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Facilities

Facilities

The horticulture faculty are recognized worldwide and are committed to providing a quality educational experience for our students. To that end, the department continues to contribute a substantial amount of funding to the graduate programs. As a result, recent graduates have been successful in securing important positions at leading universities and corporations around the world.

The Department of Horticulture and Landscape Contracting is housed in Tyson Building and Headhouses I and II. With seven greenhouses, approximately twelve growth chambers, and ten laboratories, the Horticulture Department possesses the most available indoor growing space at Penn State. Field space is readily available at the Horticultural Research Farm at Rock Springs. Additional facilities include the Fruit Research and Extension Center at Biglerville, the Southeast Agricultural Research and Extension Center at Landisville, and the Erie County Field Research Laboratory.