College of Agriculture & Natural Resources

climate change

$1.3 Million Grant Awarded to UMD Researcher to Develop Precision Breeding Techniques in Livestock

College Park, MD —The University of Maryland College of Agriculture and Natural Resources has received a $1.3 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to develop new cutting-edge precision breeding technologies for livestock, specifically focusing on cattle and goats. Dr. Bhanu...

Food Security and Climate Change in Colombia

Farming in Colombia
Food security and climate change are two very dire issues confronting the world today, especially given that so many people still live in rural areas where their livelihoods depend on agriculture. The United Nations recently set a Sustainable Development Goal to end all forms of hunger and...

Inspiring MD Pride: Faculty Helps Develop Method to Encourage Worldwide Wetlands Restoration

A team of scientists, including Associate Professor Brian Needelman from the University of Maryland’s Department of Environmental Science and Technology , has developed a method for measuring the removal of greenhouse gases from the atmosphere achieved through coastal wetland restoration. The...
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