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Improving Food Safety and Security in Rural Uganda

Lwemiyaga farmers in a cirlcle meeting with UMD team
Lwemiyaga area, Uganda -- AGNR is committed to fighting hunger and food insecurity in underdeveloped areas around the world, striving to improve health and quality of life for those in need. To this end, UMD Extension faculty Dave Myers and Chuck Schuster traveled to the Lwemiyaga area in south-...

Connecting MD Farmers with Cutting Edge Technology

In order to be efficient and productive, farmers of today must constantly stay connected with the technologies of tomorrow. That’s why the 4th annual MidAtlantic Precision Ag Equipment Day brought together farmers and national experts on agricultural equipment, engineering and data collection...

The Future in Farming

(Note: Dr. Josh McGrath no longer works for the University of Maryland as of August, 2014 . The following article appears in the Spring 2014 edition of MomentUM magazine which focuses on the College of AGNR's efforts to preserve, protect and restore the Chesapeake Bay. Read the online version here...
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