Extension Professional Staff
Extension Educator, Horticulture
#1 Industrial Park Dr.
Hillsboro, IL 62049
Expert in: woody ornamentals (trees, shrubs, vines), herbaceous ornamentals (flowers), ornamental grasses, fruit trees, integrated pest management (insect, diseases, weeds), vegetables
Andrew Holsinger is the Horticulture Educator with University of Illinois Extension serving the counties Christian, Jersey, Macoupin & Montgomery. Holsinger provides leadership and expertise to both consumer and commercial horticulture programming.
Holsinger coordinates the Master Gardener programs, providing leadership to Master Gardener volunteers to support their mission of 'Helping others learn to grow.'
Holsinger is a native of southern Illinois and earned both his master's and bachelor's degrees in plant and soil science from Southern Illinois University Carbondale.
Professional affiliations: member of the Illinois Extension Agricultural Association (IEAA).
Programming focus is specialty crop production and ornamental horticulture.
Terra to Canopy
Connecting you with horticultural information from the soil to the tops of trees.