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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...

Apples, Pumpkins and Stink Bugs… Oh my!

Apple- and pumpkin-picking season are right around the corner and that’s why on a recent warm August night, researchers from the University of Maryland College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (AGNR) gathered at the Western Maryland Research and Education Center (WMREC) in Keedysville, Md. to...

Follow AGNR at the 2013 State Fair!

The 2013 Maryland State Fair is well underway! Students, faculty, staff and alumni from the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (AGNR) are an integral part of making the fair a success each year at the state fairgrounds in Timonium. Haven't been by the fair yet this year? Check out our...

Men, Youth Less Likely to Count Calories UMD Survey Finds

Women in Montgomery County, Md. are almost twice as likely as men to read nutrition information posted on restaurant menus before ordering and people between the ages of 18 and 24 show no interest in learning more about what’s in their food. Those are among the findings of an informal survey...

Tracking the Kudzu Bug in Maryland

A group of researchers at the University of Maryland is spending the summer tracking the latest invasive pest to threaten crops and aggravate homeowners along the East Coast – the kudzu bug. The olive-brown bug, measuring less than ¼ inch in size, is a species native to Asia that typically feeds on...

Teen Leaders Swarm College Park

The College of Agriculture and Natural Resources welcomed nearly 500 teen leaders from across the state to the College Park campus during the last week in June for both the Maryland FFA State Convention and the Maryland 4-H Teen Focus. The two events provide valuable opportunities for students to...

College of Agriculture & Natural Resources (AGNR) Open House

Saturday, October 14, 2017
Central MD Research & Education Center, Clarksville Facility
SAVE THE DATE! The 2017 AGNR Open House will be held on Saturday, October 14th from 10 AM - 3 PM. Please join us to experience the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources' visionary research, impactful Extension programs, and academic programs designed to prepare the next generation of change...

He's EVERYWHERE! Cicada Season Busy for UME’s “Bug Guy”

University of Maryland Extension (UME) specialist Mike Raupp’s expertise on insects is typically in high demand but the emergence of the 17-year cicadas in the northeast have made him a popular attraction for local, regional, national and international media outlets. If you missed Raupp Friday,...

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