Posted on July 14, 2014 11:07pm
The Michigan State University (MSU) Institute of Agricultural Technology (IAT) has been conducting practical plant, animal and technology certificate courses on its East Lansing campus for more than 100 years.
Commercial horticulture programs focused on fruit, vegetable, greenhouse production and ornamentals are attracting students to Lake Michigan College in Benton Harbor and Northwestern Michigan College in Traverse City. In addition to local access to MSU academic programs serving agriculture, the community college collaboration enables students to earn an associate’s degree through supplemental coursework.
Posted on June 25, 2014 8:26pm
The Michigan State University (MSU) Horticulture Gardens has slated its annual Garden Day for Saturday, Aug. 2.
Posted on June 25, 2014 8:25pm
The Michigan State University (MSU) Horticulture Gardens has slated its annual Garden Day 2014 for members of the public interested in gardening, horticulture, landscaping or floriculture. This year’s Garden Day will be held Saturday, Aug. 2, from 8 a.m. to 4:15 p.m
Posted on June 4, 2014 11:40am
Winning competitions has become a bit of a tradition for Jeff Elshoff.
The 2014 horticulture graduate has led the Michigan State University (MSU) Horticulture Club team to four consecutive top four finishes at the annual Professional Landcare Network (PLANET) Student Career Days. A national competition, PLANET’s Student Career Days feature 28 events known as the Landscape Olympics.
Posted on May 7, 2014 10:34am
Researchers on staff and affiliated with the Michigan State University (MSU) Center for Regional Food Systems (CRFS) have been awarded four grants, totaling $1.95 million, from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA). The grants, made through NIFA’s Agriculture and Food Research Initiative, will support much-needed research on local and regional food systems in Michigan.
Posted on May 1, 2014 12:06pm
Kurtis Berry put his classroom experience into practice earlier this spring when his viticulture class visited a Traverse City vineyard to learn about grape vine pruning.
Posted on April 25, 2014 8:09am
At the April 22 Board of Trustees meeting, 35 students were recognized with Board of Trustees’ Awards for having the highest scholastic average at the close of their last semester in attendance at Michigan State University.
Posted on April 3, 2014 12:37pm
Members of the Michigan State University (MSU) Horticulture Club that represented the university at PLANET (Professional Landcare Network) Student Career Days held at Colorado State University in mid-March have reason to be proud.
Posted on January 20, 2014 9:27am
Robert Schutzki, associate professor in the Department of Horticulture, was recognized from the Michigan Nursery and Landscape Association (MNLA) Jan. 7 at the 2014 Great Lakes Trade Exposition/Green Industry Leadership and Awards Reception in the Pantlind Ballroom of the Amway Grand Plaza Hotel in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The MNLA recognized Schutzki for his tireless efforts and contributions to Michigan’s Nursery and Landscape Industry through an exemplary career spanning over 30 years.
Posted on November 7, 2013 10:40am
When Alexis Hinson came from western New York to Michigan State University, she was immediately drawn to the Residential Initiative on the Study of the Environment Program.
“All freshman students live together in Bailey Hall, which is Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design-designed (LEED), and I knew immediately that I would have something in common with everyone I met—we all care about the environment,” she said.
For Hinson, being able to live her passion for the environment has been important, but it’s also opened her mind.