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Alum of the Month: Dan Bergstrom

Name:  Dan Bergstrom Title and Company:  Senior Director, Major League Field Operations Hometown: Ogden, Iowa Major and Graduation Date:  Horticulture/Turfgrass Management Specialty – May 1995 Major Job/Position Responsibilities:  Oversee playing surfaces for the entire Houston Astros system, including internationally. What you like most about your job/position:  I (usually) enjoy the challenge of maintaining turfgrass in…


PLANT SALE EXTRAVAGANZA

Reiman Gardens’ Members Only Pre-Sale Friday, May 6 – 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. Public Sale Saturday, May 7 – 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Sunday, May 8 – 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.          Held in Reiman Gardens’ Parking Lot Many local organizations have come together to offer a huge selection of plants.  Organizations include…


Young Alum of the Month: Kevin Hansen

Name:  Kevin Hansen Title and Company:  Grounds Foreman at NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas.  I work for SMG (Stadium Management Group). Hometown:  Boone, Iowa Major and Graduation Date:  I did my Undergrad in Horticulture with a Turfgrass option (2013) and my Masters was in Professional Agriculture (2015). Major Job/Position Responsibilities:  At NRG Stadium we have…


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Department of Horticulture Hires New Assistant Professor

Dr. Adam Thoms has been hired as an Assistant Professor in Horticulture specializing in Commercial Turfgrass Management.  Dr. Thoms will begin his appointment  July 1, 2016. Adam was born and raised in Waverly, Iowa and obtained a B.S. in horticulture from Iowa State University. He received his M.S. in plant sciences (turfgrass management) from the…

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Student Recognition Banquet April 1, 2016

Please mark your calendar for the Department of Horticulture Student Recognition Banquet Friday, April 1, 2016 at 5:30 pm at the ISU Alumni Center.  Please stop in 106 Horticulture and see Deb to sign up for the banquet.


Valentine’s Day Rose Sale

The ISU Horticulture Club is selling roses for Valentine’s Day. Pre-Order Is the Best Order! Want to make sure you have flowers set aside for Valentine’s Day?  Fill out a pre-order form http://www.horticultureclub.stuorg.iastate.edu/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/Preorder-Form.3.pdf and return it, with payment, to the address on the form!  Please have all orders in by February 7th, and note the…


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