Grow a career you can feel great about. The Department of Agronomy & Horticulture lets you go hands-on in research labs and out in the field, preparing you for a future where you can impact the world in meaningful, powerful ways. Here you can get personal attention and learn from faculty at a Big Ten university who work to feed and enrich the lives of a growing global population.


Mason Serves as Fulbright Specialist in Colombia

Steve Mason, professor of agronomy and horticulture, recently spent two weeks as a Fulbright specialist in Columbia working with educators, business developers and producers looking for ways to improve the Columbian economy. The Corporación Biotec, an independent entity of the Universidad de Valle, Cali, Colombia, invited Mason to provide short-term training and assistance with positioning a Healthy Agriculture Seal (certification) for two industries. Continue reading.

Backyard Farmer airs live Thursdays

Backyard Farmer, featuring faculty members from the Department of Agronomy & Horticulture, airs live Thursdays on NET1 at 7 pm CST from April through September. Join us for another great season of answering your lawn & garden questions. View archived videos on YouTube, or interact with the team on Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest.


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