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Horticulture Department: Photo Collage of plants

Consider a career in Horticulture

What is Horticulture?

Horticulture is the science and art of producing nutritious food for the body - fruit, nut, vegetable, herbs, and medicinal crops - and beautiful food for the soul - flowers, trees, and other ornamental plants.

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Our Mission

The mission of the Horticulture Department is to develop and disseminate new knowledge through student education leading to the improvement and facilitation of cost-effective and profitable production, postharvest handling, and utilization of horticultural commodities and services in a concerted effort to conserve natural resources while protecting and enhancing the environment.

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