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Researchers from the Department of Plant Science & Landscape Architecture were featured in a recent TerpVision piece for their work using wireless sensor technology to create sustainable...
Each May, the College of Agriculture & Natural Resources honors outstanding employees with the annual AGNR Faculty & Staff Excellence Awards. The 2015 awardees were recognized during the AGNR...
Dr. Wendy Peer, an assistant professor in the Department of Environmental Science and Technology, will present her research findings related to hormone transporters in plants at the Gordon Research...
When a person becomes infected with Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus– better known as MRSA – treatment options are severely limited due to the fact that nearly all antibiotics are rendered...
They look like any other week-old piglets squirming to nuzzle against their mother for warmth and sustenance, making soft snorting sounds as they wiggle their stubby, pink piglet tails. However, 18...
Last week, the University of Maryland announced the official launch of and participation in the National Land-grant Impacts website , a centralized online resource that highlights the teaching,...
Wines produced by University of Maryland Extension experts and made from grapes grown at the university’s research and education centers proved popular during a recent national competition. Nine...
Applying for grant funding is now a more efficient and streamlined process for faculty members in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (AGNR), thanks to a new system and team of new staff...
2015 has been declared the International Year of Soils by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). Soil health might seem like a snoozer of a subject, but as the global demand for...
2014 was another banner year for the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources at the University of Maryland! As the year comes to a close, we take a look back at just some of the many highlights...
Researchers with the University of Maryland’s College of Agriculture and Natural Resources are helping to design the strawberry field of the future – one that conserves water, utilizes less...
Two professors emeritus from the Department of Animal and Avian Sciences (ANSC) at the University of Maryland have been named Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS...
With more than 300,000 new cases per year, according to newly revised estimates from the CDC, Lyme disease continues to be a persistent threat to public health in the United States. Yet a vaccine to...
The Maryland agricultural community is facing a diverse and complex set of legal challenges, but experts with the Agriculture Law Education Initiative (ALEI) now have a better understanding of...
The effort to protect threatened and endangered species calls for deep pockets. In 2013 alone, U.S. federal and state governments spent more than $1.7 billion toward the conservation of species at...
Community Supported Agriculture – or CSA – is a growing national trend that allows consumers to buy fresh, locally grown produce directly from farms in their own communities. Now, the College of...
The College of Agricultural and Natural Resources welcomed a number of new faculty members prior to the start of the 2014 fall semester. Each Friday we're introducing a few of these newcomers and...
Despite overcast skies, intermittent rain and chilly temperatures, approximately 2,200 people traveled to the Central Maryland Research and Education Center on Saturday, October 11 for the annual...
The University of Maryland’s Center for Food Safety and Security Systems was awarded a two-year grant extension in the amount of $4.6 million for an extensive, multi-institutional project dedicated...
Lisa Taneyhill , Ph.D., an assistant professor in the Department of Animal and Avian Sciences at the University of Maryland, has been awarded a $1.9 million research grant from the National Institute...

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