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soil science

UMD Coaches Help Lead Team USA to an “Olympic” Win in International Soil Judging

Needelman and Mack at International Soil Judging Contest
Team USA took first place in the Third International Soil Judging Contest this August in Brazil, with UMD coaches front and center to help lead the team to victory. Taking place every four years in true Olympic fashion, the competition was hosted by the Federal Rural University of Rio de Janeiro...

Soil Loving Terps Travel to Heartland

The Soil judging Team poses for a picture
University of Maryland Soil Judging Team members travelled to Kansas State University in Manhattan, Kansas in early April for the National Soil Judging Competition. The UMD team earned the right to go to Kansas by taking first and second in the North East Regional Soil Judging Competition at The...

Terps Take Top Soil Judging Honors in NE Regional Competition

The University of Maryland proved its soil judging prowess by taking both first and second place in the Northeast Regional Soil Judging Competition hosted by the Ohio State University in Wooster, Ohio on October 16th. This marks the 22nd time a team from UMD has won the regional competition...

ENST Professor Featured for Work to Improve Soil Health

2015 has been declared the International Year of Soils by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). Soil health might seem like a snoozer of a subject, but as the global demand for food is expected to increase dramatically in the next few decades, soil is poised to play a critical...

Standout Student: Angela Perantoni

For Angela Perantoni, the pursuit of a career in environmental science is a philanthropic effort. “Environmentalism, to me, is not a movement to protect the Earth, it’s a movement to protect ourselves,” said the senior environmental science and technology (ENST) sneior. “It’s the largest form of...
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