Lack of affordable child care is hurting young farm families’ ability to grow their businesses
Learn more Learn more about child care issues for farm families. Lack of affordable child care is hurting young farm families’ ability to grow their businesses. ...
Lack of affordable child care hurting farm families’ ability to grow their businesses
Horticulture is the application of scientific principles to grow vegetables, fruits, ornamental plants, and landscape design, as well as business principles to sell the commodities. You’ll learn basic characteristics of a wide variety of plants; includin ...
Agronomy is the application of biological, chemical and physical principles to crops and cropping systems to increase their efficiency in converting light and supplemental resources into food, feed and fiber products. You’ll learn to effectively regulate ...
Plant Biosciences is a broad study of plant biology including plant form and function, diversity, reproduction, evolution, and uses of plants. Please note that Plant Biosciences is a specialization of our Sustainable Plant Systems (SPS) major. In Sustain ...
Agroecology focuses on understanding and applying ecological principles in crop production to integrate natural biological cycles and controls, make efficient use of resources, enhance environmental quality, and increase biodiversity. Please note that Ag ...
Turfgrass Science is an integrated program that studies the grasses used to enhance our environment. Turf reduces glare, noise, air pollution, heat buildup and visual pollution. Turf provides recreational benefits to sporting events as well as creates ae ...
The Sustainable Agriculture major prepares you to think about farming holistically — to balance the environmental, social and economic dimensions. You’ll learn how to navigate multiple economic, social, and environmental goals when managing a farm, ranch, ...
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The Department of Horticulture and Crop Science offers a multitude of engaging programs filled with eye-opening, hands-on, life changing learning experiences. Our faculty and staff are devoted to teaching the next generation of leaders. Whether you'r ...
Join us June 1st to meet our new ANR Educator
Help us welcome our new ANR Educator, Marina Miquilini at our Meet and Greet on June 1st from 10am to noon in our office. Marina has been passionate about agriculture since she was a child, which motivated her studies in agronomy and animal sciences. ...