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The University of Maryland Distinguished Dissertation Award for dissertations completed in 2013 will be presented this year on May 8 at the Graduate School Annual Fellowship and Award Celebration...
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Maryland Day 2014 promises a full day of fun and learning across the whole campus. Do stop by the Animal Sciences Building foyer for some family games that highlight the challenges of balancing...
The College is pleased to extend congratulations to Joseph Maher, who is to receive one of the 2014 AGNR Alumni Awards this month. The Chapter's 47th Annual Alumni Celebration takes place on Thursday...
For the 2014 crop year, USDA has developed a common policy towards crop insurance for RMA, FSA, and NRCS. This fact sheet lays out that common policy and how it will interact with Maryland's Cover...
On March 11, the Center for Agricultural and Natural Resource Policy sponsored the 2014 Maryland Crop Insurance Update webinar along with the Maryland Department of Agriculture and the USDA's Risk...
Pinzhang Li, a senior in the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, was one of 20 undergraduate students from universities across the country selected to attend the 2014 Agricultural...
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Climate Science Day on Capitol Hill has become a valuable educational meeting for bringing climate scientists and legislators together. On January 29, 2014, event organizers facilitated more than 100...
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The Department of Agriculture and Resource Economics was well represented this February as the University of Milan hosted the second annual meeting of the Italian Association of Environmental and...
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Urban stormwater runoff is a large and increasing source of Maryland's pollutant load to the Chesapeake Bay. Local governments will need to partner with communities to increase awareness and provide...
A student from the University of Maryland’s College of Agriculture and Natural Resources was recently selected out of a pool of candidates from universities around the country to attend the 2014...
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As the "home" of the Global Poverty minor, the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics is pleased to sponsor An Evening with Paul Farmer at the Hoff Theater on Tuesday, February 4. Please...
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Overview In 2014, Maryland wheat producers will have a new option in their crop insurance coverage. Actual Production History (APH) is a 4 to 10 year yield average used to calculate each producer’s...
Organic producers will see changes in the Organic Crop Insurance Program for 2014. Beginning in the 2014 crop year, RMA will: allow organic producers growing crops under contract to use the contract...
( NOTE: The Following article appeared in The Baltimore Sun on Tuesday, September 3 ) Earth Starter is having the sort of year startups dream of. The company, founded by University of Maryland...
Yes, but farmers must terminate the cover crop before the deadline listed in NRCS’s Cover Crop Termination Guidelines for Non-Irrigated Cropland (available at http://www.nrcs.usda.gov/wps/...
The impact of agriculture on Maryland’s economy amounts to $8.25 billion annually, according to a recent study published by the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics in the College of...
Dr. Wesley Musser
The Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics is very pleased to announce that Dr. Wesley Musser was named a fellow by the Northeastern Agricultural and Resource Economics Association. The...
As the son of Russian immigrants, Alex Gittelson ‘09 grew up speaking Russian at home and hearing stories about his parents’ upbringings in St. Petersburg. “I’ve always had this pull to figure out...
Their idea might seem simple: develop a product that allows anyone to grow vegetables in their own backyard without having to dig. But on Friday afternoon, University of Maryland alums John-Randall...
Rubbing elbows and engaging in discussions with elected officials, national policy makers and agricultural industry leaders might be intimidating for some college students. But for Nathan Lim and...

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