College of Agriculture & Natural Resources
Institute of Applied Agriculture

sustainable agriculture

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...
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...
Lillian “Lilli” Kahl may not be faster than a speeding bullet, more powerful than a locomotive, or able to leap tall buildings in a single bound; yet the Institute of Applied Agriculture (IAA)...
The following exceptional students were awarded scholarships through the IAA for the Spring 2017 semester: Cecil Massie Scholarship Kossi Bassinan Sustainable Agriculture Gaithersburg, MD TESCO...

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. Ben ( University of Maryland Extension ) and...

Sustainable Agriculture's Role in Saving the Chesapeake Bay

Tuesday, Mar. 7,
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Jull Hall, Room 1123
Rob's ( Chesapeake Bay Foundation and Maryland Grazers Network ) talk will cover descriptions of joint efforts between CBF , University of Maryland Extension , Natural Resources Conservation Service , and local livestock farmers to manage agricultural runoff and enhance farm viability. The Grazers...
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...
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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Brandon McIntyre, a second-year Sustainable Agriculture student at the University of Maryland’s Institute of Applied Agriculture, interned at the University’s Arboretum Outreach Center last summer. "...
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...

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