Assist in a faculty research project or do your own independent study. Develop potting mixes containing cattle biosolids. Work out genetic engineering techniques for flowering plants. Test mustard seed meal’s ability to control weeds in horticultural crops. Paid positions are available. Our faculty members are researching topics including:
Plant and Soil Science Club: Grow plants for sale; take field trips. International Society of Arboriculture: Join the student chapter for tree-related activities. Soil Stewards: Work at the on-campus organic farm.
Intern. Get practical experiences like these:
The department’s facilities include two plant science farms and two state-of-the-art greenhouses.