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On Thursday, 17 March 2017, Dr. Pat Megonigal presented his research on plant-microbe interactions and greenhouse gas (GHG) budgets in tidal wetlands and other ecosystems to the Department of Plant...
This March, the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources celebrates Women's History Month by paying tribute to several of our women faculty who are making exceptional strides in their research...
University of Maryland Landscape Architecture students were in Washington, D.C. on Thursday March 9th, 2017 ! The 3rd Year BLA students from LARC 321 Construction and Materials class visited the...
On Thursday, March 9 th , Dr. Rod Wing presented his work to the Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture at the University of Maryland. His research investigates breeding new rice...
Dr. Shahryar Kianian, Research Leader at the Agricultural Research Service’s (ARS) Cereal Disease Laboratory in St. Paul, MN spoke at University of Maryland, College Park on March 2, 2017 about the...
Rebecca Selleck Sustainable Crop Research Scholarship Fund Fighting world hunger. Building sustainable housing. Saving the Chesapeake Bay. The College of Agriculture and Natural Resources is at the...
Norton-Brown Herbarium Fund The Norton-Brown Herbarium is the largest and most representative collection of Maryland plants. With specimens dating from the 1820s to the present day, the collection...
On Thursday, February 23rd, Dr. Jesse Poland from Kansas State University presented his research on improving wheat breeding with genomic selection and high throughput phenotyping to the Department...
College Park, MD -- Yiping Qi, an assistant professor from the University of Maryland’s College of Agriculture and Natural Resources has developed an upgrade to gene editing technology in plants...
On Thursday, 16 February, Dr. Alwyn Williams presented his research in soil functional zone management (SFZM) to the Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture. Dr. Williams is world...
On Thursday, February 9, 2017, Dr. Christopher Clarke of the United States Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Research Service shared the stories of several experiments he performed that were...
Dr. Tim Davis, a historian for the United States National Parks Service, visited The University of Maryland to share his knowledge on roads in national parks. He discussed how influential park roads...
University of Maryland Puts the Flavor in Alum Brewer’s New Beer Ask Tom Barse ’77, owner of Milkhouse Brewery at Stillpoint Farm, what sets him apart as a brewer and he’ll tell you he makes “classic...
On November 18, Dr. Kate Evans, a Professor of Washington State University, presented her research on DNA-informed apple breeding. Her seminar focused on the improvement of apple cultivars suited for...
The University of Maryland’s Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture welcomed Dr. Ronald Walcott from the University of Georgia as a guest speaker on Thursday, October 10th. A native...
College Park, MD -- A major breakthrough in the cloning of a resistance gene to eliminate wheat scab -- a widespread disease responsible for drastic reductions in crop yield as well as millions of...
Guy L. Moore ’80 and Lynn P. Moore ’77 received the Distinguished Alumni Award for the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources at the 14th Annual Alumni Association Awards Gala on September 30,...
Global warming, a major treat to the modern civilization, is speculated to increase the rate and magnitude of natural disasters, especially storms, in recent years. Thus, elevated level of storm...
Repost from the Baltimore Sun article: "Twenty visions for a new park near Nevada Avenue in Odenton lined the walls of a meeting room inside the Western District police station last week. Come the...

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