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In recent years, the debate concerning whether or not organic produce is healthier or worth the extra pennies at the supermarket has dominated consumer conversations. It also helped spark a passion...
The University of Maryland’s Agriculture Law Education Initiative (ALEI) has recruited a dynamic panel of presenters to discuss the complex intersection of environmental regulation and agriculture in...
As the 2016 Race to the White House heats up, concerns about income inequality fuel political debates across the country. However, research conducted by Pamela Jakiela, an assistant professor in the...
As the 2016 Race to the White House heats up, concerns about income inequality fuel political debates across the country. However, research conducted by Pamela Jakiela, an assistant professor in the...
AREC hosted the 8 th annual workshop of the Empirical Methods in Energy Economics (EMEE) network at the University of Maryland on 9-10 July 2015. The workshop featured a total of 14 “long”...
The College of Agriculture & Natural Resources recently caught up with Pete Charlerie, a 2009 graduate from the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics (AREC). In 2011, Charlerie...
What was just an ordinary office space less than a year ago on the third floor of Symons Hall, is now abuzz with undergraduate students chatting excitedly as they pore over lines of text on a...
The brown marmorated stink bug has a bad reputation. And for good reason: every summer, this pest attacks crops and invades homes, causing both sizable economic losses and a messy, smelly nuisance—...
Home electricity meter
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...

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