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UMD Researcher Helps to Crack the Genetic Code for Wheat for the First Time - Aug 16, 2018
Releases two collaborative papers in Science that pave the way for better wheat yields, with crops adapted to disease, heat, and droughtWheat harvestCollege Park, Maryland - The University of Maryland as part of the International Wheat Genome Sequencing Consortium (IWGSC) published findings in...
UMD Researcher Helps to Crack the Wheat Genome for the First Time - Aug 16, 2018
Releases two collaborative papers in Science that pave the way for better wheat yields, with crops adapted to disease, heat, and droughtWheat harvestCollege Park, Maryland - The University of Maryland as part of the International Wheat Genome Sequencing Consortium (IWGSC) published findings in...
Leila Moslah Recieved the IAAP Scholarship Award - Aug 13, 2018
Aug 13, 2018Leila Mosleh has received the Professor Reza Scholarship Award from theIranian American’s Academics and Professionals (IAAP) in June 2018. TheIAAP scholarship is an annual award that is given to graduate students basedon their academic success as well as their services to Iranian-...
#IAAPhotoContest18 - Aug 10, 2018
Aug 10, 2018Author: Becky Jones#IAAPhotoContest18The IAA is hosting an internship photo contest for students who are currently enrolled and interning during the summer of 2018! All students who submit a photo will receive one extra credit point towards their INAG199A course. The winner will...
Introducing 2018 Farm Bill Guides - Aug 7, 2018
Aug 7, 2018Author: Katherine FaulknerThe House and Senate have passed their respective Farm Bills and the members of the conference committees have been chosen. As we await the first conference committee meetings in early September, the UMD Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics...
Agricultural Marketing Class Offered in Southern Maryland - Aug 2, 2018
Aug 2, 2018Author: Becky JonesAt our core, the Institute of Applied Agriculture’s (IAA) mission is to make post-secondary agricultural education accessible to all Marylanders; several strides have been made toward making this possible. In the Spring of 2018, the IAA began a partnership with...
2018 Annual AAEA Meeting Includes UMD AREC Community - Aug 1, 2018
Aug 1, 2018Author: Jess Feldman and Katherine FaulknerEsteemed students, faculty and alumni of the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics (AREC) will attend this year’s annual Agricultural & Applied Economics Association (AAEA) Meeting held in the District of Columbia from...
AREC & AOSC to Co-Host New Research Stream in the UMD First Year Innovation & Research Experience Program - Jul 31, 2018
FIRE Program seeks research educator to lead new innovation & research streamJul 31, 2018Author: Katherine FaulknerThe First-Year Innovation & Research Experience (FIRE) is a major initiative at the University of Maryland, College Park. FIRE provides first-year students authentic...
Lin Recognized for Excellence in her Role with AREC - Jul 31, 2018
Jul 31, 2018Author: Jess FeldmanGraduate Program Coordinator Pin Wuan Lin was rewarded with the Recognition Award at this year’s University System of Maryland Administrative Professionals Conference, hosted by the Learning & Talent Development division of the University Human Resources...
Dr. Sahyoun in Greece: Summer Course on the Mediterranean Diet and Culture - Jul 25, 2018
Jul 25, 2018Professor Nadine Sahyoun from the Department of Nutrition and Food Science developed a 3 week summer course on the Mediterranean Diet and Culture and took 12 students to Greece in early June to experience in-person its diet and lifestyle. Students spent two weeks in Athens and the...
Campus Farm Sheep Are Bid High at National Sale - Jul 25, 2018
UMC 1813 Campus Farm's high selling ewe lamb.The Campus Farm successfully debuted its Katahdin sheep flock at a national sale when two spring 2018 ewe lambs brought premium bids at the 14th Annual National Katahdin Sale in Fishersville, VA on July 21, 2018. The winning bid for one of the ewes...
Summer Issue of MomentUM Magazine Highlights AREC Achievements - Jul 25, 2018
Jul 25, 2018Author: Jess FeldmanThis summer, the College of Agriculture and Natural Resource’s (AGNR) MomentUM Magazine reflects change and progress within the community toward healthier living systems on a global scale. While articles vary from student achievements to new research, several...
Register for Online Pesticide Use and Safety Course - Jul 24, 2018
Jul 24, 2018Author: Becky JonesEnhance your knowledge of landscape management and turfgrass science.This spring, the Institute of Applied Agriculture (IAA) is offering its Pesticide Use and Safety workshop course in a 15-week online format.This non-credit online workshop satisfies the...
Globalization of Western Food Culture: Impact on Obesity and Food Insecurity - Jul 20, 2018
Jul 20, 2018We are pleased to inform you that the website of our special issue"Globalization of Western Food Culture: Impact on Obesity and FoodInsecurity" is ready for announcement. Check this link!Research
UMD Assistant Professor Awarded $1.1 Million to Mitigate Rising Sea-level and Saltwater Intrusion Threatening Coastal Farm Viability and Bay Health - Jul 19, 2018
Flooded corn fieldDr. Kate Tully of the Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture was recently awarded $1.1 million by the National Institute for Food and Agriculture (NIFA) for her research on sea-level rise and saltwater intrusion on Maryland's Eastern Shore. Saltwater intrusion...
Funding News - Jul 12, 2018
 We wish the warmest congratulations to University of Maryland’s Department of Veterinary Medicine’s faculty member, Dr. Utpal Pal. Dr. Pal and two other investigators were awarded an Investigator Initiated Program (P01) grant, Tick Immune Signaling, Microbiota, and Acquisition of Borrelia...
AREC Alumnus Bruce Summers Appointed to Administrator of USDA's Agricultural Marketing Service - Jul 11, 2018
Jul 11, 2018Author: Jess FeldmanAREC would like to recognize alumnus Bruce Summers, who graduated with a B.S. from the college in 1985, on his recent appointment to Administrator of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS), part of the Marketing and...
Dr. Lori Lynch Appointed New Department Chair for AREC - Jul 10, 2018
Jul 10, 2018Author: Jess FeldmanThe Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics is pleased to announce Professor Lori Lynch as the new Department Chair, effective July 1.Lynch has been with the college for 22 years, where she has served as both a professor and an extension economist....
Six Reasons to Attend the Institute of Applied Agriculture - Jul 10, 2018
Jul 10, 2018Author: Emily NovakChoosing a college can be a daunting task. If you are searching for a school that prides itself on preparing graduates for the real world, the Institute of Applied Agriculture (IAA) should be on your must-see list of colleges. The IAA offers curricula that...
UMD Researchers Identify Genetic Mechanisms to Control Cancer-Like Growths in Mouse-ear Cress Plants with Links to Animal and Human Cells - Jul 9, 2018
Researchers take a one health approach, shedding light on the control of cancer across plants, animals, and humansArabidopsis, or mouse-ear cressUMD researchers have identified genetic mechanisms to control cancer-like growths in the plant Arabidopsis, commonly known as mouse-ear cress. The cancer-...

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