1. Dr. Osler Ortez in a corn field presenting his research

    Dr. Osler Ortez's Work on Abnormal Corn Ear Development Receives Two Awards

    Dec 1, 2023

    This is quite an achievement, considering the large pool of research that can be considered for these awards. We are grateful to have Dr. Ortez in our department and that he took the time to shed some further insight into his research...

  2. Jeff Boll, Alumnus Class of 2008

    HCS Alumni Spotlight: Jeff Boll

    Dec 1, 2023

    Jeff is an Athletic Grounds Specialist here at The Ohio State University. Check out how a turf background set him up for a successful career...

  3. Rachel smiling in a field of pennycress in a grey HCS polo.

    Rachel Combs-Giroir Selected as a Farm Foundation Cultivator Recipient!

    Nov 29, 2023

    As part of the Cultivator program, she'll be heading to Kona, Hawaii this January to participate in the semi-annual round table meeting. Check out what Rachel had to say about the program and her time as a graduate student in our department so far...

  4. Dr. Cornish smiling in a greenhouse full of natural rubber.

    Dr. Katrina Cornish Receives the Charles Goodyear Medal!

    Nov 17, 2023

    The Charles Goodyear Medal is presented by the Rubber Division of the American Chemical Society and is the society's top honor, recognizing significant developments made towards improving the rubber industry. Fortunately, Dr. Cornish had a moment to shed some insight into industry...

  5. Red sunset over a wheat field, Nelly is operating a piece of equipment in the field.

    Dr. Nelly Arguello-Blanco Receives the 2023 Horticulture and Crop Science Graduate Student Publication Award

    Nov 14, 2023

    Her article was published in Theoretical and Applied Genetics and was part of her dissertation. Today, she's an alumnus of our program having received her PhD under the advisement of Dr. Clay Sneller. Learn a bit more about Dr. Nelly Arguello-Blanco, her award-winning paper, & the wheat breeding program...

  6. Keith Bemerer, Alumnus Class of 2004 smiling in a greenhouse surrounded by green and pink flowers.

    HCS Alumni Spotlight: Keith Bemerer

    Nov 8, 2023

    Keith works in Inside Sales for Prospiant, Inc in Cincinnati, OH. Check out what working in the greenhouse industry is really like...

  7. Dr. Alex Lindsey and MS student, Anu, at the meeting!

    Adventures at the 2023 Tri-Societies Meeting

    Nov 6, 2023

    The 2023 Tri-Societies meeting was an action + knowledge packed adventure for the many HCS students, visiting scholars, staff & faculty who attended the meeting this fall! Check out some of our highlights...

  8. Group of students standing infront of the CEARC

    Introducing the Controlled Environment Agriculture Program!

    Oct 12, 2023

    Undergraduate students at The Ohio State University can now enroll in the brand-new Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA) specialization! Learn all about the new program...

  9. Mike Sanders, Alumnus Class of 2017

    HCS Alumni Spotlight: Mike Sanders

    Oct 10, 2023

    Mike is the Owner of Butler County Turf Solutions in Hamilton, OH. Check out what running a lawn care company is really like...

  10. Students of Agronomy, Soils and Environmental Sciences Spring Regional Meeting

    Oct 5, 2023

    The Ohio State University's Agronomy Crops & Soils Club is thrilled to announce we'll be hosting the SASES Spring Regional Meeting from April 4th- 6th, 2024. Get excited for three days of experiential learning including tours, speakers & networking opportunities right here in Columbus, Ohio!