College of Agriculture & Natural Resources
Institute of Applied Agriculture

sustainability

History on the Half Shell: The Decline and Restoration of Maryland Oysters

Tuesday, May. 2,
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Jull Hall, Room 1123
Donald Webster is a Commercial Aquaculture Regional Specialist with University of Maryland Extension . He will discuss the history of the oyster industry, including periods of decline and recent efforts to rebuild using hatchery technology. He will also cover basic oyster biology, the operation of...

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...
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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...
We need a doctor once a year, a dentist twice a year, and a farmer three times a day. Farmers provide the food we eat and the fiber for the clothes we wear. But who will become the next generation of...
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...
What happens when harsh chemicals, pollutants, and toxins penetrate the air in UMD campus offices and workspaces? Sickness spreads. And what better way to combat that sickness than by enlisting the...
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