College of Agriculture & Natural Resources
Institute of Applied Agriculture

Maryland agriculture

Starting a Sustainable Farm

Tuesday, Apr. 18,
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Jull Hall, Room 1123
Are you curious about starting your own farm? Interested in the use of sustainable agricultural practices? With enterprise selection, financing, credit, land access, business management, and more to consider, it can be challenging to make the first move. Shannon ( University of Maryland Extension...
For as long as he can remember, James Thomas has wanted to be a farmer. This summer, he got to fulfill a part of that dream by working as an intern at My Lady’s Manor Farm in Monkton, Maryland. My...
The Legend at Pearlstone During his first day harvesting beets at Pearlstone Farm in Reisterstown, Maryland, Institute of Applied Agriculture (IAA) student Benjamin Prigg became very sunburned. On...
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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...
COLLEGE PARK, Md. – The University of Maryland expanded its undergraduate Certificate of Applied Agriculture program by introducing a new concentration in Agricultural Leadership and Communication ...
Being only 21 years old and a supervisor on a large-scale farm is a lot of pressure, but Cory Schuch, a second-year Institute of Applied Agriculture student, wasn’t fazed by the pressure. He welcomed...
Patrick Goode really believes in the value of agriculture. A 1999 graduate of the Institute of Applied Agriculture’s Agricultural Business Management major, Goode has spent the past 15 years working...
Myron Frock Agriculture Certificate 1978
Myron Frock could never conceive of of leaving his farm. “It’ll be 38 years that I’ve had it!” said the 1978 graduate, who majored in Farm Production and Management at the Institute of Applied...
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