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The Institute of Applied Agriculture (IAA) has been turning out top notch Golf Course Superintendents for many years. Mt. Airy resident Jeff Bynaker may well be another one. A second-year student...
On Halloween night, the team’s members won awards for rigorous rhetoric at Morgan State University—and that wasn’t an easy trick to pull off. Bobby Lindsey and Kevin Chiang, who grabbed first place...
Climate changes, volatile markets, limited land, relentless population growth, and historically low wages are only a sampling of the issues affecting the business of farming in America. But according...
Working the land is symbolic of American history. It’s pure Americana. But the complexities of running an iconic business today means infusing biotechnology, principles of ecology, and savvy business...
Congratulations to IAA students who won scholarships for Fall 2014. Some of IAA’s brightest students were awarded a cumulative $10,300 in scholarship funding to put toward their academic careers. The...
Hamburgers, chicken, hot dogs, chips, dip, and fellowship are staples of any Labor Day—this is true, but these were also staples of the IAA (Institute of Applied Agriculture) picnic and semester...
Whether it’s entertaining pups in doggie daycare, processing hundreds of tons of seed, or maintaining a golf course in Alaska, IAA students are up to interesting things every summer. And what better...
The IAA congratulates alumnus Bryan Harris (1995) on being selected Maryland Department of Agriculture (MDA) Implementation Coordinator with the Nutrient Management Program. In his new position,...
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...
For many people, standing on a stage, speaking in front of almost 100 people is daunting. After all, public speaking is a common fear. But for UMD junior Bobby Lindsey, a government and politics...

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