Creating a Sustainable Future for the Chesapeake Bay Watershed and its People
University of Maryland College of Agriculture and Natural Resources leads soil health, nutrient management, and water quality efforts in a rigorous 5-year study to develop environmentally sustainable agricultural systems in Maryland and the Chesapeake Bay.
NIFA Supports Disaster Education through EDEN
USDA's National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) supports disaster education through the Extension Disaster Education Network (EDEN).
'Functional Ice' Shows Food Industry How to Keep Cool and Reduce Loss
Over 133 billion pounds of food per year is lost due to waste at different stages in the farm-to-fork continuum.
University of Maryland Extension Engages Over 250,000 Marylanders
In 2018, the University of Maryland Extension (UME) engaged over 250,000 Marylanders with its faculty, staff, 5,000 volunteers, and over 2,000 partnerships.
Produce Life and Quality
Fruits and vegetables are essential components of a healthy diet and can decrease the risk of chronic disease.
Pesticide Residues in Cotton and Polyester Garments
Understanding safe pesticide use is critical in the protection of pesticide handlers, not just during the mixing, loading, and application of chemicals, but also to any residues in their clothing after application.
It’s a Small World After All
Delaware State University (DSU) used a Capacity Building Teaching grant to give its students the world. In turn, they also built stronger ties of research and learning with other 1890 institutions, universities in Costa Rica, and USDA.