Welcome Dr. Soon Li Teh!

July 28, 2023

Dr. Soon Li Teh will join the Department of Horticultural Science as the newest faculty member in Grape Breeding and Enology on September 30th, 2023!

Dr. Emily Hoover Retires After 41 Years of Service

May 17, 2023

Dr. Emily Hoover, a long standing pillar of the Department of Horticultural Science, retires on May 28th after 41 years of dedicated service as a faculty member and department head.

Lessons Learned: Reflections from a Retiring Professor

May 22, 2023

After 41 years of hard work, service, and dedication, Dr. Emily Hoover bids the department a farewell as she enters retirement

A Letter From The Interim Department Head

May 12, 2023

The Department of Horticultural Science appointed Professor Neil Anderson as Interim Department Head in February 2023

Growing the Legacy of the Learning Garden

May 11, 2023

For the first time in Learning Garden history, faculty level oversight shapes the future direction of this educational space. Learn more about the upcoming transformations! 

Welcome Dr. Nathan Eylands!

April 20, 2023

Welcome to our newest faculty member, Dr. Nathan Eylands!

The science of Minnesota strawberries

March 8, 2023

50 years of U of M research bears fruitful insights and advancements. Department of Horticultural Science experts have developed strawberry varieties that thrive in Minnesota’s challenging climate, improving production practices that make this crop more resilient and profitable for growers.

Introducing Polaris Gold!

March 9, 2023

The Shannon Lab has released its first potato, Polaris Gold, the University of Minnesota’s latest potato release since Mondak Gold in 2014.

Environmental Benefits of Local Cut Flower Production

February 16, 2023

By growing 10 cut flower varieties suited for the Upper Midwest, MPS student Sarah Anderson evaluated the economic and environmental viability of local cut flower production in Central Minnesota. 

2023 Spring Seminar Recordings

February 2, 2023

View our seminar recordings from the spring semester. Recordings will be added week by week. Recordings are available for 180 days after the date of the seminar.