UMES: Faculty Receive $1.2M in Grants

University of Maryland Eastern Shore has recently received $1.2M in grant money from the USDA’s NIFA. The grant will be divided between UMES faculty members Robert Dadson, Anugrah Shaw and Eric May to fund their research projects.

Dadson’s research helps farmers bring safe and nutritious salad greens to market.

May’s research addresses environmental concerns about the cause of Urea in aquatic ecosystems, which poses a threat to human life.

Shaw is founding the International Center for Personal Protective Equipment for Pesticide Operators, which will focus on worker safety by developing new standards and clear communications.

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