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Maryland 4-Hers Featured in National Youth Science Competition

4-H youth all over the state of Maryland broke a mental sweat while putting their stamp on the fifth annual National Youth Science Day by participating in various events designed to highlight the importance of 4-H science programming across the country. For instance, several Maryland 4-H clubs,...

Prime Pumpkin Picking Season

October is the prime time to go prancing through the pumpkin patch but according to experts with the University of Maryland College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (AGNR), there are a few things to consider before selecting one of the festive fruits. Mike Newell, horticulture crops program...

Thousands Flock for Fun on the Farm

Where can you take a hayride, watch a chick hatch, feel inside a cow’s stomach, get gardening questions answered, pet a snake, pick a pumpkin, eat delicious food and get nutritious recipes all in one place and for FREE?? At the University of Maryland College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (...

AGNR at the Farmers' Market at Maryland

To help highlight Food Safety Education month, two groups from the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (AGNR) took time out to share important information with shoppers at the Farmers' Market at Maryland. Representatives from the Joint Institute for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (...

Market to Mealtime

When a group of small children is crowded around a table at the farmers’ market clamoring for a free sample, one assumes it must be freshly-baked pie, ice cream or, at the very least, some type of sweet fruit they’re tempted to taste. But kale wraps ? Indeed, children and adults alike were lined up...

Engaging Communities for a Cleaner Bay

Researchers from the University of Maryland College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (AGNR) have been awarded a competitive grant from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for an innovative proposal designed to help communities tackle stormwater and reduce pollution to the Chesapeake Bay...

Life Lessons Through Gardening & Nutrition

A group of adults with developmental disabilities from Target Community and Educational Services, Inc., stood in a greenhouse picking cherry tomatoes, some popping a few tomatoes in their mouths to eat. “The rule is, they can eat them if they pick them,” said Terry Serio, a food supplement...

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