A new video from CONSERVE emphasizes that humans and human activities like irrigation, food production, food consumption, and water reuse, are an important part of the global water cycle. Please watch and share!Read More
This press release can also be found on the AREC website.
College Park, MD - Specialists in the field of agricultural law and water from the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics (AREC) in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources will play key roles in a new multidisciplinary effort to develop innovative, safe and sustainable ways to irrigate food crops in variable climates. The “CONSERVE” Center of Excellence, established with a $10 million, four-year award from the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture, will be led by Amy Sapkota from the University of Maryland’s School of Public Health.Read More
Here is a roundup of news and events for this past week. Enjoy the Halloween weekend!Read More
Plans for the 2014 Agricultural Outlook and Policy Conference, sponsored by the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics (AREC) at the University of Maryland, are being finalized, with expert speakers scheduled to share their thoughts about the current state of economic affairs and provide insights on where we may be going from here.
This highly anticipated event will take place December 16th at the DoubleTree Hotel, located at 210 Holiday Ct., Annapolis, MD, from 8:30 to 3:30. Lunch will be served.Read More