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Five new Oral Communication faculty members certainly make the halls of Jull buzz with chatter and energy! I sat down with Dr. Gerald Powell, one of the IAA's newest additions, to see what makes him...
For James Halley Jr., a second-year golf course management major at the Institute of Applied Agriculture (IAA) studying turfgrass management wasn’t a coincidence, green runs in Halley’s blood. His...
Agriculture is such a diverse industry. IAA students come from urban and rural high schools and from careers in law, social work, engineering, nursing, and military service. Our graduates work on...
Register now for our Spring 2015 online course, Pesticide Use and Safety! The course starts on January 26, 2015. Enrollment instructions can be found here: http://iaa.umd.edu/programs/online-classes...
2014 was another banner year for the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources at the University of Maryland! As the year comes to a close, we take a look back at just some of the many highlights...
In the fall of 2014, the IAA was fortunate enough to welcome five fantastic Oral Communication instructors through the doors of Jull Hall. We'd like you to learn a bit more about each of them! Amy...
‘Tis the season for hot chocolate, candy canes, and Christmas trees! For IAA student Luke Santerre, trees—specifically, Norway spruces, Colorado blue spruces, white pines, and Canaan firs—make his...
Wednesday, November 11, the IAA hosted its Annual Turkey Bowl, a tradition started in the mid-1990s that features first year students battling second year students in a friendly game of flag football...
I joined farmers, landowners and agriculture supporters at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore’s 11 th annual small farm conference to network and learn about new opportunities and strategies...
On Wednesday, December 10th, the University of Maryland made a call to all Terps to come together to support student scholarships during 24 hours of giving. On Scholarship Day 2014, donors responded...
What can we do in one day? On Wednesday, December 10th, the University of Maryland is calling on all Terps to come together to support student scholarships during 24 hours of giving! Last December,...
Did you ever wonder how Jull Hall got its name? As you’re talking turkey this Thanksgiving you may thank Dr. Morley A. Jull one of the world’s most influential poultry scientists and Jull Hall’s name...
Institute of Applied Agriculture (IAA) Golf Course Management major Shaun Clark wanted to know what it was like to work at an exclusive, prestigious golf club. And he found out by interning at...
Twenty-two energetic 4-H’ers joined IAA faculty members to fearlessly uncover the mysteries of seeds. Emphasizing research that scientists do on seeds, IAA plant science instructor Ken Ingram led the...
All Institute of Applied Agriculture students pursued internships to gain experience for a-some-day dream job, but John Critzos landed a dream internship. Critzos, a second-semester Golf Course...
We need a doctor once a year, a dentist twice a year, and a farmer three times a day. Farmers provide the food we eat and the fiber for the clothes we wear. But who will become the next generation of...
The Institute of Applied Agriculture (IAA) has been turning out top notch Golf Course Superintendents for many years. Mt. Airy resident Jeff Bynaker may well be another one. A second-year student...
The College of Agricultural and Natural Resources welcomed a number of new faculty members prior to the start of the 2014 fall semester. Each Friday we've been introducing a few of these newcomers...
Who you gonna call for Astroturf? Schools like Sidwell Friends in DC and Halton-Arms in Bethesda, Maryland call Capitol Sports Fields in Hyattsville; where Institute of Applied Agriculture (IAA)...
On Halloween night, the team’s members won awards for rigorous rhetoric at Morgan State University—and that wasn’t an easy trick to pull off. Bobby Lindsey and Kevin Chiang, who grabbed first place...

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