College of Agriculture & Natural Resources

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Meet Dr. Chavonda Jacobs-Young, the College Spring 2018 Commencement Speaker

Dr. Chavonda Jacobs-Young
The College of Agriculture and Natural Resources will hold its Spring 2018 Commencement on Saturday May 19th at 3:00 pm in the Reckford Armory building. This year, Dr. Chavonda Jacobs-Young of the United States Department of Agriculture will be speaking as a leader of Research, Education, and...

Selected Students Sit-In on “Smart Agriculture” Forum

Technology take-over is in full force; changing the way we communicate, the way we are entertained, and even the way that we eat. Taking this into consideration, the USDA’s 2015 Agriculture Outlook Forum chose to focus on “Smart Agriculture in the 21st Century” and two AGNR students got to...

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...

AGNR Student Inspired by USDA Forum Experience

Pinzhang Li, a senior in the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, was one of 20 undergraduate students from universities across the country selected to attend the 2014 Agricultural Outlook Forum hosted by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The event was held in Arlington, Va. and...

AGNR Student Selected to Attend USDA Forum

A student from the University of Maryland’s College of Agriculture and Natural Resources was recently selected out of a pool of candidates from universities around the country to attend the 2014 Agricultural Outlook Forum hosted by the United States Department of Agriculture. A senior in the...

NIFA Director Visits College of AGNR

Dr. Sonny Ramaswamy, Director of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), spent the day Wednesday with faculty, students and staff from the University of Maryland’s College of Agriculture and Natural Resources. Ramaswamy took time out of his schedule...

Exposing the Next Generation to Opportunities in Agriculture

Sixteen high school students from across the country recently completed a whirlwind, three-week adventure with the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources at the University of Maryland. The teens were part of the annual Ag Discovery program – an academic outreach program designed to help youth...
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