Kati Robinson completed her internship at Lavish Gardens Landscape in Rocklin, CA from April-July 2015. Lavish Gardens specializes in designing, installing, and maintaining creative and elegant landscapes. Kati was able to experience taking site measurements, meeting with clients, becoming familiar with plants for that area, creating base maps, and using AutoCAD. She also manned a booth for the company at a Home & Garden Show. Of her time spent working in Rocklin, Kati said that it was an excellent learning opportunity and that it was great to apply her classroom knowledge to a real-world situation and to see how a landscape company works.
Here is some information about this year's career fair. We've combed through the listing of companies that will be attending this year and compiled a list of those that are looking for students in the applied plant science field (agronomy or horticulture).
Feb 18, 2016 10am-3pm in the I-Center
This is a great lineup of possible career choices. Be sure to stop by and create some opportunities for yourself.
February 8-13 was the Biennial California Ag Trip. Ag and Hort students loaded up early Monday morning with Bro. Willis and Bro. Nelson and headed to Chico, California to visit with big-time, big-producing farm operations.
One of the highlights of the trip is going to AgReserves, Inc groves of tree nuts and seeing up close how almonds and pistachios (in Wasco) and walnuts and prunes (Chico, CA) are grown and harvested.
“AgReserves, Inc. is a multi-national, multi-corporate company that operates investment farms and ranches throughout the world. The California Operations Segment, one of the company’s business units, consists of two farming operations: almonds and pistachios in Wasco, CA and walnuts and prunes in Chico, CA. as well as processing facilities in both Wasco and Chico, CA.”
Always find yourself wondering what to do with all those tomatoes, zucchini and cucumbers as the season unfolds? Join Cindy Fitzgerald this week to learn a bushelful of tips, techniques and recipes for turning your garden bounty into delicious eats! Bring your own harvest hacks to share and come grow with us!
Saturday, February 6, 10 am - 12 noon, Room 211
CHE Building, University Place
Idaho Falls Community
Our aim for the Department of Horticulture at Brigham Young University-Idaho is to nurture understanding of both the art and science of Horticulture. Students learn experimentally in the classroom, laboratory, greenhouse, and ten acre Thomas E. Ricks demonstration garden as they pursue an Associates or Bachelors Degree. Using the medium of plants, students develop habits of hard work, enlightened minds, and healthy living that assist in gainful employment opportunitues.