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Agriculture and Food Systems Webpage
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Integrated Programs
Row Crop and Forage Production
Fruit and Vegetable Production
Animal Science
Ornamental Horticulture
Farm and Agribusiness Management
Urban Agriculture
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Agriculture Resources
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Program Impact

The University of Maryland Agriculture and Food Systems (AgFS) Extension Program serves the leading private industry in the state. In 2017, the market value of Maryland crops and livestock sold exceeded $2.4 billion and contributed $8.25 billion to the Maryland economy. AgFS educators provide unbiased, relevant research and education on a variety of essential agricultural and food topics to Maryland farmers, landowners, aspiring farmers, and service providers. The AgFS Program teams are shown below.

Annie's ProjectIntegrated Programs

Poultry laying hens
Animal Science

Corn Harvest in Southern Maryland
Row Crop and Forage Production

Ornamental Horticulture, flowers
Ornamental Horticulture

Apple production
Fruit and Vegetable Production

Strawberry patch with remote moisture sensing units and irrigation equipment in Montgomery County, Maryland
Farm and Agribusiness Management

Hydroponic garding in Baltimore City, MD
Urban Agriculture

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