College of Agriculture & Natural Resources
Institute of Applied Agriculture

Horticulture

Welcome to Geoffrey Rinehart, the IAA’s new Lecturer and Turfgrass Management Advisor effective July 1, 2017. Rinehart earned two bachelor’s degrees from Virginia Tech, one in Crop and Soil...
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Imagine a typical day at work during a thunderstorm. Most people may hardly notice the rain and occasional claps of thunder from the comfort of their workspaces. Through office windows, they may...
^Click to enlarge Did you know that Maryland is ranked 8 th in the nation for broiler production? Or that Maryland has 1.1 million acres of turfgrass, more than any single agricultural crop? The...
“Ken Ingram may well go down in university history as the man who squelched sneaker stench from dorm rooms across campus,” jokes Institute of Applied Agriculture Director Glori Hyman when praising...
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...
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...
He did it again! IAA Instructor and Advisor Ken Ingram has been awarded two Pepsi Enhancement Fund grants for the fall 2014 semester. Pepsi Grants provide funds for programs or events that create a...
An entrepreneurial IAA student has turned a passion for “growing her own” into a blossoming business. Heather Wheatley, a first-year horticulture major, is the proprietor of Apothecarie Brand Inc. in...
If you need to know something about a plant but also want to hear a great song, Nick Harmer is the man to go to. He is not only a great musician, but he is on his way to becoming a great...
What are the key success factors for a local organic farm operation? That’s what Kelsie Birney wanted to find out as she embarked on a 12-week internship with Priapi Gardens in Cecilton, MD. And,...

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