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What are the key success factors for a local organic farm operation? That’s what Kelsie Birney wanted to find out as she embarked on a 12-week internship with Priapi Gardens in Cecilton, MD. And,...
This fall, something pretty special ripened in the IAA Teaching Garden. Alongside the tomatoes, eggplant, garlic, basil, and beans, soft buds of cotton bloomed. Cotton is not your typical crop for a...
Coming to the Institute of Applied Agriculture (IAA) from a farm in Freeland, Maryland, Allison Miller wanted to concentrate on sustainable agriculture production and growing her family’s business,...
Fifteen University of Maryland freshmen, eager to help their campus community, dirtied their hands before classes even began this semester. The College Park Scholars came from varied majors and...
Recently, the IAA has been lucky enough to welcome two members to its already amazing faculty – including Meredith. Meredith will be the new Sustainable Agriculture Lecturer and Advisor starting this...
The Institute of Applied Agriculture (IAA) welcomes two new faculty members this fall. Meredith Epstein is our new Sustainable Agriculture Lecturer and Advisor and Jason Entsminger is our new...
Here’s a novel idea: Graduate from college and find a job. Although lately, with an economy working to get back on its feet, that seems easier said than done. A Rutgers University study released this...

Carbon Trading: Are Farms the Carbon Sink Answer to Global Warming?

Tuesday, Apr. 9, 6:00pm
1123 Jull Hall
Please join INAG 248 for a lecture on April 9th, Are Farms the Carbon Sink Answer to Global Warming? given by Laura Reynolds of the World Watch Institute This class will focus on the options farmers have to engage in carbon trading, using carbon credits that they earn by sequestering, or storing,...

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