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Consumers find renewable energy sources appealing, but what factors determine a homeowner's decision to invest in renewable energy technologies? A team of student researchers from the AREC...
COLLEGE PARK, Md. – The University of Maryland today announced the appointment of Dr. Craig Beyrouty as dean of the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources. Dr. Beyrouty has been involved in...
The Department is pleased to congratulate Paul Goeringer, Research Associate and Extension Legal Specialist, as he is honored by the College of Agriculture & Natural Resources for outstanding...
Maryland Day was celebrated Saturday, April 25, 2015.
The 17th Annual Maryland Day on May 2, 2015, was a tremendous success. More than 9,000 campus volunteers ensured that more than 75,000 visitors enjoyed the University of Maryland's largest community...
AREC Professor Erik Lichtenberg
The Alumni Chapter of the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources will present the Excellence in Research award to Erik Lichtenberg at the 48th Annual Alumni Celebration this April. Erik...
Community Supported Farm (CSA) operators or those thinking about starting a CSA are invited to attend a workshop focused on drafting better membership agreements and addressing common labor issues...
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...
in memoriam John M. Curtis, Sr., with photo
Dr. Curtis received his Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics from the University of Maryland and, after teaching at VPI and NC State, returned to serve as a professor, department head, and director of the...
What can we do in one day? On Wednesday, December 10th, the University of Maryland is calling on all Terps to come together to support student scholarships during 24 hours of giving! Last December,...
What can we do in one day? On Wednesday, December 10th, the University of Maryland is calling on all Terps to come together to support student scholarships during 24 hours of giving! Last December,...
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've been introducing a few of these newcomers...
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...
COLLEGE PARK, Md. –Faculty members from the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources at the University of Maryland were part of a team honored this month with a prestigious award from the U.S...
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...
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...
In her NSF-funded study, "Estimating the Impacts of a Microfranchising Intervention," AREC assistant professor Pamela Jakiela will be evaluating the second wave of the Girls Empowered by...
Nicholas Stavely, May 2014 graduate Area(s) of Study: Agriculture & Resource Economics with a concentration in Environmental & Resource Policy and a minor in Sustainability Studies. Current...
Dr. Mary Zaki joins AREC faculty
Dr. Zaki, who joins the Department as one of our Extension faculty, received her Ph.D. in Economics this summer from Northwestern University. She received a B.A. and B.S. in Economics from the...
(The following article appeared in the Frederick News-Post Monday, June 30) The Agriculture Law Education Initiative launched a little more than a year ago, and farmers like the measure state...
(The following article appeared in the Spring 2014 edition of Terp Magazine .) Weber’s Cider Mill Farm in Parkville, Md., is a much different operation than when the family first started raising...

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