College of Agriculture & Natural Resources
Institute of Applied Agriculture

sustainable agriculture

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 (...
Second-year Sustainable Agriculture major Monica Martin decided that the farm life was not for her. Instead, she opted to work on a golf course. Coming from her hometown of Westminster, Md., Martin...
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...
Imagine being 4,753 miles away from home -- not for vacation, but for an internship. Frank Bohne, a second-year Sustainable Agriculture student at the Institute of Applied Agriculture (IAA), spent...
Jessica Dumsha driving a tractor at Clagett Farm.
Ever been put to work when you thought you were going in for an interview? That’s exactly what happened to Sustainable Agriculture student Jessica Dumsha when she arrived at Clagett Farm , a working...
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...

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