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Two HCS seniors win scholarships!
HCS Student, Steve Parker receives the Greenfield Scholars Award!
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
Harvest Day on the Student Farm
HCS Students Joshua Henry and Amy Miller win scholarships from the American Floral Endowment.
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.
Students harvest produce grown at the Ohio State University Student Farm.
                 

Department of Horticulture and Crop Science

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The Scotts LawnService Scholarship is a unique program that combines a hands-on internship with a scholarship that will cover an entire year of tuition. The program is available to current juniors (or those with one year of school remaining) majoring in Turfgrass Science, Crop Science, Landscape Horticulture, Entomology or other related field and with an interest in the lawn and landscape care or pest control industries. Applicants must currently have a minimum GPA of 3.0 which will need to be maintained throughout the program.

Check out this article in The Lantern featuring our awesome professor and chair, Dr. Jim Metzger. http://thelantern.com/2014/10/ohio-state-to-grow-some-produce-for-dining-halls-on-campus/

 

Not too late to plant wheat, but risks increase
By Tracy Turner | Posted on 10/15/2014

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Growers may still have time to plant wheat this fall even though cool, wet weather that has delayed the soybean harvest for many growers is making wheat planting difficult for some, according to a field crops expert with Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences.

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