Who will develop the science, technology and business to cultivate plants for human and environmental health? Spartans in the Department of Horticulture Will.

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Welcome to the Department of Horticulture. The Department's mission is to prepare our students for horticulture-related careers in science and business. This includes making new discoveries in the plant sciences; promoting the use of plants and food for improved human health and a safe environment; improving the characteristics, quality and availability of horticultural products; and strengthening the competitive position of the world's horticultural industries. Faculty members possess a diverse array of expertise - both interdisciplinary (e.g., breeding, genomics, development, physiology, metabolism, molecular biology, and sustainable production), and commodity based (e.g., fruits/pomology, vegetables, viticulture, floriculture, nursery crops, postharvest, design and landscape ecology, and marketing) - which they utilize in their research, teaching and outreach programs, at both the national and international levels.

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  • A group of Student Horticulture Students attending the Northern Michigan Small Farm Conference

    SHA Attends Small Farms Conference

    Published on February 14, 2020

    A group of Student Horticulture Association students attended the Northern Michigan Small Farm Conference

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  • May 1

    POSTPONED: MSU Advanced Degree Commencement: Spring 2020

    May 1, 2020 3:30PM - 6:00PM Breslin Events Center

    The MSU Advanced Degree Commencement ceremony is for for all students, including those in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources. It is held on May 1 at the end of the spring 2020 semester.

  • May 2

    POSTPONED: CANR Undergraduate Commencement: Spring 2020

    May 2, 2020 7:30PM - 9:30PM Breslin Student Events Center

    MSU Undergraduate Commencement (Baccalaureate Degree Ceremony) for students in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources is held on May 2 at the end of the spring 2020 semester.

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