Extension

In the School of Plant and Environmental Sciences our extension and outreach programs are designed to deliver pragmatic, science-based information regarding sustainable crop production and responsible land and water use management. We employ state-of-the knowledge to promote economic prosperity for our stakeholders while maintaining or improving soil, water, and air quality. We excel in developing applied management practices from our interpretation and extension of basic and translational research in such areas as fruits, vegetables, turf, ornamentals, agronomic crops, urban landscape management, on-site waste disposal, disturbed land reclamation, integrated pest management, plant improvement, non-traditional plant products, bioenergy, food safety, biosecurity and sustainability. We serve our stakeholders in many traditional ways and by working closely with allied trade associations, commodity groups and state agencies.