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GERMANY HORTICULTURE STUDY ABROAD TRIP

Don’t Miss the Horticulture Study Abroad Opportunity 2017 Fruit and Vegetable Crop Production in Germany Application Deadline:  11/15/16 geermany_201711-17-3


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DR. AJAY NAIR AND DR. DIANA COCHRAN COORDINATE ANOTHER SUCCESSFUL FRUIT AND VEGETABLE FIELD DAY

2016 ISU  Fruit and Vegetable Field Day 15 August, 2016, Department of Horticulture, Iowa State University   The Department of Horticulture in partnership with Iowa Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association (IFVGA), Practical Farmers of Iowa (PFI) and the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture organized the 2016 Fruit and Vegetable Field Day at the Horticulture Research…

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ALUM OF THE MONTH: JOHN NEWTON

Name:  John Newton Company:  Golf Course Superintendent Iowa State University Hometown:  Spirit Lake, Iowa Major and Graduation Date:  Horticulture, February 28th, 1981 Major job/Position Responsibilities:  Manage the Golf Course Facility for Iowa State University What you like most about your job/position:  Working with students of Iowa State University, Having Dr. Christians close for feedback as…


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Hannah Darr joins GRS Staff

My name is Hannah Darr and I am entering the role of Program Assistant for Global Resource Systems. I will be working closely with the service learning programs in the U.S. Virgin Islands and Uganda, in addition to providing any needed support to on-campus GRS activities. I graduated from Iowa State University with a B.S….

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ALUM OF THE MONTH: KEVIN SULLIVAN

Name:  Kevin Sullivan Title and Company:  R&D General Manager, The Green Solution Hometown:  Cedar Rapids, Iowa Major and Graduation Date:  Horticulture:  Fruits and Veggies, December 2013 Major Job/Position Responsibilities:  Breeding/trials, staffing, training, scheduling, evaluating plant health/quality, scouting, problem solving, plant work, and keeping the boat afloat through whatever sort of waters.  Also my most important…


IOWA PUBLIC RADIO’S “HORTICULTURE DAY” SHOW IS TURNING 30. SATURDAY, 30 JULY 2016 JOIN IPR “TALK OF IOWA” HOST CHARITY NEBBE FOR A LIVE SHOW AND FAMILY FIELD DAY

Location:  Horticulture Research Station, 55519 170th St., east of Gilbert Cost:  Free Tours of the 230-acre farm begin at 1:30 p.m.  A special edition “Horticulture Day” program begins at 2:30 p.m. (be part of the audience).  Visitors are encouraged to bring a lawn chair or blanket. Research Station students will provide a farmer’s market so…


ATTENTION HORTICULTURE AND GRS GRADUATES…

You are invited to the Department of Horticulture Alumni Dinner Saturday June 3, 2017 ISU Alumni Center Ballroom 420 Beach Avenue, Ames, Iowa Cash Bar and hors d’oeuvres 5:00 pm; Dinner 6:00 pm Program to follow. Casual attire is encouraged.  Cost is $30.00 per person. Please make your reservation by completing the registration form by…


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