MORE THAN FARMING (MTF) is a series of short educational videos, produced by STEAM ONWARD, that will illustrate examples of farms and natural resources sites in Maryland that utilize 21st century precision and digital technologies in agriculture, aquaculture, and natural resources. The major focus of the series is to reveal:
In addition, where possible, the series will feature African American, and other underrepresented and women owned farming enterprises, as well as professionals in agri-business, ag education, and ag related government agencies.
In keeping with theme of environmental stewardship and modernizing agriculture, the objectives of ECPA were to implement “Precision Agriculture” at UMES, while also promoting the adoption of this technology intensive farming practice among local farmers and provide the necessary educational and support services.
Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources and Related Sciences (MANRRS), is changing the face of agriculture, natural resources and related sciences by supplying the industry with a diverse pool of talented leaders. They combine their passion for improving quality of life with new ideas and perspectives to enhance the world around us.
TerraPulse is changing the way land is evaluated, managed, and transferred by improving the flow of information to land owners, users, brokers, insurers, investors, and government agencies.
Mercaris is bringing market intelligence to sustainable agriculture. The Mercaris Data Service makes it easy to gain insights into Organic and non-GMO commodity prices, perform analytics, and trade identity preserved commodities.
Serenity Farm is a working family farm lying peacefully along the Patuxent River in Benedict, Charles County, Maryland. It has been owned and farmed by the Robinson family since 1965. Their motto is, "You are welcome anytime."
In the heart of Southern Maryland, Double Z Cowboy Corral states that their purpose is to share their enthusiasm of western horseback riding and to encourage folks far and wide to appreciate farm livin' and raisin' animals.
Bluford Drew Jemison STEM Academy is an all-boy public middle/high school located in Baltimore, Maryland. The school's focus is on Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics education. STEAM ONWARD will document the installation of their AG-HYDROPONICS lab as a feature of More Than Farming,
From the hardwoods of the mountains to the pines of the Eastern Shore, Maryland's forests are as diverse as the uses we have for them, such as timber production, clean water, wildlife, recreation, and scenic beauty.