Grow your story in the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture. Undergraduate programs in Agronomy, Horticulture, Plant Biology, and Turfgrass & Landscape Management provide hands-on learning in research labs and out in the field, preparing you for a future where you can influence the world in powerful ways. Here you will get personal attention at a Big Ten university and learn from faculty who work to feed and enrich the lives of a growing global population.


Milton E. Mohr Awards announced

Agronomy and Horticulture students were recently honored with Milton E. Mohr Program awards for 2015–2016. Rodrigo Werle, a weed science graduate student advised by Professor John Lindquist, was awarded a fellowship. Undergraduate students Quinn Charling, Shiyi Feng, Jared Seier, and Josh Wehrbein were awarded scholarships. The Milton E. Mohr Awards Program recognizes outstanding students, in the sciences of biotechnology and engineering, based on their academic performance and potential for accomplishments in their specific field. The Milton E. Mohr Scholarship and Fellowship Awards Program was established in 1989 for students in the College of Engineering or biotechnology degree programs. The scholarships and fellowships are made possible through an endowment to the University Foundation. See all recipients.

Backyard Farmer airs live Tuesdays

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

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