College of Agriculture & Natural Resources

Food Science

UMD’s College of Agriculture and Natural Resources Launches Initiative to Combat World Hunger and Food Insecurity

COLLEGE PARK ‒ The University of Maryland’s College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (AGNR) is working at the forefront of solving one of the most pressing global challenges ‒ how do we feed a rapidly growing population and ensure equitable access to healthy, nutritious food? With a projected...

Dr. Gebisa Ejeta, 2009 World Food Prize Laureate, the Keynote Speaker for October 4th Summit - Global Challenges: Building Healthy Food Systems

Dr. Gebisa Ejeta, Purdue University
The College of Agriculture and Natural Resources is hosting its first-ever AGNR Cornerstone Event , a nod to the college’s history as the University's founding institution. On October 4th, the Stamp Student Union will be buzzing with faculty, staff, students, and public stakeholders at a major...

Honestly, Terps Make the Best Tea

(Three food science alumni featured in the following article for TERP Online:) When the leader of the free world says he loves your drinks , you know you’re doing something right. President Barack Obama’s favorite, Black Forest Berry, is just one of the many “Just a Tad Sweet” organic beverages...

Two AGNR Students Selected to Attend USDA Outlook Forum

Two students from the University of Maryland College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (AGNR) were selected from a competitive national pool of applicants to attend the USDA’s 2015 Agricultural Outlook Forum , where they will have the chance to interact with other standout students from across...

How ‘Bout Them Apples?

The saying goes: “An apple a day keeps the doctor away.” But does it matter how long ago that apple was picked? Oluwatobi Aderotoye, a senior in the Science and Technology Program at Eleanor Roosevelt High School in Prince George’s County, is conducting research at the University of Maryland’s...

Nanoparticles Add Zest to Search for Drug Delivery Methods

Food scientists at the University of Maryland created tiny packages of the spice turmeric and whey protein that could color the way hard-to-absorb drugs are delivered. Zi Teng, Ying Li, and Qin Wang of the University of Maryland’s College of Agricultural and Natural Resources will publish their...

VIDEO: Mighty Microgreens Continue to Make Headlines

News about the surprisingly-high nutritional content of microgreens – tiny seedlings of various vegetables and herbs – continues to spread across the country. The microgreens study was performed jointly by researchers at the University of Maryland College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (AGNR...
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