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MSU carves out national landscaping title

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Philippe Nobile
The MSU team that won the 2016 National Collegiate Landscape Competition.

More than 60 colleges and universities from the U.S. and Canada compete in the National Collegiate Landscape Competition, also known as the “Landscape Olympics.”

This year, Michigan State University took home the national title.

Michigan State University brought home the national championship this year.

No, not in basketball.  In landscaping.

The MSU Student Horticulture Association landscape team competed at the National Collegiate Landscape Competition, also known as the “Landscape Olympics” held at Mississippi State University.

After four days of competitive events ranging from things like tree climbing to irrigation troubleshooting, the Spartans scored took first place.

Current State’s Mark Bashore talks with MSU horticultural students Josh Nieuwsma and Connor McKernin.

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