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Horticulture and Natural Resources

About Our Department

The Department of Horticulture and Natural Resources originated in 1871, making it one of the first and oldest departments at Kansas State University. Today, as our mission statement underscores, we are committed to educating outstanding undergraduate and graduate students, contributing significant research results to solve problems associated with our disciplines, and providing our constituencies across the state, region and nation with excellent extension programs.

Our diverse department conducts its activities at a variety of locations, with facilities on the main campus in Manhattan and outlying research and education centers

Throughout the year, our award-winning faculty, staff and students participate in numerous events and activities at locations across the state, as highlighted on our upcoming events page.