Horticulture and GRS Student Recognition Banquet

It’s time to register for our annual Horticulture and GRS Student Recognition Banquet.  The banquet will be held Sunday, April 22, at the ISU Alumni Center, Reiman Ballroom South, 420 Beach Avenue.  Punch will be served at 5:30 with dinne to follow at 6 p.m.  The registration deadline is April 6, 2018.  Please register by…

Congratulations to Dr. Nick Christians

Congratulations to Dr. Nick Christians, recipient of the 2018 Golden Cleat Award received from the Iowa Sports Turf Managers Association.  This is a state-wide distinguished service award for those involved in the management of sports fields.

Congratulations to Kevin Duerfeldt

Congratulations to Kevin Duerfeldt, recipient of the North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture Teaching Award of Merit in recognition of meritorious efforts in teaching May 1, 2017.

Alum of the Month: Amanda Groleau, Assistant Manager and Landscape Designer, Earl May

Amanda Groleau graduated in Horticulture:  Fruit and Vegetable Production and Management in May 2016.  Amanda is from Westgate, Iowa. Amanda’s major job responsibilities are when the manager is off she runs the store in his absence, and that includes opening and closing the store.  With the landscape part of the job she designs landscapes, and…

ISU Horticulture Club’s Annual Rose Sale

The ISU Horticulture Club is selling single-stem and bouquets of roses Monday, February 12 through Wednesday, February 14, 2018. Roses may either be preordered by submitting a preorder form (see below) by Wednesday, January 31, 2018 or purchased at our sale location in Carver Hall. The dates and times of the sale are as follows:…

Please hold the date….

The Department of Horticulture and Global Resource Systems student  banquet will be held Sunday evening, April 22.  Please mark your calendar.  Details to follow.

Shade Tree Short Course – Register Today!

The 2018 Iowa State University Shade Tree Short Course is now open for registration!  The short course will again take place at the Scheman Building in Ames, Iowa, February 20-22, 2018. Click here to register.

Alum of the Month: Anna Underhill, Graduate Research Assistant, Department of Horticultural Science, University of Minnesota

Anna Underhill graduated in Horticulture and Agronomy in May 2016.  Anna is from Eagan, Minnesota. Anna’s major job responsibilities involves collecting and analyzing data relating to cold-hardy wine grape breeding efforts; specifically, working on high-throughput phenotyping methods for cluster compactness and the genetic basis of phenology in our populations.  During planting in the spring, pollination…

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