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Horticulture and Landscape Architecture

Degrees Offered 

Fisher accepted into TRIAD Fellowship

fisherLogan Fisher has been accepted into the Longwood Garden TRIAD Fellowship. The TRIAD Fellowship is a partnership among the National Trust's Hidcote Manor Garden in Gloucestershire, UK; the Alliance of Hyogo in Awaji Island, Japan; and Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square, PA, USA. Each year, two horticulturists from each institution are chosen to participate in the Fellowship. The TRIAD Fellows spend four months living, working, and learning in each of the three world-class public gardens. 

Fisher will start the Fellowship program at the end of April 2018 and will travel to Hidcote Manor Garden in Gloucestershire, UK for the first four months of the program.

Departmental Grad Student Assistantship and Extension Assistant

Seeking Masters or PhD Graduate Research Assistant for the area of urban landscape water quality and conservation. For more info . . .

Would you like spending part of the day outdoors involved with water conservation, turf and urban landscape? Check out this opportunity

Schantz family 2017 DASNR Champion

 Lillian and Merlin SchantzAlthough Merlin and Lillian Schantz began farming together in 1985, the Schantz Family Farm began in 1908. On their centennial farm near Hydro, Oklahoma, they use a diverse cropping system with field crops, and over the years have expanded into horticultural crops such as hot peppers, turnips, carrots and greens.

Merlin and Lillian were recently recognized at DASNR Honors night as 2017 DASNR Champions, a recognition given to those who are not graduates of the agriculture college, but who have brought distinction to DASNR and demonstrated a continuing interest in agriculture and natural resources.

Avid supporters of OSU and the Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service, the Schantzes have graciously provided land for demonstration and research plots for several decades. They continue to seek advanced agriculture practices through innovation and the education of others. 

Food Safety

Dr. Lynn Brandenberger has established Oklahoma training programs on the Food Safety Modernization Act. His slideshow can be viewed here.

Produce growers May 16 is the Produce Safety Alliance Grower Trianing course. For more information . . .

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