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Department of Horticulture and Crop Science

MS student Shouxin Li awarded scholarship
HCS 5422 Approved for Digital Book Development
PhD student, Brian Pace, was awarded the US Borlaug Fellows in Global Food Security Graduate Research Fellowship Grant.
HCS 3410 travel to the High Line in New York
Plant Breeding Summer Workshops
Harvest Day on the Student Farm
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
HCS Instructor, Bruce Ackley is developing an iBook for HCS 5422, Principles of Weed Ecology and Management.
He works with Dr. Kristin Mercer on the evolution and ecophysiology of maize grown by subsistence farmers in Southern Mexico.
Jim Chatfield and students traveled to New York in April 2014.
Summer Plant Breeding Workshops with Dr. David Francis. 3 Sessions available.
Students harvest produce grown at the Ohio State University 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.

Department of Horticulture and Crop Science

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Horticultural Heaven
Local horticulturists bring produce and stories to Yellow Springs Corner Cone Farmers Market.

By Carol Siyahi Hicks

At Partridge Pear Gardens heirloom vegetable stand in the Yellow Springs Corner Cone Farmers Market, you may acquire more than succulent, heritage food. You may take home a story, a recipe, a bit of humor—an experience.

Food safety training continues for fruit, vegetable farmers

By Martha Filipic | Posted on 7/17/2014

GALLIPOLIS, Ohio – An Aug. 13 session will mark the end of the season's trainings for on-farm fruit and vegetable microbial safety, but organizers are already planning new sessions focusing on agricultural water safety beginning in 2015.

July 16, 2014 By Matt Reese

With the high stakes involved in the costly spread of glyphosate-resistant Palmer amaranth, there are inevitable legal implications. In its first run-in with Ohio law, the noxious weed is tangled up with the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP).