College of Agriculture & Natural Resources

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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,...

IN THE NEWS: UME’s Growing Healthy Habits Program

Rosa Parada-Reidy knows exactly what she and her 8-year-old daughter Catherine will be doing when school gets out this year — gardening. The mother-daughter duo already has spent time tending to their bamboo, lilac hydrangea and sweet pea plants, but the message of just how much time will be spent...

Master Gardener Mania at UMD

Hundreds of enthusiastic volunteers from across the state descended upon the University of Maryland’s College Park campus Wednesday, May 22 for the annual Maryland Master Gardener Training Day. Maryland Master Gardeners are volunteers trained by University of Maryland professionals to educate state...

Grow It Eat It Team Wows Crowds at the White House

For the second year in a row, a group of University of Maryland Extension (UME) experts spent part of their Easter weekend at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue with the First family. A team of six faculty, staff and Master Gardeners from UME’s Grow It Eat It program was invited to attend the 135th White...

Congrats to the 2013 AGNR Alumni Awards Recipients!

Congratulations to the recipients of the 2013 College of Agriculture and Natural Resources Alumni Awards! The honorees were celebrated at an awards banquet held at the University of Maryland's Riggs Alumni Center on April 16. The College of AGNR Alumni Chapter selected the award winners from a pool...

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