College of Agriculture & Natural Resources

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Step Aside, Spreadsheets: UMDashboards to Revolutionize how UMD Sees its Financial Big Picture

Screenshot of Dashboards Main Menu
“Imagine running your family’s budget without knowing your salary,” remarked a university dean recently, referencing the trouble he has accessing critical budget numbers for his school. While a self-professed exaggeration, it exemplifies a universal frustration held by deans and department heads...

AGNR to be spotlighted at UMD-MSU Football game

As a bonus to being part of the B1G, the University of Maryland Department of Athletics is working with academic units for sporting events throughout the year. To kick off this relationship, the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources will be the first featured College during the match-up...

It's Time for Fall Fun on the Farm!

What’s better than a beautiful fall day on the farm filled with fun activities for the whole family? When it’s FREE! Make plans now to attend the University of Maryland College of Agriculture and Natural Resources Open House on Saturday, October 11 at the Central Maryland Research and Education...

Standout Student: Charlotte Staver

When junior Charlotte Staver prepares to run the 800-meter sprint as a member of the University of Maryland’s varsity women’s track team, she doesn’t limit her training to distance running, sprint intervals and weight training. Mental preparation, Staver said, is essential. “It’s a very individual...

In the News: STEM, Sustainability Hot Topics at UMD's College of AGNR

( The following article appeared in the October 22 edition of The Delmarva Farmer :) COLLEGE PARK, Md. — When promoting the University of Maryland College Park and its College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Dr. Leon Slaughter, the college’s associate dean for academic programs, almost...

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...

VIDEO: AGNR, "Agtoberfest" on Fox 45 Baltimore

The College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (AGNR) is busy during the month of "Agtober" promoting a myriad of special events and raising awareness of the programs offered within the College. Associate Dean Dr. Leon Slaughter recently took to the airwaves on Fox 45 Baltimore to help spread the...

French Agriculture Program Encourages Cultural Analysis and Lasting Friendships

Senior AGST major Tim Von Thun smiles outside the Chateau d'Angers, a castle in Angers, France.
Postcards, photographs, and souvenirs help tell the story of a study abroad experience. But what if the best part of a trip was not something you could take home with you—the people you met? For Tim Von Thun, a senior Agricultural Science and Technology major, the best part of his summer trip to...

Homecoming AGtoberfest Tailgate

Saturday, October 26, 2013
Campus Farm
Great “Ag-toberfest” foods featuring pulled pork, hamburgers & hotdogs. Thank you Dr. Wei for supporting the 2013 Maryland 4-H Livestock sale and providing the pork. The tailgate will begin three hours before kick-off. We will update with an official time once the game time is finalized. The...

Get Ready for Fall Fun with AGNR!

Mark your calendars for a FREE, fun-filled day on the farm, courtesy of the University of Maryland College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (AGNR). On Saturday, October 5, the College of AGNR will host an Open House at the Central Maryland Research and Education Center Clarksville Facility in...

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