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Terps Provide Agricultural Education, Fun at Maryland State Fair

Year after year, faculty, staff, students and alumni from the University of Maryland College of Agriculture & Natural Resources (AGNR) help make the 11 days of the Maryland State Fair fun-filled and educational for all ages and 2015 was no exception. From welcoming newborn animals into the...

Terps Take on Maryland State Fair!

Faculty, staff, students and alumni from the University of Maryland College of Agriculture & Natural Resources (AGNR) are gearing up for the Maryland State Fair which begins Friday, August 28th at the state fairgrounds in Timonium. From welcoming newborn animals into the world in front of a...

Get Your Goat

At the edge of a field at the Western Maryland Research and Education Center (WMREC) in Keedysville sits a penned-in area known as the “Goat Hilton.” Fifteen goats spend most of their time in the large enclosure eating a regulated diet consisting of hay and grain. One warm evening in late July, the...

Students Assist With Lamb Births in “Lamb Watch” Course

Although winter may seem never-ending this year, the births of 29 lambs so far at the University of Maryland’s Campus Farm provide a reassuring sign that spring will eventually arrive in College Park. A course offered every spring semester popularly known as “Lamb Watch,” or ANSC235, teaches animal...
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