School of Agriculture
School of Ag Greenhouse
Ground was broken on July 26, 2016 for Phase 2 of the greenhouse project in the School of Agriculture. This will add one additional greenhouse bay to support both faculty and student research. It will also have new LED lights to open more opportunities for both faculty and students to study plant and light interactions. The project should be completed by early November.
Open House & Ribbon Cutting
The ribbon cutting was held on December 19 at 1:30 pm. Event details are available in the news release.
Construction crews broke ground July 8, 2014 for the Western Illinois University School of Agriculture's greenhouse project. According to School of Agriculture Director Andy Baker, in the initial phase, two 16 ft. x 48 ft. greenhouses (with a connecting hallway) are being built near the University's Livestock Center, located north of campus, just south of the Harry Mussatto Golf Course's parking lot. Read the complete news release.