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The world critically needs more sustainable production systems for food, fuel, fiber and landscapes.  The Doctor of Plant Health (DPH) program is a professional program that offers an exciting opportunity to those who want to be leaders and make a difference in these productions systems. Graduates from the program are in high demand... we are experiencing 100% employment upon graduation!

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Salvador Ramirez II Receives APS Foundation Award

The APS Foundation Board has awarded Salvador Ramirez II the 2017 J. Artie and Arra Browning Plant Medicine Health Travel Fund Award. Salvador will use the award to cover travel expenses while he attends the 2017 tri-societies meetings in Tampa, FL this October. Congratulations Salvador!

DPH Students Receive Degrees at December Commencement

Doctor of Plant Health Director, Dr. Gary Hein and Dr. Joshua Miller

Congratulations to our new Doctor of Plant Health recipient, Dr. Joshua Miller, who received his DPH degree on Friday, December 9th at the Pinnacle Bank Arena. Joshua Jay Miller presented his Doctoral Seminar, “The Role of Interdisciplinary Scholarship and Research To Meet the Challenges Facing Agriculture in the 21st Century” on Tuesday, November 29, 2016. He will be working on his PhD in Plant Pathology with the intention to graduate in May of 2017.

Sarah Blecha and Dr. Joshua Miller

Congratulations to Sarah Marie Blecha on receiving her MS in Agronomy on December 9th, 2016. Sarah started the DPH program in the fall of 2016, and will continue working on her DPH degree.

Sarah Blecha, Doctor of Plant Health Director Dr. Gary Hein, Dr. Joshua Miller

Joshua Miller to present Doctoral Defense Seminar

Dr. Gary Hein

DPH student Joshua Miller will present his Doctoral Defense Seminar, “The Role of Interdisciplinary Scholarship and Research to Meet the Challenges Facing Agriculture in the 21st Century”, on Tuesday, November 29, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. in Keim 150. Refreshments will be served.