College of Agriculture & Natural Resources
Institute of Applied Agriculture

Meredith Epstein

Nathan Serway at FIRE Pathogens Lab internship
An internship is not only a monitored work experience, but also a way to test career interests and goals. For second-year student in Sustainable Agriculture at the Institute of Applied Agriculture (...
Bryson Spaulding, Ryan Smith, and Trent Wolfersberger
The Veterans Day holiday does not mean a day off for University of Maryland students. For most it probably seems like just another unexceptional day in class. But for many across campus and at the...
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...
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...
Stewardship of the land has long been ingrained into our culture. Whether from the stories of Adam and Eve living off the fruits from the Garden of Eden or the stories of humble shepherds rising to...
On a college campus where there is no shortage of brick buildings, concrete roads, and busy passersby, one small patch of lush color and greenery, tucked between two buildings, serves as not only a...
Rebecca Bell, a hardworking and driven Sustainable Agriculture student at the Institute of Applied Agriculture (IAA), spent her summer interning at Heyser Farms in Silver Spring, Md. Her days...
This past weekend, AGNR students had the opportunity to literally get their hands dirty – this time with engine grease. INAG199D Tractor Operation, Maintenance, and Safety is one of the IAA’s newest...
Last May, while many students at the University of Maryland were preparing to go home for the summer, Edwin Sanchez wasn’t moving back to his home in Montgomery County. Instead, the Honduras native...
Salvador Fawkes at the UMD Community Learning Garden
Visitors to the University of Maryland’s Community Learning Garden often ask the question: where does all the food go? Until this summer, the answer has always been the same: the bounty of cucumbers...

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