College of Agriculture & Natural Resources

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Service Day on the Farm

More than 80 incoming University of Maryland freshmen spent one of their last remaining days of freedom before the fall semester lending a helping hand out on the farm, and researchers with the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (AGNR) are among those reaping the benefits of their hard...

“Bug Guy” Receives Big Honor

He’s known primarily as “The Bug Guy” at the University of Maryland, but a recent international distinction highlights the fact that Extension educator and entomology professor Dr. Mike Raupp is so much more than that. The International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) awarded Raupp the 2012 R. W...

Find Us At The Maryland State Fair!

Students, faculty and staff with the University of Maryland College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (AGNR) will be strutting their stuff at the Maryland State Fair in Timonium from now through September 3rd! There will be plenty of opportunities during the state fair to catch us in action and...

University of Maryland Fruit, Faculty Featured in National News

An Extension educator and research facility from the University of Maryland College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (AGNR) were recently spotlighted in a national broadcast. University of Maryland Extension (UME) educator Dave Myers was featured in a story on the CBS Evening News focusing on...

Empowering Women in the War Zone

Volatile and war-torn Afghanistan, where security issues continue to pose a serious threat, is probably not high on many people’s lists of tourist destinations. But when four female members with University of Maryland Extension (UME) heard about a project proposal designed to empower women in this...

New Leader for University of Maryland Extension

A new chapter begins for the University of Maryland College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (AGNR) and University of Maryland Extension (UME). Effective August 13, Dr. Daniel Kugler will serve as Acting Associate Dean/Acting Associate Director of UMD Extension. Kugler replaces Dr. Nick Place...

Maryland Extension Faculty, Programs Take Home Top Honors

University of Maryland Extension faculty and programs received high national honors this summer from the National Association of County Agricultural Agents (NACAA) during the association’s 2012 Annual Meeting and Professional Improvement Conference held in Charleston, South Carolina in July...

AGNR Students Help Secure Funds for Rain Barrels in PG County

Making a difference for your community and the environment can start with an idea as simple as catching rain drops in a barrel. Just ask Gabrielle Rovegno and Mallori McDowell, two students within Maryland’s College of Agriculture and Natural Resources. Gabrielle, an undergraduate studying...

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