Department of Horticulture and Crop Science
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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