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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...
Jack Boniface is currently a student enrolled in the Institute of Applied Agriculture (I.A.A) at the University of Maryland studying Agricultural Business Management. He did his internship this...
With the number of Spanish-speaking employees working on golf courses, a bilingual superintendent has a huge advantage; Institute of Applied Agriculture (IAA) student Marvin Martinez put his language...
What do you get when you take a van full of feisty, fun University of Maryland speech and debate team members on a weekend road trip to compete in Philadelphia? A van full of winners! On Friday,...
Anthony Freni, a second year student at University of Maryland’s Institute of Applied Agriculture (IAA), spent his summer interning at the Brickman Group, a landscaping company that has been...
Institute of Applied Agriculture (IAA) student Emily Weber interned at Rocky Gorge Animal Hospital Resort and Spa in Laurel, MD, during the summer of 2014 and she continues to work there now around...
Climate changes, volatile markets, limited land, relentless population growth, and historically low wages are only a sampling of the issues affecting the business of farming in America. But according...
This fall, the Institute of Applied Agriculture officially admitted the university’s first five “Agriculture Forward at Maryland” (Ag Forward) students. The Ag Forward program is designed to help...
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're introducing a few of these newcomers and...
Working the land is symbolic of American history. It’s pure Americana. But the complexities of running an iconic business today means infusing biotechnology, principles of ecology, and savvy business...
Anyone up for an Apple Bash? We’ve heard of Monster Mash, Punkin Chunkin, and Oktoberfest, and if Institute of Applied Agriculture (IAA) students have their way, Apple Bash will become an annual fall...
Take him out to the ballpark! University of Maryland Institute of Applied Agriculture (IAA) second-year, Sports Turf Management student Jesse Dietsch got the internship of a lifetime! Dietsch, 23-...

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