The Horticulture Center is part of the University Farms system and is located approximately three miles west of the main campus. Used extensively for both research and teaching, the Horticulture Center includes space for small and large plot horticultural crop research in addition to some crop production acreage. Ongoing research activities encompass a wide array of areas, including turf grass production and management; vegetable breeding and production; tree fruit and small production; viticulture; and soil physics and fertility.
Research infrastructure includes extensive apple and peach orchards, research and demonstration vineyard, and dedicated areas for turf grass activities.
For additional information about the Horticulture Center, please contact:
Southern Illinois University
Carbondale, Illinois 62901
Phone: (618) 453-1150, or (618) 453-2496
Fax: (618) 453-7457