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Annual Flower Trial Garden reveals this year’s winners

If you want to know what flowers to plant this growing season, a list of great possibilities comes from Colorado State University’s Annual Flower Trial Garden.  The garden, which spans nearly three acres on the east side of the Fort Collins campus, is a Northern Colorado showpiece with a focused research and outreach purpose.

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The buzz: New beehives coming to Horticulture Center in May

Freddie Haberecht, president of the CSU Apiculture Club, said the $5,147 granted to the club last fall by the Associated Students of Colorado State University is being used to install the four new hives and a pollinator garden on an outdoor plot at the Horticulture Center, near the southwest corner of Prospect Road and Centre Avenue.

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Dr. Keith Belk named Animal Sciences Department Head

Dr. Keith Belk has been named Department Head of Animal Sciences. In the announcement, Dean Menon cited the advantage of having a well-recognized and respected scientist in Colorado animal agriculture as the Department Head. In his role as department head, Dr. Belk can help the new President connect early and quickly with the leadership and…

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CSU, JBS partner to create game-changing facility

On Tuesday, CSU officially opened the JBS Global Food Innovation Center in Honor of Gary & Kay Smith. The state-of-the-art facility is the result of a decades-long relationship between CSU and JBS, which contributed $12.5 million to not only help build the facility but to provide employee educational programming.  

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Why CSU is Investing in Microbiome Science

Several years ago the university’s leadership chose microbiome science as one of three strategic initiatives in which to invest significant resources . The university has hired six faculty members who all specialize in the study of microbiomes, and together with other colleagues, they are part of CSU’s Microbiome Network.

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National Collegiate Landscape Competition – March 20-23, 2019

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The National Collegiate Landscape Competition is an annual three-day powerhouse event which brings together the top landscape and horticulture students, top industry companies and dozens of the biggest industry manufacturers and suppliers. Each year more than 700 students from two- and four-year colleges demonstrate their skills in real-world, competitive events and network with top companies…

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