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Don’t miss the Department of Horticulture Alumni Reunion – Saturday, November 21, 2015

ISU Alumni Center, 420 Beach Avenue, Ames, IA Cash Bar and hors d’oeuvres   5:00 pm Buffet Dinner                              6:00 pm Program to follow Cost is $25.00/person.  All Horticulture and Global Resource Systems graduates are invited.  Please RSVP by September 1 with payment to:  Kim Gaul, 106 Horticulture Hall, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa  50011  

Turfgrass Field Day to be held July 23rd at Horticulture Research Station

Homeowners and professionals will find turf tips on turf and pest management This year’s program includes demonstration projects for those interested in lawn and turfgrass research presented by Iowa State University experts and ISU Extension and Outreach specialists.  The annual event offered to golf course maintenance crews, athletic field managers, lawn care companies and homeowners… Read More

Plant Sale Extravaganza

ISU’s Graduate Student Horticulture Society and Horticulture Club are among the sponsors of a “Plant Sale Extravaganza” in the Reiman Gardens parking lot May 9 (9 a.m.-4 p.m.) and May 10 (10 a.m.-3 p.m.).  Reiman Garden members may buy during a pre-sale on May 8 (3-7 p.m.).  Plants to be sold include trees, shrubs, roses… Read More

DEPARTMENT OF HORTICULTURE FACULTY RECEIVE AWARDS

Dr. Kathleen Delate has been named 2015 recipient of the ISU Award for Outstanding Achievement in Extension or Professional Practice.               Dr. Ajay Nair has been named the 2015 recipient of the ISU Award for Early Achievement in Extension or Professional Practice.

Iowa State University Turf Club Places at National STMA Competition

Iowa State University Turfgrass Management students joined industry leaders at the 26th Annual STMA Conference & Exhibition in Denver, CO from January 13-16, 2015.  Students were able to attend educational sessions, network with industry leaders, secure summer internship opportunities, and compete at the national level to put their turfgrass and sports turf knowledge to the… Read More

Dr. Ajay Nair presents transplant workshop for vegetable producers

Dr. Ajay Nair will speak at a day-long Iowa State University Extension and Outreach workshop Tuesday February 17 at Valders Hall 379 on the Luther College campus in Decorah, Iowa.  Dr. Nair will speak on the use of transplant growing mediums and the importance of artificial light in vegetable transplant production. Other ISU Extension and… Read More

Collaboration Continues in St. John

On Saturday, January 24, 2015 a contingent of educators and administrators from Iowa State University (College of Agriculture and Life Sciences) traveled down to St. John (U.S. Virgin Islands) to meet with colleagues and partners from Gifft Hill School and with loyal ISU supporters, Martha and Dana Robes. Led by Mark Settle, this group laid… Read More

Graduate Student Alejandra Feliciano Awarded Prize in the Agricultural Business Plan Competition

Alejandra Feliciano, a graduate student in Horticulture was awarded $5,000 in the Agricultural Business Plan Competition developed by ISU’s Agricultural Entrepreneurship initiative sponsored by Stine Seed Company and Summit Group.  Undergraduate and graduates students from 15 land-grant universities competed.  Alejandra was one of 3 national winners for the event.

Department of Horticulture Faculty Receive Awards

Dr. Ajay Nair has been named recipient of the 2015 College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Early Achievement in Extension and Outreach Award.         Ms. Lisa Orgler has been named recipient of the 2015 College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Excellence in Teaching by Lecturers and Adjunct Faculty Award.

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