College of Agriculture & Natural Resources

Founded in 1856, the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources is the Cornerstone of the University of Maryland. Learn about our rich history, our current initiatives, our talented students, and our passionate faculty and staff.


AGNR's AgDashboards are a visually engaging way to view data on trends within the College and our direction for the future.



Maryland Agricultural College

As the founding college of University of Maryland, AGNR is known as the Cornerstone College. Learn more about our rich history and how it has led us to become the highly competitive and cutting-edge college we are today, driven to excel in academics, research, and extension.  

AGNR History

Strategic Initiatives

Chesapeake Bay Cornerstone Event

Explore our five strategic initiatives, and learn more about what the college is doing to lead the way in solving these major global challenges.

Strategic Initiatives

Organizational Structure

Symons Hall

Learn about the organizational structure of the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources.

Organizational Structure

Our People

Faculty & Staff Directory

AGNR Faculty

Contact AGNR's faculty and staff.


Office of the Dean

Dr. Craig Beyrouty

Meet our Fearless Leader, Dr. Craig Beyrouty, Dean of the College Agriculture and Natural Resources, and learn about the Global Leadership Council, a group of key stakeholders and advisors across the state that help inform AGNR’s new initiatives.

Office of the Dean

AGNR Students

AGNR Terps

Learn more about the incredible opportunities that exist for our students and the great work being done by students at our college. 

AGNR Students

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Respect

Student researcher

Learn about Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Respect at AGNR.

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Respect