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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...
As the heat index inched toward 110 degrees, Meredith Epstein felt beads of sweat trickle down her back and the side of her face as she moved concrete blocks, pulled weeds, and cleaned the IAA’s...
This year's Shields Memorial Golf Tournament raised over $15,000 for the Institute of Applied Agriculture's Turfgrass program. Glenn Dale Golf Club hosted 148 players on a wet but well-conditioned...
At the 2016 Maryland Agriculture Teacher's Association (MATA) conference in Hunt Valley, the Institute of Applied Agriculture (IAA) was recognized as the "Outstanding Post-Secondary Program." Thank...
Patrick Goode really believes in the value of agriculture. A 1999 graduate of the Institute of Applied Agriculture’s Agricultural Business Management major, Goode has spent the past 15 years working...
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The following exceptional students were awarded scholarships through the IAA for the Spring 2016 semester: Shields Memorial Scholarships Scott Hebert Golf Course Management ‘16 Lutherville, MD Dong...
Since 1991, the Institute of Applied Agriculture has awarded 113 Shields Memorial Scholarships totaling over $115,000 thanks to IAA alumnus R. John Shields, Jr. John, who completed his IAA course...
The Institute of Applied Agriculture concluded its 50th Anniversary year with a pre-graduation celebration which attracted so many people that it outgrew two locations before settling nicely into the...
More than a decade ago, the university’s Department of Animal and Avian Sciences lost a mother hen. She migrated to a new home at the Institute of Applied Agriculture (IAA), which has been lucky to...
Institute of Applied Agriculture "Ag Forward"
“Land grant university system.” It’s a phrase that is often heard in discussions at public universities and their satellite research and Extension facilities. What is the land grant university system...
Myron Frock Agriculture Certificate 1978
Myron Frock could never conceive of of leaving his farm. “It’ll be 38 years that I’ve had it!” said the 1978 graduate, who majored in Farm Production and Management at the Institute of Applied...
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Many would consider a chilly and overcast Saturday morning to be the perfect occasion for sleeping in. However, for a dedicated group, the weather presented ideal conditions for tree planting at...
Tuesday, April 19, yielded a gorgeous spring day for the IAA's second annual Impromptu in the Garden speech contest, an event which encourages INAG 110: Oral Communication students to bring their...

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