College of Agriculture & Natural Resources
Institute of Applied Agriculture

Events

Regulatory Pathways for Genetically Engineered Organisms

Tuesday, Mar. 28,
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Jull Hall, Room 1123
Kate and Bill will share the work they do at the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), Biotechnology Regulatory Services (BRS) of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). They will focus on the USDA’s regulatory pathway for genetically engineered (GE) prganisms and the...

Fermentation Demo and the Local Food Movement

Tuesday, Apr. 4,
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Jull Hall, Room 1123
Co-Owners and lead Food Alchemists of HEX Ferments , a Baltimore based fermented foods company, will share how they got started, why they work with local organic growers and why it is important to strengthen the local foodshed. They will demonstrate how to make sauerkraut and kombucha while talking...

IAA Open House 4/14

Friday, Apr. 14,
9:30am to 12:00pm
Jull Hall, Room 1123
You're invited to Open House at the Institute of Applied Agriculture (IAA)! The IAA is the University of Maryland's premier two-year agricultural certificate program. Open House is an excellent opportunity to meet faculty and students, tour agricultural facilities at the University of Maryland, and...

Starting a Sustainable Farm

Tuesday, Apr. 18,
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Jull Hall, Room 1123
Are you curious about starting your own farm? Interested in the use of sustainable agricultural practices? With enterprise selection, financing, credit, land access, business management, and more to consider, it can be challenging to make the first move. Shannon ( University of Maryland Extension...

History on the Half Shell: The Decline and Restoration of Maryland Oysters

Tuesday, May. 2,
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Jull Hall, Room 1123
Donald Webster is a Commercial Aquaculture Regional Specialist with University of Maryland Extension . He will discuss the history of the oyster industry, including periods of decline and recent efforts to rebuild using hatchery technology. He will also cover basic oyster biology, the operation of...

Reading Day

Friday, May. 12 (All day)
University of Maryland, College Park
Reading day is a day set aside by the University to give students time to study for final exams. It is scheduled after regular class lectures and before final exams. Good luck on finals!

2017 Shields Memorial Golf Tournament

Friday, May. 12,
8:30am to 5:00pm
Glenn Dale Golf Club
The 38 th annual Shields Memorial Golf Tournament will be held at Glenn Dale Golf Club on May 12, 2017. As always, the Shields families welcome and extend their warm hospitality to this year’s players. This year’s tournament continues to recognize the involvement of the Shields families in Maryland...

Finals Week

Saturday, May. 13 (All day) to Friday, May. 19 (All day)
University of Maryland, College Park
Keep calm and finish strong! Good luck on finals this week. Standard exam times and other final exam information are located on Testudo. Click here to view.

Ag Forward New Student Orientation

Tuesday, Jun. 20,
9:00am to 4:00pm
Jull Hall, Room 1123
All Agriculture Forward (Ag Forward) IAA students are required to attend and participate in New Student Orientation. Participants are required to remain for the entirety of the Orientation. To prepare for your visit ahead of time, download an IAA Orientation Checklist . New Ag Forward students must...

Certificate-Seeking New Student Orientation

Wednesday, Jun. 21,
9:00am to 4:00pm
Jull Hall, Room 1123
All certificate-seeking IAA students are required to attend and participate in New Student Orientation. Participants are required to remain for the entirety of the Orientation. To prepare for your visit ahead of time, download an IAA Orientation Checklist . New students must complete the...
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