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! 

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  • HCS graduate students, Jaclyn Fiola and Nathan Nordstedt, won the grand prize for the American Floral Endowment's #FlowerLoveVideoContest. Here are Nathan's words on the experience: 

  • On January 6, 2018, Dr. Chieri Kubota and her lab hosted a strawberry workshop. The workshop covered an overview of the Ohio strawberry industry and breakout sessions consisted of a lecture on off-season greenhouse production and a tour of the strawberry greenhouse. 

  • PhD student, Andika Gunadi was named an American Society of Plant Biologists - Conviron Scholar. Andika is one of 21 students selected for this honor.

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Sustainable Plant Systems: Agroecology
Sustainable Plant Systems: Agroecology
Sustainable Plant Systems: Turfgrass Science
Sustainable Plant Systems: Turfgrass Science

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