College of Agriculture & Natural Resources
Institute of Applied Agriculture

Maryland

Smith with vetch that she helped to evaluate and later got to harvest.
Do you ever wonder which cover crop is most suitable to be grown in the state of Maryland? Current second-year Sustainable Agriculture major, Cameron Smith, spent her summer researching how to save...
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The summer after her freshman year at the Institute of Applied Agriculture (IAA), Ally Thomas, an Agricultural Business Management certificate student, began a new internship in the Landscape Design...
As a bright and excited Emily Novak entered the quaint, yet busy, Calleva Farm of Dickerson, MD, she quickly realized that the days ahead of her would be full of unforgettable experiences that would...
“Working at Dogwood really opened my eyes to see all of the hard work that goes into properly caring for animals,” says Kaitlyn (Katie) Ardovini, an Agricultural Business Management student from...
Maryland weather is unpredictable, so a choosing to enter a weather-dependent career may seem risky. However, for Eric Spalt, a Golf Course Management major at the Institute of Applied Agriculture (...
Christopher "Buddy" Hipp graduated from the Institute of Applied Agriculture's (IAA) Golf Course Management area of study in 2011. Like many successful University of Maryland grads, Buddy's career...
Internships are a prized component of the Institute of Applied Agriculture's (IAA) hands-on learning process. So much, in fact, that each student is required to complete an internship in order to...
Joi Drake interned at Real Food Farm in Baltimore, Md.
Joyce Drake, a passionate Sustainable Agriculture student at the Institute of Applied Agriculture, spent her summer guarding compost piles from pests and navigating the streets of Baltimore City in a...
With soft pink flowing tresses and a smile that lights up the room, Amy Winkler, a Sustainable Agriculture student with an interest in Ornamental Horticulture, completed her internship at the Red...
The Dog Days of Summer It’s mid-afternoon on a summer day in Aberdeen, Maryland, and the temperature has climbed to the mid-90s. Sweat drips off your face as you stand in the parking lot of Ripken...

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