College of Agriculture & Natural Resources
Institute of Applied Agriculture

GCSAA

Kevin Mathias’s first day at his new job at the Institute of Applied Agriculture came shortly after New Year’s Day in 1979. This auspicious beginning for the young lecturer was initially met with...
“Everything we learned in class--the management class, basic turfgrass science, cultural and agronomic practices--it all goes right to the office, really,” said Institute of Applied Agriculture...
The Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA) hosted the 2015 Collegiate Turf Bowl in conjunction with its winter conference in San Antonio, Texas on February 26. Of the 69 teams,...
The IAA has had a spectacular past year with many students doing an outstanding job achieving! While we always recognize our students for their hard work paid off, Golf Course Management, the...
IAA super student Brian Knott knows what it’s like to fail. “In high school, I seemed to excel only in ‘parking lot ethics 101.’ I got D’s and F’s,” laments the self-described “old kid,” a golf...
With over $20,000 of annual scholarship money to award to its students, the IAA continues to be an excellent source of student financial aid on the UMD campus. And this past semester, over 20% of the...
After working for 20 years in the green industry, Brian Knott enrolled in college. Majoring in Golf Course Management at Institute of Applied Agriculture (IAA), at the University of Maryland, Knott...
Brian Hogan, a dependable, hardworking individual with over 20 years of experience returned to school last year as a student at the Institute of Applied Agriculture (IAA). So what tricks can an “old...
Imagine standing at the 18 th hole of one of the nation’s top golf courses. All you see for miles is perfectly planned and manicured rolling green grass. You think to yourself, “How do they make this...
Congratulations to the following IAA students for winning the Mid-Atlantic Association of Golf Course Superintendents (MAAGCS) Scholarship(s): Scott Hosier, Brian Hogan, Matt Park, Brian Knott, Brent...
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