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Click on the following professionals for more information about their horticultural career.


Andy Troutman
 Andy Troutman, Vineyard Owner & Wine Producer - Troutman Vineyards & The Winery at Wolf Creek

The fun of wine production is that I never have a typical day. Some days I'm in the vineyard, some days I'm in the cellar. Understanding the fundamentals of chemistry, microbiology and plant biology have proven crucial because vineyard management and winemaking draw on all those disciplines. More information

Joe Motz
 Joe Motz, Owner / President - The Motz Group

Our company networks with the University on a regular basis. The information we receive from the ongoing research at OSU keeps our program on the cutting edge of the industry. The University/Industry partnership is invaluable to us. More information

 Peter Konjoian
 Peter Konjoian, President of Research - Konjoian's Floriculture Education Services

After nearly 20 years of growing, I wanted to find a way to bring all that richness back into the classroom. Giving back to my industry, through working with growers or through the University, has been one of the most rewarding aspects of my career. More information

Rob Grolembiewski
Rob Golembiewski, Co-Owner/Director of Maintenance Operations - Paramount Landscaping

While there have been many rewarding experiences in my professional career, I would say that owning and running a business has been the most rewarding. There are not many individuals who have the opportunity in life to own a business. More information

Roger Bossley
 Roger Bossley, Nursery Owner - Goldfinch Gardens

The plants that people raise themselves or have as their landscaping are an expression of who they are - it is a part of a person's freedom. More information


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