College of Agriculture & Natural Resources

Wye Research and Education Center

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...

A Closer Look at the College of AGNR's Real World Laboratories

NOTE: The most recent issue of MomentUM magazine focuses on projects and questions being tackled at the College of AGNR’s Research and Education Centers. Below is one of the featured stories. Click here to view the full online version of the magazine. Can you tell when a cow’s in pain by monitoring...

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...

A Taste of Aronia at the State Fair

Ever wondered what Aronia -flavored ice cream tastes like? Ever even heard of Aronia ? On Friday, August 31, patrons of the Maryland State Fair got a chance to sample Aronia ice cream at the Young Farmers’ Dairy Bar. Also known as Black Chokeberry, Aronia is a potent fruit packed with health-...

AGNR Students, Faculty Let Research Work Shine at Commodity Classic

A brutally hot and humid summer day couldn’t keep faculty and students with the University of Maryland’s College of Agriculture and Natural Resources from showing off some of their latest cutting edge research at the Wye Research and Education Center in Queen Anne’s County. On Thursday, July 26,...
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