• Capacity Building Projects

    Title:  Globalizing the Fashion Curriculum at 1890 Institutions
    Funding: Capacity Building Funding Period:  09/01/2006 - 08/31/2011
    Investigators: Hymon-Parker, S. (Bennett, N); Butler, D.; Colyard, V.

    Title: Enhancing Utilization of Watermelon as Juice and Agricultural Wine
    Funding: Capacity Building Funding Period:  09/15/2006 - 09/14/2011
    Investigators:  Suvanich, V. (Schwarz, J. G.); Keith, C. W.; Prinyawiwatkul, W.

    Title:  Environmentally Conscious Precision Agriculture; A Platform for Active Learning and Community Engagement
    Funding:  Capacity Building Funding Period:  09/15/2006 - 08/31/2011
    Investigators:  Nagchaudhuri, A.; Mitra, M.; Marsh, L.

    Title:  Building Capacity in Family & Consumer Sciences Education and Dietetics Programs: A Model for Recruitment, Retention and Increased Graduation
    Funding:  Capacity Building Funding Period:  09/01/2007 - 08/31/2011
    Investigators:  Lyons, N.; Cecil, M. D.

    Title:  Pathogen Testing Metrics for Gaps in Delmarva Leafy Greens/Fresh Produce and Poultry Litter Compost
    Funding:  Capacity Building Funding Period:  09/01/2007 - 08/31/2011
    Investigators:  Marsh, L. E.; Hashem, F. M.; Millner, P.; Glescke, C. C.

    Title:  Collaboration with Secondary Education to Enhance Agricultural Science Curricula
    Funding:  Capacity Building Funding Period:  09/15/2007 - 09/14/2011
    Investigators: Shaw, A.; Cotton, C. P.; Harned, C. P.

    Title:  Enhancing New Fashion Merchandising Faculty Expertise for Quality Curriculum Development
    Funding:  Capacity Building Funding Period:  09/01/2007 - 08/31/2011
    Investigators:  Khoza, L. S.; Clinton, B. E.

    Title:  Strengthening the International Capacity of University of Maryland Eastern Shore Students and Faculty: A Belize Field Experience
    Funding:  Capacity Building Funding Period:  09/01/2007 - 08/31/2011
    Investigators:  Tubene, S.; Marsh, L. E.

    Title:  Development of a Dry Poultry Litter Incorporation Technology to Protect Air and Water Quality
    Funding:  Capacity Building Funding Period:  09/01/2010 - 08/31/2013 
    Investigators:  Allen A. L.; Kleinman, P. J.; Bryant, R.; May, E. B.; Hashem, F. M.

    Title:  Increasing Capacity to Attract, Retain & Graduate Underrepresented Minorities in Low Enrollment Programs in Human Ecology: A Model for Recruitment, Matriculation & Increased Graduation Rates
    Funding:  Capacity Building Funding Period: 08/15/2010 - 08/14/2012
    Investigators:  Lyon Bennett, N.; Cecil M. D.

    Title:  Enhancing Undergraduate Research & Experiential Learning in Human Sciences, Family & Consumer Sciences,  and Human Ecology: A Model Program for Land-Grant Institutions
    Funding:  Capacity Building Funding Period:  09/01/2010 - 08/31/2012
    Investigators:  Lyon Bennett, N.; Khoza, L.; Clinton, B.

    Title:  Characterizing Certain Grass Plants and Forage Soybean Genotypes as Sources of Biofuel and Their Potential for Phosphorus Hyperaccumulation
    Funding:  Capacity Building Funding Period:  09/01/2010 - 08/31/2013
    Investigators:  Dadson, R. B.; Hashem, F. M.; Boateng, A.; Dao, T.; Tubene, S.; Nyame, A. K.

    Title:  Food Safety Risks for Leafy Greens and Tomatoes from Small Farm Environments Exposed to Manure Dust, Soil Amendments, Insects and Creek Water
    Funding:  Capacity Building Funding Period:  09/01/2010 -  08/31/2013
    Investigators:  Hashem, F. M.; Millner, P.; Dadson, R. B.; Cotton, C. P.; Pao, S.; Goktepe, I.; Giesecke, C.; Mullins, C.; Kreamer, M.; Ali, M.; Allen, A. L.; Ducharme, D.

    Title:  Building Curriculum and Experiential Learning in Sustainable Agriculture to Enhance Students: Communication and Problem-Solving Skills
    Funding:  Capacity Building Funding Period:  09/01/2010 - 08/31/2013
    Investigators:  Marsh, L. E.; Hashem, F. M.

    Title:   Watershed Level Examination of Urea Use a Fertilizer and the Production of the Biotoxin Domoic Acid
    Funding:  Capacity Building Funding Period:   09/01/10 08/31/2013
    Investigators:   May, E. B.; Allen, A. L.; Bryant, R.; Buda, A.; Boyer, E. W.; Kleinman, P.; Hashem, F.

    Title:  Biofuels, Sustainability and Geospatial Information Technologies to Enhance Experimental Learning Paradigm for Precision Agriculture Project
    Funding:  Capacity Building Funding Period:   09/01/2010 - 08/31/2013
    Investigators:   Nagchaudhuri, A.; Mitra, M.; Marsh, L.; Schwarz, J.


    Title:  Evaluation of Practical Post-Harvest Mitigation Strategies to Reduce and Abundance of Vibrio Bacteria in Molluscan Shellfish
    Funding:  Capacity Building Funding Period:  09/01/2010 - 08/31/2013
    Investigators:   Parveen, S.; Jahncke, M.; Bowers, J.; Kaufman, D.


    Title:    Head Start: Jump Start on Healthy Lifestyle Program in Somerset County, Maryland
    Funding:  Capacity Building Funding Period:   09/01/2010 - 08/31/2013
    Investigators:   Zoumenou, V.; Kumelachew, M.


    Title:  Enhancing Cowpea Production in the Delmarva Region to Increase Bio-Diversity and Food Security
    Funding:   Capacity Building Funding Period:   09/01/2010 08/31/2013
    Investigators:  Dadson, R. B.; Hashem, F. M.; Ehlers, J.; Coffman, B.; Schwarz, J.; vanBerkum, P.; Tubene, S.


    Title:  Identification and Characterization of Biological Control Agents for Lepidopterous Pest in the Delmarva Ecosystem
    Funding:  Capacity Building Funding Period:   09/01/2008 08/31/2011
    Investigators:   Green, B. M.; Hashem, F. M.; Dadson, R. B.

    Evans-Allen Projects

    Title:    Dry Poultry Litter Incorporation Into No Till Soils to Minimize Trace Elements and Nutrient Movement to the Chesapeake Bay
    Funding:   Evans-Allen Funding Period:   09/01/2007 - 09/30/2011
    Investigators:   Allen, A. L.; Kleinman, P. J.; Hashem, F. M.; Kibet, L.


    Title:    Integrating Specialty Crops in Organic Culture on Delmarva
    Funding:   Evans-Allen Funding Period:   10/01/2008 - 09/30/2011
    Investigators:   Marsh, L. E.


    Title:    NC170: Personal Protective Technologies for Current and Emerging Occupational Hazards
    Funding:   Evans-Allen Funding Period:   10/01/2007 - 09/30/2012
    Investigators:   Shaw, A.; Harned C. P.


    Title:  Diverse Grass Species as Potential Sources of Biofuel, Phosphorus Hyperaccumulation and their Impacts on Soil Organic Matter Dynamics
    Funding:  Evans-Allen Funding Period:   04/28/2008 09/30/2011
    Investigators:   Dadson, R. B.


    Title:   Molecular Characterization and Predictive Modeling of Salmonella spp. Recovered from Processed Poultry
    Funding:   Evans-Allen Funding Period:   01/01/08 - 12/31/11
    Investigators:   Parveen, S.; Oscar, T. P.; Schwarz, J. G.


    Title:  Reducing the Incidence of Childhood Obesity in Child Care Centers Through the Promotion of Healthy Eating and Increased Physical Activity
    Funding:  Evans-Allen Funding Period:   02/01/09 - 01/31/2012
    Investigators:   Hinnant-Bernard, T.; Long, D. M.; Cecil, M. D.

    Title:  Impact of Possible Natural Anthelmintics on Meat Quality in Sheep and Goats
    Funding:  Evans-Allen Funding Period:   07/01/07 - 10/01/2011
    Investigators:   Escobar, E. N.; Schwarz, J. G.

     Other Grants

     Title:  Development and Implementation of a Multimicrobial and Multifunctional Inoculant for Enhancing Soybean Productivity and Environmental...
    Funding:  NIFA Funding Period:   09/15/07 - 09/14/2011
    Investigators:   Hashem, F. M.; Marsh, L. E.; Dadson, R. B.; Vanberkum, P.