1. Positions Available with Rusty Oak Nursery

    Jan 16, 2015

    Rusty Oak Nursery in Valley city, Ohio has two full-time positions available! 

    Full-Time In House Sales Representative


    Full-Time Shrub Container Production Manager

  2. Upcoming Study Abroad Application Deadlines

    Jan 15, 2015

    January 15

    China: Forest and Wildlife Research England/Scotland: British Open and The Birthplace of Golf

    January 19 (deadlines extended)

  3. REMINDER: 2015 Recognition Program Award Applications

    Jan 15, 2015

    2015 Recognition Program Award Applications
    Application forms and instructions for applying are now available on the Recognition Program website at

    Deadline for all awards applications (exception Outstanding Senior) is 5:00 p.m., Friday, January 30.

    Deadline for the Outstanding Senior Award is January 15.

  4. APPLY NOW: Shinoda Scholar-of-the-Year

    Jan 14, 2015

    The Joseph Shinoda Memorial Scholarship Foundation is offering the Shinoda Scholar-of-the-Year award for 2015! Over the past 50 years, $791,250 has been awarded by the Joseph Shinoda Memorial Scholarship Foundation to assist 660 worthy undergraduate students in completing their floriculture education. Recent scholarships have ranged from $1,000 to $5,000 and have been awarded to students committed to a career in floriculture or a related field. 


  5. 2014 Best Article: Winter Survival of Vidal Blanc Vines for Ice Wine Production

    Jan 13, 2015

    HCS faculty member, Imed Dami, has won national recognition for his article in the "Wine & Vines" trade magazine. The article is based on a research project funded by OGIC to answer the question whether heavy crop load impacts negatively Vidal vines for ice wine production

  6. The Syracuse Biomaterial Institute is looking for Undergraduate applicants!

    Jan 9, 2015

    Syracuse Biomaterials Institute seeks applications from undergraduates interested in research on biomaterials: synthetic and natural substances to treat disease or injury.

  7. OSU Chadwick Arboretum Tree Planting Team wins 1st Place!

    Jan 9, 2015

    The Ohio State University Chadwick Arboretum Tree Planting Team placed first in the tree planting competition in Arlington, Texas. The competition was held near the site of the College Football National Championship game. Team member and Chadwick’s GIS Specialist Christine Voise said it was by a landslide. 



  8. Larry Studebaker Memorial/Miami SWCD Scholarship

    Jan 7, 2015

    The Miami Soil and Water Conservation District is offering two $750 scholarship awards


    Must be a Miami County, Ohio resident Must be an agriculture or Natural Resources major.  Must be enrolled for Fall 2015 May be a prior Miami SWCD scholarship receipt. 

    The award will be used towards the student's tuition and fees.

    How to apply

  9. Ohio Corn Performance Test

    Dec 22, 2014

    "The purpose of the Ohio Corn Performance Test (OCPT) is to evaluate corn hybrids for grain yield and other important agronomic characteristics. Results of the test can assist farmers in selecting hybrids best suited to their farming operations and production environments.

    Corn hybrids differ considerably in yield potential, standability, maturity, and other agronomic characteristics that affect profitable crop production. Hybrid selection should be based on proven performance from multiple test locations and years.

  10. Job Openings for Farm Employees

    Dec 19, 2014

    Dangling Carrot Farm is looking for two farm employees to work May through October 2015. The farm is located 30 miles southwest of Columbus.  It is an 8 acre, certified organic vegetable farm. The main crops are tomatoes, salad greens, garlic and onions, as well as an array of others. To learn more about the farm, check out the website: