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A team of scientists, including Associate Professor Brian Needelman from the University of Maryland’s Department of Environmental Science and Technology , has developed a method for measuring the...
The University of Maryland proved its soil judging prowess by taking both first and second place in the Northeast Regional Soil Judging Competition hosted by the Ohio State University in Wooster,...
Most of us think that farmers grow and harvest crops for food. That’s true for many crops: they either feed humans or farm animals. However, there’s another category of crop that has a vital function in agricultural systems.
Dr. Ray Weil of the University of Maryland's Department of Envisirionmental Science visited Harborview Farms last week to establish some cover crop experimental plots. The 20-acre plot will assess the nutrient capture of deep rooted cover crops.
Scott Tjaden, a 2014 University of Maryland alum that received both his graduate and undergraduate degree from the department of Environmental Science and Technology, is now working as an Environmental Scientist at Pepco Holdings, the parent company of the electric utility for the greater DC area.
Two seniors from the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources recently completed two unique summer internships that not only allowed them to enjoy some of the natural beauty in different parts of...
Deal Island may be the epitome of the slow pace of life on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. This isolated island and its nearby peninsula jut out into the Chesapeake Bay from Somerset County. It’s a quiet...
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 University of Maryland Council on the Environment (ConE) has named Dr. Stephanie Lansing, an assistant professor in the Department of Environmental Science & Technology , the recipient of the...
Students from this university will collaborate with faculty and government officials to improve the city’s sustainability efforts after the College Park City Council approved funding to work with the...
Each May, the College of Agriculture & Natural Resources honors outstanding employees with the annual AGNR Faculty & Staff Excellence Awards. The 2015 awardees were recognized during the AGNR Convocation & Awards ceremony held Tuesday, May 5th at the Riggs Alumni Center.
Ed Landa has been captivated by soils since his undergrad days, but they’ve hardly been his sole fascination. His love of art, history, and storytelling led him to co-edit a book, Soil and Culture, exploring the perception of soil in ancient to modern societies.
POCOMOKE CITY — On an overcast Friday morning, Jason Lambertson goes through one door, then another, and peers across a long, warm, dusky room at the 80,000 teenagers whose poop the state expects him...
Dr. Wendy Peer, an assistant professor in the Department of Environmental Science and Technology, will present her research findings related to hormone transporters in plants at the Gordon Research Conference in Italy (April 26- May 1).
Three College of Agriculture and Natural Resources students, alongside six other University of Maryland students, achieved a UMD milestone on April 8th; marking the largest number of UMD students to...
Three College of Agriculture and Natural Resources students, alongside six other University of Maryland students, achieved a UMD milestone on April 8th; marking the largest number of UMD students to...
Congratulations to the ENST recipients of the 2015 College of Agriculture and Natural Resources Alumni Awards! The honorees were celebrated at an awards banquet held at the University of Maryland's Riggs Alumni Center on April 16. The College of AGNR Alumni Chapter selected the award winners from a pool of nominations.
The Soil Science Society of America is coordinating with the Global Soil Partnership and other organizations around the world to celebrate the 2015 International Year of Soils and raise awareness and promote the sustainability of our limited soil resources.
MWAZIPEZA CHANDA – Lusaka. A MOBILE soil testing kit is currently under trial in Eastern Province to analyse soil to ensure farmers have the right information for fertiliser application.
2015 has been declared the International Year of Soils by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). Soil health might seem like a snoozer of a subject, but as the global demand for...

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