Horticulture at MSU...
...science and technology to cultivate human and environmental health.
Recent News and Events:
MSU Team Places 2nd Overall in 2015 PLANET Student Career Days
Congratulations to members of Horticulture Club that represented MSU at PLANET (Professional Landcare Network) Student Career Days hosted by North Carolina State University. The four-day event consisted of educational workshops, a career fair, and 28 competitive events which have been termed the Landscape Olympics. Team members competed against nearly 800 students representing 65 colleges and universities from across the United States and Canada. MSU once again made a strong showing finishing in second place behind Brigham Young University - Idaho.
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'Think Agriculture' Series Features MSU AgTech Alumnus
Tyler Kluck discusses his family's history in the Landscape and Nursery industry, and the benefits of completing the 2-year Landscape & Nursery Management program. Click the photo to watch the video from Michigan Farm Bureau.
Dr. James Hancock Featured on MSU Today
In the 1960s, MSU horticulturist Stanley Johnston, perhaps best known for developing the Red Haven peach, created both the Northland and Bluehaven blueberry varieties. But few MSU plant breeders have been more successful than AgBioResearch scientist James Hancock. A professor of horticulture and recipient of the 2014 MSU Innovation Center Technology Transfer Achievement Award for excellence in applying innovation to create real-world solutions, Hancock developed three of the world's most widely planted Northern Highbush blueberry varieties: Aurora, Draper and Liberty along with several other successful cultivars throughout his three decades at MSU.
See more at: http://msutoday.msu.edu/feature/2014/building-a-better-blueberry