OSU Chadwick Arboretum Tree Planting Team wins 1st Place!
The Ohio State University Chadwick Arboretum Tree Planting Team placed first in the tree planting competition in Arlington, Texas. The competition was held near the site of the College Football National Championship game.
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
Zak Avers for being selected the winner of the 2015 Toro Super Bowl Sports Turf Training Program. Read more about Zak!

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HCS faculty member, Imed Dami, has won national recognition for his article in the "Wine & Vines" trade magazine. The article is based on a research project funded by OGIC to answer the question whether heavy crop load impacts negatively Vidal vines for ice wine production

Garden of Hope 

Position: Student Assistant, JamesCare for Life (3 positions available). The ideal candidates will be available early February through the end of summer of 2015.

Location: Garden of Hope, Ohio State’s Waterman Farm, 2490 Carmack Road. The Garden of Hope is a community garden for cancer survivors including families.

Congratulations Zak Avers!  

Horticulture and Crop Science senior, Zak Avers will travel to Glendale, Arizona for the 2015 Super Bowl. Zak was selected to participate in the 2015 Toro Super Bowl Sports Turf Training Program. When asked if he was looking forward to the experience, Zak said, “I’m very excited! It’s an opportunity to work with twenty-five to thirty professionals and it’s a great chance to network and learn.” Zak will be assisting the grounds crew in preparation for the Super Bowl by resodding and repainting the field.


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