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Congratulations, Fall 2018 Scholarship Winners! The following exceptional students were awarded scholarships through the IAA for the Fall 2018 semester: Turf Equipment and Supply Scholarship (TESCO)...
This October 4, you're invited to the college's major summit focused on issues related to domestic and international food safety and security. We are thrilled to feature Dr. Gebisa Ejeta, 2009 World...
In the blink of an eye, here you are. Your parents just hugged you goodbye and you began getting settled in. New faces, new routines, new experiences, and ultimately, a new chapter of your life, all...
Institute of Applied Agriculture (IAA) alumni, Joyce (Joi) Drake stood loud and proud on her newly adopted piece of land in Baltimore City on August 16. “The land was adopted to provide a space for...
To many people, agriculture means farming, and farming means producing food. But agriculture is a diverse and broad industry that requires leaders with strong communication skills. The Institute of...
#IAAPhotoContest18 The IAA is hosting an internship photo contest for students who are currently enrolled and interning during the summer of 2018! All students who submit a photo will receive one...
At our core, the Institute of Applied Agriculture’s (IAA) mission is to make post-secondary agricultural education accessible to all Marylanders; several strides have been made toward making this...
Enhance your knowledge of landscape management and turfgrass science. This spring, the Institute of Applied Agriculture (IAA) is offering its Pesticide Use and Safety workshop course in a 15-week...
Choosing a college can be a daunting task. If you are searching for a school that prides itself on preparing graduates for the real world, the Institute of Applied Agriculture (IAA) should be on your...
“No matter where you go from here—whether it is continuing on to get a four-year degree or going out to work in your field—may the grass always be greener, the fruit always be sweeter, and may your...
The Institute of Applied Agriculture (IAA), an academic unit of the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources at the University of Maryland (UMD), invites alumni, families and prospective students...
The IAA’s fourth annual Impromptu in the Garden public speaking contest was not graced with warm, sunny weather—but contestants and audience members alike braved the cold to listen as the eleven...
Institute of Applied Agriculture Director, Glori Hyman stood atop a College Park bench addressing 30 ninth grade visitors from Carroll County. "How many of you are considering a career in agriculture...
Becky Jones, a devoted, ambitious, passionate student at the Institute of Applied Agriculture (IAA), has been recognized as the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources’ Outstanding Student in...
Sustainable food production and animal welfare were just two of the many topics covered during the “Ask-A-Farmer” panel discussion organized by the Collegiate Farm Bureau chapter at the University of...
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You're invited to an Open House! Whether you have already applied to our program or are still exploring your options, we invite you to meet us for an Open House in Jull Hall on March 30, 2018. Seats...
Chris Weaver of Weaver Farms in Carroll County, Maryland.
The 325-acre Weaver Farm located in Carroll County has deep roots with the Institute of Applied Agriculture (IAA). Chris, IAA class of ’99, and his father Richard, class of ’72, own and operate the...
“Communication” probably isn’t the first topic that comes to mind when you think of academics at the Institute of Applied Agriculture (IAA). Most folks are surprised to discover that nine of IAA’s 14...
Nicolas Tardif with Terrapin Tea at the MD Food Co-op.
Feeling stressed? Looking for that perfect gift? Terrapin Tea has you covered! For a limited time, shoppers at the MD Food Co-op in the Stamp Student Union can buy packets of relaxing, organic herbal...
University of Maryland team places top three at STMA Student Challenge.
As the Institute of Applied Agriculture’s (IAA) new Turfgrass advisor, Geoff Rinehart faced his first big test as the new coach for the turf teams. For 38 years, Dr. Kevin Mathias advised the IAA’s...

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