About Us: News

  1. Chadwick Arboretum and Learning Gardens Fall Plant Sale

    Aug 26, 2014

    Chadwick Arboretum and Learning Gardens will host a plant sale September 5-7 at Scioto Gardens:     3351 West State Road Route 37 Delaware OH 43015   Friday (September 5) 9 AM - 6 PM. Saturday (September 6) 9 AM - 6 PM and Sunday (September 7) 10 AM - 5 PM. Gardening workshops on Saturday and Sunday.    Chadwick Plant Sale Flyer
  2. Two PAID Internship Opportunities

    Aug 20, 2014

    The deadline is October 1 for online applications for American Floral Endowment’s Vic & Margaret Ball Intern Scholarship Program and the Mosmiller Intern Scholarship Program.

    Completing one of AFE’s two floriculture and horticulture internship programs allows students to:

  3. Ohio Grape and Wine Day!

    Aug 15, 2014

    Check out this article about Ohio Grape and Wine Day with HCS' very own Dr. Dami.

  4. Two HCS students win scholarships from the American Floral Endowment

    Jul 31, 2014

    Horticulture and Crop Science seniors, Joshua Henry and Amy Miller, were awarded scholarships from the American Floral Endowment. According to their webiste, the American Floral Endowment (AFE) " is an independent nonprofit organization that funds research and scholarships in floriculture and environmental horticulture for the benefit of growers, wholesalers, retailers, allied industry organizations and the general public." 

  5. American Society of Agronomy Announces 2014 Award Recipient

    Jul 25, 2014

    Steven Charles Parker, Ohio State Agronomy Club, East Canton, OH – Greenfield Scholars: Steven Parker is a student at The Ohio State University. He is pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Sustainable Plant Systems with a Specialization in Agronomy. His minor will be in Agricultural System Management. Mr. Parker studied two years at The Ohio State University Agricultural Technical Institute in Wooster, Ohio. He received an Associate’s Degree in Sustainable Plant Systems with a specialization in Agronomy from ATI. He also received the Outstanding Student award.

  6. HCS Alumni in the news!

    Jul 22, 2014

    Horticultural Heaven
    Local horticulturists bring produce and stories to Yellow Springs Corner Cone Farmers Market.

    By Carol Siyahi Hicks

    At Partridge Pear Gardens heirloom vegetable stand in the Yellow Springs Corner Cone Farmers Market, you may acquire more than succulent, heritage food. You may take home a story, a recipe, a bit of humor—an experience.

  7. Food Safety with HCS' Lindsey Hoover

    Jul 21, 2014

    Food safety training continues for fruit, vegetable farmers

    By Martha Filipic | Posted on 7/17/2014

    GALLIPOLIS, Ohio – An Aug. 13 session will mark the end of the season's trainings for on-farm fruit and vegetable microbial safety, but organizers are already planning new sessions focusing on agricultural water safety beginning in 2015.

  8. Legal issues with Palmer amaranth cropping up in Ohio

    Jul 17, 2014

    July 16, 2014 By Matt Reese

    With the high stakes involved in the costly spread of glyphosate-resistant Palmer amaranth, there are inevitable legal implications. In its first run-in with Ohio law, the noxious weed is tangled up with the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP).

  9. MS student Shouxin Li awarded scholarship

    Jul 8, 2014

    MS student, Shouxin Li, in the Viticulture Program in HCS, has been recently awarded a national scholarship by the American Society for Enology and Viticulture (ASEV) at their annual conference held on June 23-27 in Austin, TX. This recognition is awarded to the best graduate students in the field of viticulture and enology in all academic institutions across the country and Canada.  Shouxin also presented findings from her research project titled: “Improving freezing tolerance of Vitis vinifera Pinot Gris Grapevines using Exogenous Abscisic Acid”.

     

  10. Peter Thomison is in the news!

    Jun 25, 2014

    Ohio State expert: Rootless corn can recover

    By Tracy Turner | Posted on 6/23/2014

    COLUMBUS, Ohio - Rootless or "floppy" corn might look questionable, but under the right conditions, it can recover.

    Corn crops that are leaning or lodged might be impacted by rootless corn syndrome, said Peter Thomison, an Ohio State University Extension agronomist. OSU Extension is the statewide outreach arm of the university's College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences.

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