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Department of Horticulture and Crop Science

HCS and Plant Pathology Scholarship Award Winners
HCS Student Dominic Petrella wins awards!
Two HCS Students Receive Golden Opportunity Award
Undergraduate Educator of the Year Award given to Dr. Peg McMahon
Featured Undergraduate: Phillip Floyd
Education Beyond the Classroom
Student Farm
Undergraduate students received their awards at the HCS/Plant Pathology Ice Cream Social.
Award winning HCS Graduate student, Dominic Petrella!
HCS Seniors, Stephanie Verhoff and Michael Hannewald were selected as the 2013 Golden Opportunity Institute Scholar award winners.
HCS Professor, Dr. Peg McMahon receives the award for 2013.
HCS Junior, Phillip Floyd works at the Garden of Hope at the Waterman Farm
Chase Rawlins Turfgrass Major Is involved in field research as part of his undergraduate education.
Here’s what’s growing: the OSU Student Farm engages students in growing and marketing vegetables, small fruits, herbs and cut flowers.

Department of Horticulture and Crop Science

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Photo: A grape cane shows cold-damaged tissue (brown) just under the bark.

University experts offer training to help growers deal with damage.
WOOSTER, Ohio -- This is not the type of cold that helps make your favorite ice wine.

The prolonged and extremely frigid temperatures experienced in Ohio earlier this year have destroyed a majority of the crop of popular wine grape varieties grown in the state, according to a survey recently conducted by Ohio State University’s Grape Team.

COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Departments of Horticulture and Crop Science and Plant Pathology joined forces to celebrate our Undergraduate and Graduate student awards with an Ice Cream Social in the lobby of Kottman Hall yesterday. The event had ice cream from the Parker Dairy Store, a part of the Department of Food Science and Technology. Undergraduate scholarship award winners were presented with certificates at the Ice Cream Social in recognition of their outstanding academic achievement. For a full list of the Undergraduate, Graduate, Faculty and Staff awards, see below. 

Twelve students were initiated into the Epsilon Chapter of Pi Alpha Xi (PAX), a national honorary and professional society for Horticulture at the Ohio State University Thursday evening, April 10, 2014. PAX recognizes junior and senior students with high scholastic achievement who demonstrate a strong interest in horticulture. Candidates also show promise for continued activity and commitment to the field of horticulture. (http://pax.ashs.org/)


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