Extension Educator, University of Illinois Extension
Andrew Holsinger builds educational programming designed to meet the needs of residents and organizations and encourages best management practices in horticulture. Andrew serves communities in Christian, Jersey, Macoupin and Montgomery Counties as University of Illinois Extension horticulture educator and provides horticultural education for gardeners of all ages and skill levels. Andrew offers expertise in pruning techniques, plant identification, tree fruit culture, and using technological methods for teaching.
Additionally, he is responsible for offering leadership to the training and educational needs of the Master Gardener program in the four-county area.
Holsinger is a native of Southern Illinois and earned both his bachelor of science and master of science degrees in Plant and Soil Science from Southern Illinois University Carbondale. His primary focus of study was in ornamental horticulture.
Andrew is a member of the Illinois Extension Agricultural Association (IEAA), the National Association of County Agricultural Agents (NACAA), and the American Horticultural Society (AHS).
Friday, April 8, 2:30-3:30pm