ACE Virtual Center

Agricultural Careers and Entrepreneurship

Need help finding an Agricultural Career?

The ACE Virtual Center can help. ACE stands for Agricultural Careers and Entrepreneurship. This Virtual Center is a project of the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources strategic initiative group on, "Advancing Innovative, Profitable, and Sustainable Agricultural Production Systems".

This virtual center has been created to provide helpful resources, training, and opportunities for current AGNR students, prospective UMD students, K-12 students, and adult citizens who are interested in pursuing a career in an agricultural field to further advance agricultural systems across Maryland. 

Mission Statement

The ACE Center will produce an inventory of agricultural career opportunities, provide job search resources, host virtual training opportunities, and highlight career and entrepreneurship events to those that aspire to farm or be in the agriculture profession. 

Who can use the ACE Center? 

Current AGNR Students     Prospective UMD Students     K-12 Students     MD Aspiring Farmers

ACE News & Events

So you want to be an Entrepreneur virtual event

Virtual Webinar: So you want to be an Entrepreneur! 

Presented by: Dr. David Tilley, Environmental Science and Technology Associate Professor 

Date: Monday, October 19th at 4:00 pm 

Description: Learn the latest tools for testing out your great idea for a business or non-profit. Don't have a great idea? Then learn how to create one. Dr. Tilley will walk you through some of the newest tools for testing and creating ideas that sell and that people want. This will be an interactive workshop so come prepared to participate. You will learn about empathy mapping, customer discovery, design thinking and the business model canvas. 

Registration: Register in advance for this meeting using the link: After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. 

ACE Summer Webinar Series Flyer

ACE Summer 2020 Webinar Series Recap 

Sept. 11, 2020 

This summer the University of Maryland (UMD) AGNR strategic initiative team, Advance Innovative, Profitable, and Sustainable Agricultural Production Systems, launched the Agricultural Careers and...(read more) 

Contact Information

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