Research and Education Centers & Locations

Research Centers

Central Maryland REC

Features facilities in Beltsville, Clarksville, College Park, and Upper Marlboro, including instructional laboratories, our dairy cattle and equine research herds, turfgrass research, poultry work, and crop and pest trials.

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Lower Eastern Shore REC

Includes facilities in Salisbury and Poplar Hill, featuring herbicide and fungicide trials, pest management, and basic agronomy.

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Western Maryland REC

A single 500-acre facility providing a platform for agricultural and horticultural research, as well as animal science. Home to our hops and apple programs, as well as our grape trials.

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Home of the Wye Angus herd and the Harry R. Hughes Center for Agro-Ecology, with extensive work in aquaculture and water quality.

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Maryland REC Locations