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Paul Farmer examines a patient.
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...
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 AREC major Nathan...
Associate Professor Doug Lipton, PhD, from the University of Maryland Agricultural and Resource Economics (AREC) Department, has been tapped to fill the newly created position of Senior Research...
When Jia Li earned her PhD from the top-ranked Agricultural and Resource Economics program at the University of Maryland in 2011, she knew her education and training would take her places. However,...
Kalyanaraman & Houde
Dr. Karthik Kalyanaraman received his PhD from Harvard University after which he was an assistant professor at University College London. He joined AREC in Fall 2012. He is interested in developing...
Two students with the University of Maryland College of Agriculture & Natural Resources (AGNR) were recently rewarded for their work on innovative, cross-disciplinary proposals to improve the...
deforestation
AREC graduate student Joe Maher received the University of Maryland Council on the Environment Green Fund Fellowship to investigate the effectiveness of forest protection in South America with...
For its inaugural Distinguished Lecture Series, the University of Maryland Council on the Environment featured world-renowned environmental analyst Lester Brown, a UMD Hall of Fame alum who received...
University of Maryland alumnus and famed environmentalist Dr. Lester Brown will return to College Park November 12 to share his expert insights on the future of the global food supply. Brown received...
Professors from the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (AGNR) are set to tackle an extremely timely and controversial question vital to the future of the planet: How do we feed the world’s...
If inspiring others to utter the phrase “ Now why didn’t I think of that?” elevates a simple idea to the level of great invention, then recent University of Maryland graduates John-Randall Gorby and...

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