HCS Faculty member Dr. Esther van der Knaap among the 2014 class of AAAS Fellows
Six Ohio State University faculty have been elected this year as Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Among them HCS' very own Dr. Esther van der Knaap!
HCS student, Jacoby Boren named second team Academic All-American!
Horticulture and Crop Science student, Jacoby Boren (#50) was named second team Academic All-American.
Two HCS Faculty members receive big grants in Plant Breeding!
Two Horticulture and Crop Science faculty members, Dr. David Francis and Dr. Clay Sneller, received two grants from the United States Department of Agriculture. The grants were part of the FY 2014 AFRI Plant Breeding Projects.
HCS student bound for 2015 Super Bowl
Zach Avers for being selected the winner of the 2015 Toro Super Bowl Sports Turf Training Program.
Award Winning Graduate Students
Four HCS graduate students won awards at the ASA-CSSA-SSSA International Annual Meeting.

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"The purpose of the Ohio Corn Performance Test (OCPT) is to evaluate corn hybrids for grain yield and other important agronomic characteristics. Results of the test can assist farmers in selecting hybrids best suited to their farming operations and production environments.

Corn hybrids differ considerably in yield potential, standability, maturity, and other agronomic characteristics that affect profitable crop production. Hybrid selection should be based on proven performance from multiple test locations and years.

Dangling Carrot Farm is looking for two farm employees to work May through October 2015. The farm is located 30 miles southwest of Columbus.  It is an 8 acre, certified organic vegetable farm. The main crops are tomatoes, salad greens, garlic and onions, as well as an array of others. To learn more about the farm, check out the website: danglingcarrotfarm.com

Congratulations to Horticulture and Crop Science student Jacoby Boren in being named a second team Academic All-American! We're so proud! Jacoby is a Sustainable Plant Systems major with a specialization in Horticulture. 



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