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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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AREC has now earned Silver Certification in the Office Sustainability Program by the University Office of Sustainability. This reflects the enthusiastic support from an active Sustainability...
Jessica Post and Testudo
Through an internship studying the factors affecting renewable energy installation adoption rates Jessica Post has proven herself a formidable researcher. The National Scholarships Office and...
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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