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The Maryland Department of Natural Resources, in concert with the Harry R. Hughes Center for Agro-Ecology of the University of Maryland, will host six public listening sessions in May to aid in the...
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The College of Agriculture and Natural Resources is pleased to appoint Sarah Taylor-Rogers as interim director of the Harry R. Hughes Center for Agro-Ecology. Sarah assumed leadership duties on April...
The Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research (FFAR) just announced the first-ever UMD researcher to receive their New Innovator in Food and Agriculture Research Award , designed to invest in the...
The International Union for Conservation of Nature’s (IUCN) Red List of Threatened Species is a powerful tool for researchers and policymakers working to stem the tide of species loss across the...
The value of disseminating sound science through storytelling and data visualization to the public, stakeholders, and policy makers is becoming increasingly apparent. With this exact goal in mind, a...
You’ve heard: you are what you eat; but have you heard: You are what your grandmother ate? UMD researchers are exploring this phenomena by more closely examining the genetic and hereditary components...
QUEENSTOWN — The Harry R. Hughes Center for Agro-Ecology recently welcomed six new members to its board of directors, while honoring two former members with emeritus status. New to the Hughes Center...
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QUEENSTOWN — Agricultural service providers, farmers, and landowners interested in learning about incorporating conservation practices on agricultural leased land are invited to a series of free...
A virus might not seem like the most effective way to fight an infection to most people, but as UMD Associate Professor Daniel Nelson explains, “The enemy of my enemy is my friend.” With UMD...
COLLEGE PARK ‒ The University of Maryland’s College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (AGNR) is working at the forefront of solving one of the most pressing global challenges ‒ how do we feed a...
The College of Agriculture and Natural Resources is hosting its first-ever AGNR Cornerstone Event , a nod to the college’s history as the University's founding institution. On October 4th, the Stamp...
The College of Agriculture and Natural Resources is hosting its first-ever AGNR Cornerstone Event , a nod to the college’s history as the University's founding institution. On October 4th, the Stamp...
College Park, Maryland - The University of Maryland as part of the International Wheat Genome Sequencing Consortium (IWGSC) published findings in Science detailing the full genome sequence of wheat,...
College Park, Maryland - The University of Maryland as part of the International Wheat Genome Sequencing Consortium (IWGSC) published findings in Science detailing the full genome sequence of wheat,...
QUEENSTOWN — A new website that helps communities make wise decisions to address their local water quality needs is now live online. The website, baybmp.org , helps farmers, local governments,...
UMD Professor Utpal Pal leads a team of investigators across multiple institutions that will receive up to $7.7 million over 5 years from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (...
QUEENSTOWN, MD — A new podcast series called “From Cloud to Cab” aims to inform and entertain farmers on Delmarva and in the Mid-Atlantic region. “From Cloud to Cab” is a collaboration between Jen...
Dr. Kate Tully of the Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture was recently awarded $1.1 million by the National Institute for Food and Agriculture (NIFA) for her research on sea-level...
College Park, MD —The University of Maryland College of Agriculture and Natural Resources has received a $1.3 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to develop new cutting-edge...
UMD researchers have identified genetic mechanisms to control cancer-like growths in the plant Arabidopsis, commonly known as mouse-ear cress. The cancer-like tumors as a result of a mutated gene in...

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