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Samantha Watters

Samantha Watters is assistant director of communications in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources.


food waste

$6M in Grants Support Work to Create Biofuels, Bioplastics From Food Waste

UMD Researcher Seeks to Reduce Reliance on Fossil Fuels, Landfills

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Bees

U.S. Beekeepers Continue to Report High Colony Loss Rates, UMD-led Survey Finds

Bee Informed Partnership’s Results Used to Help Beekeepers, Researchers Seeking Solutions

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Potato farmer

Climate Change Cuts Into Agriculture Productivity, Study Finds

Warmer and Poorer Regions of the Globe Hardest Hit

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Nettle

Exploring the Mettle of Nettle

Project to See if Adding a Common Weed to Your Diet Could Boost Immune System, Fight Obesity

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Big car covers up small car gif

Electric Car + Giant SUV = Backfire for the Environment

UMD Study Finds Households Cancel Benefits of Efficient Car Purchases With Inefficient Ones

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Typha growing in Nigeria

Making a Weed Meet Vital Needs

Agriculture Researcher, African Residents Collaborate to Turn Wetland Cattails Into Livestock Feed, Cooking Fuel

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Apples growing on an apple tree

Red, and Delicious

Researchers Work to Maintain Apple Quality While Increasing Marketability

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Poliovirus illustration

One-shot Deal

NIH Grant Funds Research on Single Vaccine for Hundreds of Viruses

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Salmonella in petri dish

How AI Tactics May Spare Your GI Tract

NIFA Grant Supports New Approach to Fight Foodborne Illness

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Audrey Wilke ’20 portrait

A Commitment to Leveling the Field

With Funding From National Award, Recent Grad Aims to Create Guide for Disability-inclusive Landscape Design

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Illustration of ticks

How Rabies Virus Could Be Key to Fighting Lyme Disease

$3.5M NIH Grant Funds UMD-led Study to Find Vaccine for Widespread Tick-borne Illness

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Farm

35-year Study Shows Trend Toward Fewer, Larger Farms

Family Operations Still Greatly Outnumber Corporate Ones, Research Finds

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