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Collegiate Farm Bureau at the University of Maryland
On November 8, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. , the Institute of Applied Agriculture (IAA) will host a kickoff meeting for the Collegiate Farm Bureau Chapter at the University of Maryland. IAA Lecturer Larisa...
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Imagine a typical day at work during a thunderstorm. Most people may hardly notice the rain and occasional claps of thunder from the comfort of their workspaces. Through office windows, they may...
Evan Richter of Annapolis got his first outdoor job in high school caring for the grounds at Kinder Park and Farm in Millersville, MD. As he mowed and lined sports fields, he realized his...
COLLEGE PARK, Md. – The University of Maryland expanded its undergraduate Certificate of Applied Agriculture program by introducing a new concentration in Agricultural Leadership and Communication ...
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Brandon McIntyre, a second-year Sustainable Agriculture student at the University of Maryland’s Institute of Applied Agriculture, interned at the University’s Arboretum Outreach Center last summer. "...
Being only 21 years old and a supervisor on a large-scale farm is a lot of pressure, but Cory Schuch, a second-year Institute of Applied Agriculture student, wasn’t fazed by the pressure. He welcomed...
COLLEGE PARK, Md. – The University of Maryland expanded its undergraduate Certificate of Applied Agriculture program by introducing a new concentration in Agricultural Leadership and Communication...
With soft pink flowing tresses and a smile that lights up the room, Amy Winkler, a Sustainable Agriculture student with an interest in Ornamental Horticulture, completed her internship at the Red...
The Dog Days of Summer It’s mid-afternoon on a summer day in Aberdeen, Maryland, and the temperature has climbed to the mid-90s. Sweat drips off your face as you stand in the parking lot of Ripken...
A nature community? What is it and how do you build one? During her internship with the Maryland Biodiversity Project, University of Maryland student Barbara Sikorski was very active in cataloging...
Colby Dean’s Internship with High Point Hanoverians Training, grooming, showing horses, and traveling to California were only a small portion of Colby Dean’s intern duties at High Point Hanoverians...
Career Direction Blooms at Terp Farm Internship Who spent their summer growing produce for thousands of college students? Lillian Kahl, that’s who. Kahl studies sustainable agriculture at the...
IAA Golf Course Management alum Matt Jolly stopped by for a visit to Jull Hall recently, after returning to Maryland following an internship with the Tiger Woods Foundation. After graduating from the...
Connecting military veterans with agriculture is a cause that is close to Institute of Applied Agriculture (IAA) alum Robert “Bob” Borkowski’s heart. As a military veteran and retired University of...
For 10 days leading up to Labor Day, labor was on the minds of many Maryland State fairgoers who crowded into the birthing center for an up-close look at the miracle of life. Institute of Applied...
Ever wondered what it’s like being a golf course superintendent? Matt Pfeiler, a 1998 graduate of the Institute of Applied Agriculture’s Golf Course Management program, can tell you what a typical...
The return of golf to this year's Summer Olympic Games after a 112 year hiatus provided a unique experience for 2010 IAA graduate Adam Schilpp. Adam served on a task force of PGA Tour agronomists...
Congratulations to the following exceptional students, who have been awarded IAA scholarships for the Fall 2016 semester: Shields Memorial Scholarship Eric Spalt Golf Course Management ‘18 Bel Air,...
IAA Fall Open House
This Fall, the IAA is hosting two FREE Open House events . That is two opportunities to visit us in Jull Hall, get to know the faculty and students, and tour the University of Maryland, College Park...
The IAA is kicking off the 2016 academic year with a shiny new Instagram account! Follow us on Instagram, as well as our other social media accounts so you never miss a beat. Instagram Beautiful...

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