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School of Agriculture and Natural Resources

Dean: Christopher L. Nyberg
Phone: (315) 684-6083

Horticulture: Horticulture Production A.A.S.


This is a major for people who love to grow plants! Horticulture Production is a curriculum that includes: Greenhouse Production, Growing & Management, Nursery Growing & Management, and Hydroponic Growing, and new additions: Plant Breeding and Micro-Propagation.

Students have an opportunity to grow various crops including: poinsettia, Easter lilies, stargazer lilies, potted mums, azalea, cut-flower alstromeria, orchids, african violets, hydroponic tomatoes, & gerbera daisies. Our spring crops are fantastic! Greenhouse students grow a large selection of high quality bedding plants, patio pots, vegetable plants, and six hundred beautiful hanging baskets. The Horticulture Institute year-end plant sale has become a major horticulture event in Central New York!

This unique college horticulture program has benefited from the recent construction of state-of-the-art greenhouses with computer controlled environmental systems, the installation of a reverse-osmosis water system, Netafim pressure compensated watering system, and a plant tissue