The Department of Horticulture at Washington State University
The WSU Department of Horticulture serves the Pacific Northwest with science-based solutions farmers, orchardists, and greenhouse operators. In Washington alone, agriculture is an $11 billion per year industry that creates nearly 165,000 jobs. Washington grows 300 different crops–and its workforce is as diverse as the crops we grow. Most of the state’s farms are family-owned–with 27,000 owned by women. From apples to zucchini, the Department of Horticulture has fully integrated programs in teaching, research, and extension.
Undergraduate Programs in Horticulture