1. 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.

  2. 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. 

  3. 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" 

  4. HCS students win awards at American Society of Agronomy's annual meeting

    Nov 22, 2019

    At last week’s American Society of Agronomy annual meeting, Keeley Overmeyer took 3rd place for her oral presentation in the Applied Soybean Research community and Alyssa Lamb took 2ndplace for her poster in the Weedy and Invasive Plant Species community.

  5. 2019 Graduate Research Symposium Winners

    Oct 25, 2019

    The 2019 Horticulture and Crop Science Graduate Research Symposium held October 10th and 11th was an amazing event. There were 69 registered attendees, 2 guest speakers, 30 judges, 32 competition entries, and 6 non-competition presenters.

  6. Congratulations Todd Peterson!

    Sep 24, 2019

    Congratulations to Todd Peterson, who was selected as an American Society of Agronomy Golden Opportunity Scholar. The GO Scholars Institute matches undergraduates with scientist-mentors and encourages students to pursue careers in the agronomic, crop, and soil sciences. It is supported through the Agronomic Science Foundation. Todd is an undergraduate student in the Department of Horticulture and Crop Science.

  7. HCS student, Katie D'Amico, receives 2018 USDA NIFA AFRI Predoctoral Fellowship

    Jul 29, 2019

    HCS PhD student, Katie D'Amico, received a 2018 USDA NIFE AFRI Predoctoral Fellowship. Katie's project proposal are below: 

    DNA methylomic profiling for the interrogation of aging and non-infectious bud failure in almond

  8. Yiyun Lin awarded a position in the BIO 2019 I-Corps Bio-Entrepreneurship Workshop

    May 21, 2019

    Yiyun Lin, a PhD student in Michelle Jones lab in Horticulture and Crop Science has been awarded a position in the BIO 2019 I-Corps Bio-Entrepreneurship Workshop and access to the 2019 BIO International Convention in Philadelphia in early June.

  9. HCS graduate students win in poster competition

    May 14, 2019

    HCS gradute students, Yiyun Lin, Katie D'Amico, and Matthew Willman won at the CFAES Annual Research Conference Poster Competition on April 22, 2019. 

    Yiyun Lin

    1st place in Doctorate category 

  10. Yiyun Lin becomes a 2019 Altman Family Scholar

    May 13, 2019

    PhD sudent Yiyun Lin was selected to be one of three Altman Family Scholars. The Altman Family Scholarship was created in 2015 by Ken and Deena Altman—owners of Altman Plants—as one of numerous efforts supported by the couple to improve education and research for the industry. Ken Altman has been actively involved in AFE’s Education and Scholarship Committees, and has served on the AFE Board for more than a decade, currently in an Emeritus status.