College of Agriculture & Natural Resources
Institute of Applied Agriculture

sports turf management

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...
AGNR Institute of Applied Agriculture class of 2017
“The IAA literally changed my life,” Joyce Drake told her fellow graduates as she spoke from the heart at this year’s pre-graduation celebration on May 20, at the College Park Marriott. Drake, one of...
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...
You're invited to an Open House at the Institute of Applied Agriculture (IAA)! Learn about our areas of study , get to know faculty and staff, and tour agricultural facilities on campus. Open House...
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Did You Know? The Institute of Applied Agriculture (IAA) offers rolling admissions. That means no deadline to apply ! The IAA is a 60-credit, two-year academic certificate program in the College of...
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...
The golf course and stadium superintendents of the future encircle their foe. Hands in pockets, baseball caps pulled down low, the eight or nine young men examine the plant in a pot on a classroom...
Sports fans across the United States are enamored by professional ball players, the fields on which they play, and the freshly painted logos on game day. This summer, Institute of Applied Agriculture...
A group of students from the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (AGNR) took home the gold medal from the Sports Turf Managers Association’s (STMA) Student Challenge, held January 14–18 in...
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