College of Agriculture & Natural Resources
Plant Science & Landscape Architecture

MAES Research & Education Centers

      Maryland Agricultural Experiment Station

Contact Info

Theresa Simmons



Central Maryland REC   -   (301) 596-9330

A part of the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, the Central Maryland Research and Education Center (CMREC) is comprised of five Maryland Agricultural Experiment Station (MAES) research farms and associated facilities which are located in two central Maryland counties within the greater Baltimore-Washington population center. Read More


Lower Eastern Shore REC   -   (410) 742-1178

The Lower Eastern Shore Research and Education Center (LESREC) is one of four Research and Education Centers that are part of the Maryland Agricultural Experiment Station. Actually comprised of two separate facilities, Salisbury and Poplar Hill, LESREC got its start as the University of Maryland Vegetable Research Farm (VRF) in the late 1940s. The purpose and intent of VRF was to help Lower Eastern Shore farmers with commercial vegetable problems. Read More


University of Maryland   -   (301) 405-2462

Welcome to the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (AGNR) at the University of Maryland. We offer comprehensive academic programs covering various topics in agriculture, environmental technology, food science, natural resources and much more. Read More


University of Maryland Eastern Shore   -   (410) 621-6072

The University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES) is a land-grant, historically black college founded in 1886 as the Delaware Conference Academy.   Since its beginning, the institution has had several name changes and governing bodies. Read More


Western Maryland REC    -   (301) 432-2767

The Western Maryland Research and Education Center (WMREC) consists of a single 491 acre facility located in Washington County. Housed at this facility are faculty and staff of the Maryland Agricultural Experiment Station (MAES) and University of Maryland Extension (UME) - both components of the University of Maryland, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (AGNR) Read More


Wye REC   -   (410) 827-8056

The Wye Institute, the Wye Plantation, and the Maryland Agricultural Experiment (MAES) have been cooperating, both formally and informally, in agricultural research and related activities for more than 40 years.Cooperation with the Wye Angus herd, which began in 1954, has been a tremendous resource for MAES scientists. Crop research has been conducted by MAES scientists since 1966, when Wye Institute made available, without charge, 100 acres of Institute land for use by MAES. Read More

Maintained by the IET Department of the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources. © 2019. Web Accessibility