am to 4:00pm
Jull Hall, Room 1123
All Agriculture Forward (Ag Forward) IAA students are required to attend and participate in New Student Orientation. Participants are required to remain for the entirety of the Orientation. To prepare for your visit ahead of time, download our IAA Orientation Checklist . New Ag Forward students...

All Are Fed at the Farm

Tuesday, Apr. 5, 6:00pm
Jull Hall, Room 1123
Join us at the IAA for this week's free and open-to-the-public Sustainable Ag Tuesday talk: "All Are Fed at the Farm" Presented by Bernie Fowler, Jr., Farming 4 Hunger 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...

Vegetable Seedling Production Workshop at Terp Farm

Thursday, Apr. 28, 4:30pm to 6:30pm
Terp Farm
Do you want to connect to where your food is grown? Be a part of the UMD Terp Farm team for an afternoon! Come learn about spring vegetable seedling propagation including soil building, tray seeding, and greenhouse management. Materials are provided by Terp Farm , including seed trays, seeds,...

Power, Oppression, and Resilience in our Food System

Tuesday, Apr. 19, 6:00pm
Jull Hall, Room 1123
Join us at the Institute of Applied Agriculture for this week's free and open-to-the-public Sustainable Ag Tuesday talk: Race Issues in the Food System and Anti-Oppression Training Tuesday, April 19, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. Jull Hall, Room 1123 Presented by: Sarah Vazquez, DC Fair Food and Student...

The Maryland Food System Map: Health and Policy Implications of the Local Food System

Tuesday, Mar. 29, 6:00pm
Jull Hall, Room 1123
Join us at the Institute of Applied Agriculture for this week's free and open-to-the-public Sustainable Ag Tuesday talk: The Maryland Food System Map: Health and Policy Implications of the Local Food System Tuesday, March 29, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. Jull Hall, Room 1123 Presented by: Amanda Buczynski...

GMOs and Biodiversity Panel Discussion

Tuesday, Apr. 12, 6:00pm to 7:30pm
The Maryland Food Collective (basement of Stamp Student Union)
What’s the big deal about GMOs? What are the benefits of biodiversity? How can we achieve a sustainable food system? As part of the Sustainable Ag Tuesdays series, the Institute of Applied Agriculture and the Maryland Food Collective are collaborating to bring you a panel discussion regarding GMOs...

Farmers Market Incentive Programs

Tuesday, Mar. 22, 6:00pm
Jull Hall, Room 1123
Join us at the IAA for this week's free and open-to-the-public Sustainable Ag Tuesday talk: " Farmers Market Incentive Programs: Encouraging low-income families to bring fresh, local, and nutritious food to the table " Presented by: Hally Sablosky, Crossroads Community Food Network Nick Stavely,...

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