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  • MSU Horticulture Places Second at NALP National Collegiate Landscape Competition in Utah

    Posted on March 22, 2017 8:45am

    Michigan State University’s Student Horticulture Association landscape team participated in the 41st Annual NALP (National Association of Landscape Professionals) National Collegiate Landscape Competition last week in Provo, Utah. The four-day event consisted of educational workshops, a career fair, and 29 competitive events which have been termed the Landscape Olympics. Team members competed against 672 students representing 60 colleges and universities from across the United States and Canada. MSU once again made a strong showing finishing in second place behind the host school, Brigham Young University.

  • 2017 Lighting Solutions Open House

    Posted on March 21, 2017 9:17am

    Helping growers learn about the latest advancements in supplemental, photoperiodic, and sole-source horticulture lighting and making the best decisions for their plants and business.

  • Watermelons, snakes and Christmas trees

    A child drew a watermelon slice, which was inspired by the book, “The Watermelon Seed” by Greg Pizzoli.

    Posted on December 9, 2016 10:01am

    How do watermelons, teapots, snakes and some very hungry caterpillars end up on Christmas trees? It’s the result of a partnership between the MSU Department of Horticulture, the Department of Forestry and about 450 elementary schoolers. Every year, students from Greater Lansing take part in a literacy lesson and decorate holiday ornaments based on their chosen books. These ornaments are put on display at MSU.

     

  • Giving TUEsday campaign to raise funds for CANR Student Club Grants

    Posted on November 29, 2016 8:02am

    Did participation in a student club enhance your MSU experience? This year’s #GivingTUEsday campaign in the college is to raise $5,000 to support Student Club Grants through the CANR Alumni Association.

    This fund provides support for scholarships, student club activities and alumni programming in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (CANR). The fund also underwrites the CANR Alumni Association’s Student Club Grant Program. 

     

  • Dr. Brad Rowe named NALP “Trailblazer”

    Posted on October 3, 2016 6:35pm

    The National Association of Landscape Professionals announces its newest Trailblazers; individuals who are nominated by their peers for making significant and long-term contributions to the landscape industry and are committed to giving back to the industry.

     

  • Meet a Faculty Member: Susan Gruber

    Posted on September 7, 2016 9:26am

    As Michigan State University adopts a new scheduling system for the coming academic year, Susan Gruber, the new undergraduate advisor for the agronomy and turfgrass students (crop and soil sciences major), encourages students to make academic advising appointments a priority.

     

  • Student Profile: Q&A with Lee Rainey

    Lee Rainey

    Posted on July 27, 2016 9:56am

    Q&A with Lee Rainey

    Freshman, Landscaping and Nursery Management, Institute of Agricultural Technology

    Internship: TruNorth Landscaping; Traverse City, MI

     

  • Horticulture Student Receives Multiple Awards

    Kellie Walters

    Posted on July 18, 2016 11:10am

    ALEXANDRIA, VA – The American Floral Endowment (AFE) has awarded the 2016 Paul Ecke, Jr. Scholarship to Kellie Walters of Michigan State University.

    COLUMBUS, OH – AmericanHort has selected Kellie Walters of Michigan State University as a 2016 HortScholar.

     

  • Student Profile: Q&A with Beth Copeland

    Beth Copeland

    Posted on July 14, 2016 9:31pm

    Q&A with Beth Copeland
    Landscape and Nursery Management, Freshman
    Internship Location: Gee Farms

     

  • Yujin Park Selected as 2016-2017 FAST Fellow

    FAST Fellow Yujin Park

    Posted on June 15, 2016 10:01am

    Congratulations to Yujin Park who was selected as a 2016-2017 Future Academic Scholars in Teaching (FAST) Fellow. There were a large number of competitive applications this year, so being selected for this prestigious program is quite an honor and one that the MSU Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning’s Steering Committee congratulates her for such an achievement.

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