College of Agriculture & Natural Resources

Campus Farm

Say Hello to the Lambs of 2016!

A little snow couldn’t keep AGNR’s ewes from having their lambs earlier this month! Since Monday, February 8, thirteen ram lambs and fifteen ewe lambs have been born; ushered into the world by Campus Farm Manager Crystal Caldwell and the 32 students of ANSC235, Applied Small Ruminant Parturition...

UMD Campus Farm Revitalization Receives Support from Ag Industry Leaders

The revitalization of the Campus Farm at the University of Maryland is several steps closer to a reality thanks to a generous pledge of support from a leader in the region’s agricultural industry. Farm Credit has agreed to make a donation totaling $210,000 to the College of Agriculture and Natural...

Campus Farm Revitalization Receives Support from Howard County Farm Bureau

The University of Maryland College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (AGNR) would like to recognize and publicly thank the Howard County Farm Bureau for its recent donation to the Campus Farm Revitalization project. The bureau has generously committed $3,000 to the revitalization and as a result...

The Finalist Names Are In: Vote on a Name for the New Foals!

As Maryland Day came and went, so did the opportunity to submit original future racing names for the Campus Farm's two new thoroughbred foals. 148 names were submitted, but only three were chosen for each foal as finalists. For the bay colt, by Rock Slide and The Best Sister, the three finalist...

Help Name the Campus Farm's Two New Foals!

For the second year in a row, the University of Maryland has welcomed the arrival of two new foals on the Campus Farm. Through the Equine Studies Program, this is only the second time in the last 30 years that live foaling has happened on the campus farm. Both foals were colts (boys) and were born...

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...

First Foal Born on Campus Farm This Year

On a frigid February night, as a snowstorm descended upon the College Park campus, students gathered inside the horse barn on the University of Maryland Campus Farm to witness the birth of a thoroughbred foal. They watched in wonder as the healthy baby colt, the first foal born on campus this year...

Help Us Revitalize the Campus Farm!

The College of Agriculture and Natural Resources at the University of Maryland is embarking on a bold mission to revitalize the Campus Farm -- a historic site located in the middle of the College Park campus that serves as a hands-on laboratory for students in the Department of Animal & Avian...

Supporting a Campus Farm for the Future

Note: The article below was featured in the Spring 2013 issue of Terp Magazine. Click here to see the full issue! When they were first courting, Charlie ’65 and Judy ’66 Iager used to stroll hand-in-hand down the aisles of the cow barn on the Campus Farm. As a dairy science major, he spent much of...

Congratulations AJ Jones: Undergraduate Researcher of the Year

Senior Animal Sciences major Aikeen “AJ” Jones has been selected as one of the University of Maryland’s Undergraduate Researchers of the Year. AJ was honored at a reception on campus May 1 during the opening ceremonies of Undergraduate Research Day. AJ describes himself as an animal lover who is...

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