HCS Students! Plant Breeding Summer Workshops - This Summer
Three plant breeding workshops, this summer with Dr. David Francis!
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.

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Plant Breeding Workshops

Session 1: Field Design and Analysis                May 18-22 2015
Session 2: Marker Assisted Selection               June 1-5 2015
Session 3: Genome Wide Analysis                  June 15-19 2015

Session 1: Field Design and Analysis

WOOSTER, Ohio — Ohio State University’s Fruit and Vegetable Safety Program is again hosting training sessions on “Good Agricultural Practices” for Ohio’s fruit and vegetable producers.

“This year’s program is very similar to the 2014 program,” said Lindsey Hoover, the program’s coordinator.

The program is a combined effort of Ohio State University Extension and the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, the outreach and research arms of the university’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences.

— Ag Answers
Martha Filipic


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


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