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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Events

  • Jun 21

    Understanding Pronouns Workshop with Bethany Meadows

    June 21, 2024 11:30AM – 1:00PM Virtual Session

    The session will provide an understanding of pronouns to educators.

  • Jun 26

    2024 MSU Weed Tour

    June 26, 2024 8:30AM – 3:00PM MSU Plant Pathology Farm, 3735 College Road, Lansing, MI 48910

    The tour will provide ample opportunity for participants to look at corn and soybean research plots and participate in some short field presentations. Recertification credits have been requested.

  • Sep 14

    CANR Tailgate

    September 14, 2024 12:30PM – 3:30PM

    Join fellow alumni and CANR leadership at a tailgate prior to the MSU v. Prairie View A&M football game.

  • Sep 24

    Agriculture and Food industry Career Fair 2024

    September 24, 2024 3:00PM – 6:00PM

    MSU to host Agriculture and Food industry Career Fair Sept. 24, 2024

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