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  1. HCS graduate student wins 2nd place

    Aug 13, 2020

    HCS graduate student, John Ertle, wins 2nd place at the Graduate Student Poster Competition at ASHS (American Society for Horticultural Science) for his presentation: "Demand is High for Grafted Transplants: A Survey of North American Grafting Nurseries". John just finished his Masters degree and will continue on to complete his PhD.

  2. PhD student wins Gerald O. Mott Award

    Jun 17, 2020

    PhD student, Tu Huynh, was awarded the Gerald O. Mott Award offered by Crop Science Society of America. She was nominated by Dr. Dave Barker. 

  3. Sustainable Plant Systems majors make the Dean's List!

    Jun 10, 2020

    Congratulations to all the Sustainable Plant Systems (SPS) majors who made the Dean's List for Spring 2020. We are proud of our students' resilience this past spring as Ohio State transitioned from tradiational in-person classes to online due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

  4. Yiyun Lin awarded first place research poster at annual CFAES Research Conference

    Apr 29, 2020

    April 24, 2020

    by Laura Chapin

  5. More HCS Classes Available Summer 2020

    Apr 16, 2020

    The Department of Horticulture and Crop Scince will be offering more courses this summer. 

    New to Summer

    HCS 2200 The World of Plants 

  6. HCS awards $130,000 in scholarships with virtual interviews

    Apr 13, 2020

    This year, the Department of Horticulture and Crop Science conducted virtual scholarship interviews with Sustainable Plant Systems majors. Our students were scattered across the state, country, and even internationally, after campus was closed during Spring semester. Short 10-15 minute zoom interviews were conducted in order to match students with scholarships that align with their studies. Scholarships varied across the horticulture, agronomy and turf science industries. Our virtual interviews showed the resilience and flexibility of our student body and we thank them!

  7. Katrina Cornish joins American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) College of Fellows

    Apr 6, 2020

    Dr. Katrina Cornish was selected to join the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) College of Fellows. Dr. Cornish was nominated, reviewed, and elected by peers and members of the College of Fellows for “high-performance, natural allergy-safe latex for medical and consumer products, supporting developing countries.” Dr. Cornish is a professor with the Department of Horticulture and Crop Science and works closely with Agricultural and Biological Engienering.

  8. HCS students selected as Distinguished Seniors

    Apr 3, 2020

    HCS seniors, Patrick Lynch and Rose Vagedes, were selected as Distinguished Seniors for the College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.

    Patrick is a Professional Golf Management major, who started his academic career on the Marion campus. Read more Patrick.

  9. HCS graduate students receive 2020-2021 Ohio Soybean Council Foundation Graduate Scholarship

    Feb 26, 2020

    Congratulations to Tu Huynh and Christian Vargas-Garcia! They were each awarded a Ohio Soybean Council Graduate Scholarship for 2020-2021. There are three scholarships of up to $5,000 each. 

  10. Congratulations Kaylee South and Nathan Nordstedt

    Feb 19, 2020

    Congratulations to both Kaylee South and Nathan Nordstedt for receiving the HCS Publication Award (PhD). Kaylee and Nathan will split the $500 award. Both were nominationed to the College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Krauss Publication competition. 

    Nathan’s manuscript

    Identification of Pseudomonas spp. that increase ornamental crop quality during abiotic stress"