Department of Horticulture and Crop Science

The Department of Horticulture and Crop Science is an engaging program filled with in depth learning experiences, scientific discovery, research opportunities, and respected academics. We have two majors, Sustainable Plant Systems and Professional Golf Management. The Sustainable Plant Systems major has specializations in Agroecology, Agronomy, Horticulture, Plant Biosciences, and Turfgrass Science. These specializations prepare students for successful careers in industry, education, research and more! Professional Golf Management helps students become PGA professionals. With its devoted faculty and staff, the Department of Horticulture and Crop Science is committed to providing an excellent educational experience for each student. Students will have opportunities to join clubs, research projects, and internships that provide additional educational experiences outside the classroom. Come grow with us! 

News

  • Kimberly Nolletti was selected as a recipient of the 2018 OARDC Oustanding Staff Awards. Kimberly received an award for $1,000 which was presented along with a plaque at the OARDC Employee Appreciation Dinner on October 4, 2018. 

  • Photo of Rose Vagedes

    Congratulations to Rose Vagedes, who will be recognized as a Greenfield Scholar at the national agronomy meetings, Baltimore in November. Rose is a junior In SPS: Agronomy and completed an internship with Helena Chemical in the summer of 2018.

  • Maria Smith has joined the Department of Horticulture and Crop Science as a Viticulture Program Specialist, where she will be focussing on outreach in the viticulture industry. She is excited to apply her experiences to extension in helping the Ohio wine grape industry members achieve their...

Videos

Leah McHale: 2018 CFAES Distinguished Junior Faculty Research Award Recipient
Leah McHale: 2018 CFAES Distinguished Junior Faculty Research Award Recipient
David Mackey: 2018 CFAES Distinguished Senior Faculty Research Award Recipient
David Mackey: 2018 CFAES Distinguished Senior Faculty Research Award Recipient