Department of Horticulture and Crop Science

The Department of Horticulture and Crop Science faculty & staff are committed to providing an excellent educational experience for you. We offer in depth learning experiences, scientific discovery, research opportunities, and respected academics for both undergraduates & graduate students - If you're interested in Sustainable AgricultureAgroecology, Agronomy, Horticulture, Plant BiosciencesTurfgrass Science or Professional Golf Management we have the program, cutting edge research & extension teams perfect for you. Come grow with us!


  • Nathan Miller (left) smiling next to his business partner

    Nathan's a double alumnus of HCS he received his BS (2010) in Crop Science & his MS (2011) in Weed Science. Today, Nathan works in Agriculture at Miller Grain. Find out what an average day in his career is like...

  • Wanderson in the Rye cover crop in Wooster, Ohio

    Wanderson Novais (HCS PhD student - advised by Dr. Alex Lindsey) just received the Nelson Yield-Limiting Factors Graduate Student Scholarship from the American Society of Agronomy (ASA)...

  • Rachael Cline on the field of Austin FC

    Rachael graduated in 2021 after studying Turfgrass Science (a specialization of our Sustainable Plant Systems Major). Today, she's the Assistant Groundskeeper at Austin FC - a role she landed directly out of undergrad.


Jessica Cooperstone: Food and Health
Dr. Cooperstone on Food & Health
2022 CFAES Awards
2022 CFAES Awards