Intended as a means to keep our loyal alumni up to date with the activities and accomplishments of the college and all of its components, MomentUM actually appeals to a far broader audience. Insightfully written and beautifully photographed articles provide the reader with an entertaining and informative look at the impact AGNR has on Maryland every day.
Preventing A Poultry Pandemic
aGNR'S RESPONSE TO THE DEADLY BIRD FLU SWEEPING THE COUNTRY
This edition highlights how AGNR is preventing a poultry pandemic, elevating Maryland wine and the Montgomery County Agricultural Preserve, connecting Marylanders online, and offering our students new classes and experiences on campus and abroad.
We've Got You Covered
Maximizing the Benefits of Cover Crops
This edition showcases our college's work as a national leader in cover crop research and a pioneering new approach to landscape architecture through “design empathy.”
A Recipe to Feed the World
growing smarter, simpler, solutions for food and nutrition security
AGNR alumni, students, and faculty are helping to feed the world while also developing innovative solutions to eat healthier and create a more sustainable and equitable future.
A Savory New Major
Students Explore The Bubbling, Biological Process of Fermentation
Explore the exciting world of our new fermentation science major, the Extension Bay-Wise program, and much more. In this issue, see how AGNR is contributing to a healthy planet from nutrient management to preventing plasticulture pollution; ensuring nutritious, local food for all to assessing fish populations.
Summer 2021 Issue
The Ripple Effects of Ripple
PLANTING THE SEEDS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL AWARENESS
Featured in this issue are AGNR's highly acclaimed environmental work by our world class faculty and students, as well as community efforts surrounding this year's cicada emergence and the college's renewed commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Respect for all.
Winter 2021 Issue
tOOLS TO HELP MARYLANDERS BOUNCE BACK
Despite the challenges we have faced in this past year, our college and community has remained resilient and responded with extraordinary measures. Whether it's providing stress management and mindfulness support to Marylanders statewide or working to preserve the vulture population in Africa, our excellence spread across research, academics, and Extension continues to make an impact both locally and globally.
Summer 2020 Issue
The Spaces Between
the transformative power of public green spaces
This issue of Momentum amplifies the volumes of progress and positivity related to our strategic initiative, Optimize Urban Environments Through Design, Green Technology, and Community Engagement.
Winter 2020 Issue
Elevating Urban Agriculture
Limited land, unlimited potential
Dig into our college's efforts to Advance Innovative, Profitable, and Sustainable Agriculture Production Systems. Ag production can have a very traditionalist connotation but these stories paint a very modern picture of the diverse systems, people, career fields, and issues that are associated with our work.
Summer 2019 Issue
The Changing Climate of Coastal Farming
Rising to the Challenge
Explore the college's efforts in helping ensure a clean and healthy Chesapeake Bay by helping farmers navigate the tides of saltwater intrusion, and a revolution in management of green space and stormwater practices by residents in Baltimore City.
Winter 2019 Issue
AGNR ON THE CUTTING EDGE: CRISPR
Leaders in gene-editing research
The challenges put forth to establish a healthy food system and ensure global food and nutritional security are substantial, and the college is committed to tackling them head-on. In this issue, we invite you to explore our research utilizing the groundbreaking CRISPR technology, a century of service from alumni Vernon Foster, a senior dietetics student challenging his fellow students to cook smarter and healthier in just a matter of minutes, and so much more. We hope you enjoy the experience!
Summer 2018 Issue
Charting A Course Towards Healthier Living Systems
Explore the concept of One Health in this issue, highlighting research at the Port of Baltimore producing sustainable energy, our efforts to combat Lyme disease, our international work in Liberia with ROOTS Africa, and more!