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  1. New OSU Agronomic Crop Internship Program

    Mar 20, 2015

    The Ohio State University Agronomic Crops Team is starting a new summer program in 2015 aimed at providing a rich training experience to undergraduate students in a wide diversity of disciplines related to agronomic crop research. These Agronomic Crop Research Experience (ACRE) Interns will support on-farm research by being placed in strategic hubs throughout the state. Students will gain real-world experience in scouting, sampling and evaluating agronomic crops in Ohio. Incoming OSU graduate students are welcome to apply.

  2. Sports Turf Management Certificate Program: Student Feature

    Mar 17, 2015

    The Department of Horticulture and Crop Science offers different certificate programs in turfgrass science though Ohio State Plant Science Online. The online certificate programs attract people from around the world and helps student learn the basics of irrigation, painting logos & lines, turfgrass diseases and pest and much more!

    We’re featuring Nick Mangano, who is a student in the online Sports Turf Management program. Here is Nick’s story:

  3. OSU Alumni awarded 2014 Golf Course Superintendent of the Year!

    Mar 17, 2015

    In February at the GIS in San Antonio Texas, OSU Alumni, Fred Gehrisch, was awarded the honor of 2014 Superintendent of the Year by Turfnet. Fred has worked as the Golf Course Superintendent at Highlands Falls Country Club for the past 17 years.

    Read more about Fred here! 

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  4. 2015 OSU Turfgrass Club Golf Outing

    Mar 17, 2015

    2015 OSU Turfgrass Club Golf Outing

    Homestead Springs Golf Course

    5888 London-Lancaster Road
    Groveport, OH 43125

    Sunday, April 19th
    1:00 PM

    $140 per team of 4 or $35 per player

    $12 per player for lunch (includes burgers, brats, baked beans, macaroni salad, and chips).

    *Cash or check accepted. checks made payable to: OSU Turfgrass Club

  5. AFA Crop Science Institute - APPLY NOW!

    Mar 13, 2015

    Are you interested in learning more about the crop science industry? Or maybe planning on having a career in a related field? Apply today for the AFA Crop Science Institute held in Central Iowa, July 19-21st, 2015. AFA will be selecting up to 75 passionate, talented and committed students who are future leaders in the industry to take part in the AFA Crop Science Institute.

  6. Urban Farm Internship 2015

    Mar 10, 2015

    Background Information:
    Urban Farms of Central Ohio (UFCO) and the Hoover YMCA Park are currently seeking seven to eight part-time interns for our 2015 joint internship program. This unique program will offer interns the opportunity to gain both experience in small-scale vegetable growing practices and exposure to working within urban community and educational settings.

  7. New OSU time-lapse video series shows weeds after herbicide applications

    Mar 6, 2015

    New OSU time-lapse video series shows weeds after herbicide applications

    By Tracy Turner | Posted on 3/3/2015 Source: AgAnswers

    COLUMBUS, Ohio - A fascinating new series of time-lapse YouTube videos demonstrates how weeds wither and die after being sprayed with an herbicide.

  8. David Scurlock Inducted Into the Ohio Wine Hall of Fame

    Mar 5, 2015

    David Scurlock, of OARDC, was inducted into the Ohio Wine Hall of Fame on February 16 at the Ohio Grape and Wine Conference annual banquet. Congratulations David! 

    Check out this article at

    Below are photos from the banquet. 

  9. Employment Opportunities

    Mar 5, 2015

    Position: Biological Science Technician/Forestry Science Technician Agency: University of Georgia in Collaboration with USDA Forest Service Location: Irvine, PA Job Category: Temporary/Seasonal Positions Salary: $10.00-$12.50/hour, depending on experience Start & End Date: 6/1/2015-8/31/2015 Number of Vacancies: 3
  10. Bruce Ackley - Ohio State Guide to Weed Identification Available to Growers

    Feb 27, 2015

    HCS Extension Program Specialist in Weed Science, Bruce Ackley is featured on the CFAES website. The article, Ohio State Guide to Weed Indeficiation Available for Growers, is about the iBook that Bruce and Alyssa Lamb created.