1. 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:

  2. Jacoby Boren named second team Academic All-American!

    Dec 18, 2014

    Congratulations to Horticulture and Crop Science student Jacoby Boren in being named a second team Academic All-American! We're so proud! Jacoby is a Sustainable Plant Systems major with a specialization in Horticulture.

  3. Disney Horticulture Internship - Summer 2015

    Dec 17, 2014

    Horticulture Internship - Summer 2015

    Disney’s Horticulture Professional Intern Program is designed to provide qualified students with the opportunity to further their knowledge through practical hands on work experience. Students will be assigned to various regions of the landscape operation. In addition to the work experience students must participate in the program activities, which include weekly seminars, projects and plant/pest identification.

  4. Two HCS faculty members receive big grants in Plant Breeding!

    Dec 12, 2014

    Two Horticulture and Crop Science faculty members, Dr. David Francis and Dr. Clay Sneller, received two grants from the United States Department of Agriculture. The grants were part of the FY 2014 AFRI Plant Breeding Projects. The FY 2014 AFRI plant breeding projects focus on public breeding efforts to improve crop yield, efficiency, quality and/or adaptation to diverse agricultural systems and includes:

  5. Turfgrass Science student is going to the Super Bowl!

    Dec 12, 2014

    Congratulations Zak Avers!  

    Horticulture and Crop Science senior, Zak Avers will travel to Glendale, Arizona for the 2015 Super Bowl. Zak was selected to participate in the 2015 Toro Super Bowl Sports Turf Training Program. When asked if he was looking forward to the experience, Zak said, “I’m very excited! It’s an opportunity to work with twenty-five to thirty professionals and it’s a great chance to network and learn.” Zak will be assisting the grounds crew in preparation for the Super Bowl by resodding and repainting the field.

  6. Two Internships available at Polly Hill Arboretum

    Dec 8, 2014

    The Polly Hill Arboretum on the island of Martha’s Vineyard is seeking applicants who are students of horticulture or plant science at the college level to participate as horticulture interns.  The Arboretum, a Martha’s Vineyard horticultural and botanical landmark, was developed by the legendary horticulturist, Polly Hill (1907-2007). Here in 1958, Polly began an arboretum by sowing a seed, eventually bringing 20 acres under cultivation while preserving 40 additional acres as native woodland.

  7. 2014 Poinsettia Sale

    Dec 3, 2014

    Pi Alpha Xi Poinsettia Sale

  8. ​Six Ohio State Faculty Among the 2014 Class of AAAS Fellows

    Nov 26, 2014

    Check out this awesome article about the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences' very own, Dean Bruce McPheron and Dr. Esther van der Knaap

    ​Six Ohio State Faculty Among the 2014 Class of AAAS Fellows

    By: Emily Caldwell
    Published on November 24, 2014

    COLUMBUS, Ohio – Six Ohio State University faculty have been elected this year as Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).

  9. Partnership between OSU Dining and HCS featured on 10TV News!

    Nov 14, 2014

    Check out this highlight from 10TV News Columbus:

  10. Award Winning Graduate Students

    Nov 10, 2014

    The American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, and Soil Science Society of America held its annual International Meeting last week in Long Beach, California. More than 4,000 scientists, porfessionals, educators, and students attend the meetings. Four Ohio State Horticulture and Crop Science graduate students won awards at the meeting.