Department of Horticulture and Crop Science

The Department of Horticulture and Crop Science is an engaging program filled with in depth learning experiences, scientific discovery, research opportunities, and respected academics. We have two majors, Sustainable Plant Systems and Professional Golf Management. The Sustainable Plant Systems major has specializations in Agroecology, Agronomy, Horticulture, Plant Biosciences, and Turfgrass Science. These specializations prepare students for successful careers in industry, education, research and more! Professional Golf Management helps students become PGA professionals. With its devoted faculty and staff, the Department of Horticulture and Crop Science is committed to providing an excellent educational experience for each student. Students will have opportunities to join clubs, research projects, and internships that provide additional educational experiences outside the classroom. Come grow with us! 

News

  • Yiyun Lin, a PhD student in Michelle Jones lab in Horticulture and Crop Science has been awarded a position in the BIO 2019 I-Corps Bio-Entrepreneurship Workshop and access to the 2019 BIO International Convention in Philadelphia in early June.

  • HCS gradute students, Yiyun Lin, Katie D'Amico, and Matthew Willman won at the CFAES Annual Research Conference Poster Competition on April 22, 2019. 

    Yiyun Lin

    1st place in Doctorate category 

  • PhD sudent Yiyun Lin was selected to be one of three Altman Family Scholars. The Altman Family Scholarship was created in 2015 by Ken and Deena Altman—owners of Altman Plants—as one of numerous efforts supported by the couple to improve education and research for the industry.

Videos

Chieri Kubota: “I grew up without knowing anything about agriculture.”
Chieri Kubota: "I grew up without knowing anything about agriculture"
Chieri Kubota: Controlled Environment Plant Systems
Chieri Kubota: Controlled Environment Plant Systems