Department of Horticultural Science

Upcoming Events


  • Food Systems Major Name Change

    July 2, 2021

    The Food Systems program is now the Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems program. The program addresses – within a systems framework – increasingly popular topics among students and employers, including agroecology, sustainable production, consumers, markets, policy, food justice, and community engagement. The name change takes effect in Fall 2021. Questions can be directed to major coordinator Mary Rogers.

  • Congratulations to Those Named 'CFANS Hunger Fighters'

    June 16, 2021

    [CFANS] CFANS solicited nominations for 50 CFANS Hunger Fighters, from current students and recent graduates to seasoned professionals, in all workforce sectors across the globe. Congratulations to those associated with our department who received the nomination!

  • The Grass Is Always Greener: Turf Research in the Year of Covid

    May 10, 2021

    It’s been over a year since the University community pivoted to remote operations, with many staff working from home for the first time in their careers. We spoke with turfgrass researcher Florence Sessoms about her projects and what it was like to conduct research during a pandemic.