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Johnson Appointed to White House Subcommittee

PRINCESS ANNE, MD-(February 12, 2020)-Zoe Johnson, a graduate student pursuing a doctorate in toxicology at UMES, was recently appointed to the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology subcommittee on Students, Postdoctoral Education, and Early Career Professionals.  “It’s an honor to be appointed and serve at the highest level of science and technology policy-making…Read more Johnson Appointed to White House Subcommittee

Zoumenou recognized among EFNEP peers

PRINCESS ANNE, MD- (January 22, 2020)-Dr. Virginie Zoumenou, professor of dietetics and nutrition at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore and its 1890 Nutrition and Health Programs director, will serve the USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture’s Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program in two leadership roles this year.  Her colleagues nominated her as…Read more Zoumenou recognized among EFNEP peers

UMES is Partner on USDA-NIFA Grants

PRINCESS ANNE, MD- (January 8, 2020)-The University of Maryland Eastern Shore is participating as a partner on two National Institute of Food and Agriculture-USDA Beginning Farmer and Rancher Development Program grants, said Berran Rogers Jr., coordinator, Small Farm Program, UMES Cooperative Extension. The first is an award of $199,786 for the project, “Chesapeake Grows:  A…Read more UMES is Partner on USDA-NIFA Grants

Small Farm Conference to Offer Two Informational Days

Princess Anne, MD – (September 25, 2017) – The 14th annual Small Farm Conference promises a wide variety of informational sessions and top-of-the-line speakers beginning Friday, November 3, on the campus of the University of Maryland Eastern Shore. For the conference, Victor L. Harris, forestry consultant and founder of Minority Landowner Magazine, is the keynote speaker.  Harris…Read more Small Farm Conference to Offer Two Informational Days

UMES Celebrates Opening of Center for Agribusiness and Economic Development

PRINCESS ANNE — (October 07, 2016) – A new center on the UMES campus has a vision to bridge the gap between agriculture and applied economics to benefit the agriculture community on the Delmarva Peninsula and beyond. In honor of its launch, the Center for Agribusiness and Economic Development will host a symposium to discuss…Read more UMES Celebrates Opening of Center for Agribusiness and Economic Development

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