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Mr. Nevin Dawson

Faculty Specialist

Sustainable Agriculture Coordinator for AGNR Faculty

Nevin's office is located in Caroline County, but he works statewide and regionally.

Caroline County 9194 Legion Road Suite 4 Denton, Maryland 21629

Sustainable Agriculture Coordinator for AGNR Faculty

University of Maryland Extension Agriculture & Natural Resources 1210 Symons Hall 7998 Regents Drive College Park, Maryland 20742-5551


  • Sustainable Agriculture
  • Soil Health
  • Conservation Tillage
  • Cover Crops
  • Forest Stewardship
  • Caroline County
  • Grant Writing


  • B.S., Forest Science, Pennsylvania State University
  • M.S., Forestry, North Carolina State University

Nevin is the Sustainable Agriculture Coordinator for the state of Maryland and the Professional Development Program Associate for Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education (SARE). He provides professional development programs to agricultural service providers throughout the state, promoting sustainable agricultural practices with a focus on Soil Health with best tillage and cover crop practices. He also conducts outreach about SARE programs, and helps to administer Northeast SARE's seven grant and agreement programs.

Nevin has a B.S. in Forest Science from Penn State University and an M.S. in Forestry from North Carolina State University. He is also an alum of the LEAD Maryland agriculture and natural resources leadership development program. 

Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education (SARE) grants and educational materials:

Nevin's Q&A with Fair Farms Maryland: