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The College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (AGNR) Hosts Annual Open House to Educate and Connect with Statewide Residents

Ellicott City, MD – The College of AGNR is set to host its annual Open House on October 8 at the Central Maryland Research and Education Center’s, Clarksville Facility, 4240 Folly Quarter Road, Ellicott City, MD from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Each year, state residents arrive by the thousands to learn...

Celebrating Student Scholarships

The College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (AGNR) is happy to give credit where credit is due, offering standout students financial assistance from one of the largest scholarship programs at the University of Maryland. Every year, standout students are recognized at the university’s...

University of Maryland Announces New Land-Grant University System-wide Online Resource

Last week, the University of Maryland announced the official launch of and participation in the National Land-grant Impacts website , a centralized online resource that highlights the teaching, research, and extension efforts by Land-grant universities. Specifically, the website provides access to...

Standout Student Studies Link Between Diet and ADHD

“You are what you eat,” or at least that’s what UMD junior Karishma Patel believes. The nutritional sciences and physiology/neurobiology double major is investigating a link between nutrition and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). A vegetarian member of the Gemstone honors program --...

Students Stepping in the Right Direction: Agriculture Forward at Maryland

This fall, the Institute of Applied Agriculture officially admitted the university’s first five “Agriculture Forward at Maryland” (Ag Forward) students. The Ag Forward program is designed to help students pursuing a two-year IAA certificate transition to a four-year degree track in the College of...

Annual AGNR Open House Draws Record Crowd to Clarksville

Blue skies and unseasonably warm temperatures helped drive a steady stream of visitors to the 2013 College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (AGNR) Open House on Saturday, October 5. Nearly 4,000 are estimated to have attended the event – the largest crowd ever since the College first began...

IN THE NEWS: "Skip the MBA, Get an Agriculture Degree"

Famed American investor Jim Rogers believes the finance industry is about to slip into secular decline. That's why he advises young people to pursue careers in farming rather than in finance. "If you've got young people who don't know what to do, I'd urge them not to get MBAs, but to get...

College of Agriculture & Natural Resources (AGNR) Open House

Saturday, October 14, 2017
Central MD Research & Education Center, Clarksville Facility
SAVE THE DATE! The 2017 AGNR Open House will be held on Saturday, October 14th from 10 AM - 3 PM. Please join us to experience the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources' visionary research, impactful Extension programs, and academic programs designed to prepare the next generation of change...

College of AGNR recognized by Maryland State Department of Education

The Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) has selected the College of Agriculture & Natural Resources to receive the 2013 Career and Technology Education (CTE) Reaching for the Goals Award of Excellence . The award is given out by MSDE’s Division of Career and College Readiness for...
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