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Department of Horticulture and Crop Science

HCS Student Dominic Petrella wins awards!
Two HCS Students Receive Golden Opportunity Award
Chadwick Arboretum Green Roof at Howlett Hall
Undergraduate Educator of the Year Award given to Dr. Peg McMahon
Featured Undergraduate: Phillip Floyd
HCS Welcomes Lindsey Hoover
Education Beyond the Classroom
Student Farm
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.
Construction has begun of our 12,000 square-foot green roof on Howlett Hall. Check our photo gallery daily to watch as installation continues!
HCS Professor, Dr. Peg McMahon receives the award for 2013.
HCS Junior, Phillip Floyd works at the Garden of Hope at the Waterman Farm
Lindsey Hoover Food Safety Program Coordinator is a new departmental staff member, working in Wooster. She works with Dr. Doug Doohan and Extension.
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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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/)

By Tracy Turner | Posted on 4/9/2014

ARCHBOLD, Ohio - Vegetable crop and specialty fruit producers who want to learn more about the use of high and low tunnels can attend a workshop and farm tour April 24 held by educators from Ohio State University's College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences.

The daylong workshop will feature small group discussions on the basics of integrating tunnel systems into fruit or vegetable operations, said Eric Richer, an Ohio State University Extension educator. OSU Extension is the outreach arm of the college.

By Martha Filipic | Posted on 4/10/2014

WOOSTER, Ohio - A series of training sessions hosted by Ohio State University's Fruit and Vegetable Safety Program continues through May and possibly into June, before the growing season gets into full swing.

The Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) sessions provide produce growers the basics of on-farm food safety.