Horticulture Internship - Summer 2015
Disney’s Horticulture Professional Intern Program is designed to provide qualified students with the opportunity to further their knowledge through practical hands on work experience. Students will be assigned to various regions of the landscape operation. In addition to the work experience students must participate in the program activities, which include weekly seminars, projects and plant/pest identification.
Two Horticulture and Crop Science faculty members, Dr. David Francis and Dr. Clay Sneller, received two grants from the United States Department of Agriculture. The grants were part of the FY 2014 AFRI Plant Breeding Projects. The FY 2014 AFRI plant breeding projects focus on public breeding efforts to improve crop yield, efficiency, quality and/or adaptation to diverse agricultural systems and includes:
Congratulations to Horticulture and Crop Science student, Zach Avers for being selected the winner of the 2015 Toro Super Bowl Sports Turf Training Program. Zach is a Sustainable Plant Systems major with a specialization in Turfgrass Science. Read more about Zach after the jump: http://www.sportsfieldmanagementmagazine.com/blog-8196.aspx