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With her easy smile and hearty laugh, JoEllen Barnhart “holds down the fort” on the first floor of Jull Hall. The Oral Communication lecturer, who recently received accolades from the women’s field...
February 10: Challenges and Opportunities for Beginning Farmers Hannah Shear, Beginning Farmer Success, University of Maryland Extension February 17: Movie Screening: Symphony of the Soil February 24...
Governor Larry Hogan and Acting Agriculture Secretary Joe Bartenfelder inducted the Councell Family of Talbot County into the Governor’s Agriculture Hall of Fame Thursday, February 6th, making the...
Institute of Applied Agriculture Student Services Coordinator Christina Lorenz won a Maryland Agriculture Council grant to present an agriculture awareness project on the University of Maryland...
Throw a couple logs on the fire, smell the burning wood, and relax during the cold winter nights. Did you think much about the trees from which those logs came? Institute of Applied Agriculture...
For the third consecutive year, a team of students from the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (AGNR) took home the top prize in the Sports Turf Management Association Student Challenge...
When it comes to athletics, we’ve all heard of the M.V.P. The most valuable player award is bestowed upon the top-performing member of a team, league, etc. The University of Maryland, however, does...
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...
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,...
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...
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...

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