The Department welcomes Dr. Brandon Miller as our newest faculty member!
Plant Science major Katie Krotts and Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems major Tory Raether were our Learning Garden interns for summer 2021. Read what made their summer unique.
View our seminar recordings from the fall semester. Recordings will be added week by week.
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.
[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!
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.
Minnesota Invasive Terrestrial Plants and Pests Center (MITPPC) researchers are diving deep into the possibilities of integrated pest management for spotted wing drosophila using an economic lens, a project that has spanned five years and will conclude this year.
We interviewed alumni Jared Rubinstein to see where he is now and what he has been up to since graduating with a master's in Applied Plant Science in 2018.
(CFANS) If you ask Professor Jerry Cohen, Ph.D.,—a distinguished professor in the Department of Horticultural Science and CFANS donor—why he gives, he'll simply tell you that he was hired into a tradition of generosity.
The 2021 Distinguished Alumni Award recipient is Dr. Lurline Marsh. Dr. Marsh will be presenting at our first-ever virtual Kermit Olson Memorial Lecture on Wednesday, March 10, 2021.