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Morrisville State College ‘Mo Hoe’ Makes its Debut
MORRISVILLE, N.Y.¬ In the true entrepreneurial spirit of Morrisville State College, a new product recently made its debut on campus and across the globe. Involving several of MSC’s programs in a new endeavor, the Morrisville Wheel Hoe, or ‘Mo Hoe’ as it’s known on campus, became available for purchase at Spader Hall on the Morrisville State College campus, and on Ebay.com. This product is the result of horticulture business, mechanical engineering technology, and the wood products technology programs working together to design, manufacture, and market a garden tool. This is a feat never done before on the Morrisville campus. The wheel hoe, a manually operated tool, is a green technology not relying on the use of fuel for operation or chemical herbicides for weed control. This century old design allows for easy use and is ideal to keep weeds controlled in a garden. High quality powder coated steel combined with white ash handles and a spring steel stirrup cultivating blade, this tool is truly an upstate New York product. The ‘Mo Hoe’ is made from local hard woods, with metals and woods machined in Morrisville State College’s workshops. Collective student ingenuity also played a huge part in the production of this product. All of the proceeds from the sale of Morrisville’s Wheel Hoe will go directly to support students in the Morrisville State College horticulture department and their activities. Morrisville State College sets the world in motion for students. Curriculums are enriched with applied learning and pave the way for opportunity at both the Morrisville and Norwich campuses. An action-oriented, interactive learning lab, the college is a national leader in technology. Visit www.morrisville.edu to experience, Morrisville in motion.