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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-...
We would like to extend an invitation to the IAA’s Tree Planting Ceremony that is set to take place on Thursday, October 2, 2014. Upon graduation, the IAA class of 2014 donated funds to purchase a...
Congratulations to IAA students who won scholarships for Fall 2014. Some of IAA’s brightest students were awarded a cumulative $10,300 in scholarship funding to put toward their academic careers. The...
Hamburgers, chicken, hot dogs, chips, dip, and fellowship are staples of any Labor Day—this is true, but these were also staples of the IAA (Institute of Applied Agriculture) picnic and semester...
From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, September 19th, the six parking spaces in front of Cole Field House underwent a very unique kind of construction. While the rest of Campus Drive was preparing to...
Whether it’s entertaining pups in doggie daycare, processing hundreds of tons of seed, or maintaining a golf course in Alaska, IAA students are up to interesting things every summer. And what better...
The IAA congratulates alumnus Bryan Harris (1995) on being selected Maryland Department of Agriculture (MDA) Implementation Coordinator with the Nutrient Management Program. In his new position,...
Friday, September 5, students from all different colleges and residence halls came together to take part in the “Green Dorm Room Project” at Jull Hall. The plan was simple: students were asked to...
Friday, September 5, students from all different colleges and residence halls came together to take part in the “Green Dorm Room Project” at Jull Hall. The plan was simple: students were asked to...
For many people, standing on a stage, speaking in front of almost 100 people is daunting. After all, public speaking is a common fear. But for UMD junior Bobby Lindsey, a government and politics...

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