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UMD Leads the Way in Soil Science, Adding a Fifth National Championship to their Dynasty in Soil Judging

2019 UMD National Champion Soil Judging TeamThe University of Maryland (UMD) took 1st place at the 59th National Collegiate Soils Contest in San Luis Obispo, California, competing against 25 other universities from 7 different regions across the country. This is the fifth National Championship for the UMD Soil Judging Team (the third in the last seven years). >>

University of Maryland Wins 2018 NE Regional Soil Judging Competition

2018 Soils Team - Regional ChampionsIt was a raw and grueling day in southwest Ohio, with rain and temperatures in the 40s, but the UMD Soil Judging Team showed real grit as they persevered under such adverse conditions, and at the end of the day Terp Soil Judgers walked away with 1st Place awards for both the group judging and as the overall the Team winner. >>

ENST Students and Faculty Volunteer to Educate Thousands of Children and Parents About Soils and Crops

Graduate Student Brian Scott discusses crops with a future student.In a show of solidarity supporting agronomy, crop and soil sciences, three graduate and four undergraduate students joined three faculty members from ENST to volunteer at the USA Science & Engineering Festival hosted from April 6-8, 2018, at the Convention Center in Washington, DC. The bi-annual festival, inaugurated in 2010, is the nation’s largest celebration of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics), and is free to the general public. >>

Tier 1 Grant Supports New Research 

Dr. Masoud Negahban-Azar The Division of Research at University of Maryland has announced their winners of Tier 1 grants for 2018 and Dr. Masoud Negahban-Azar received a Tier 1 grant to develop new research. 

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