1. New food-related sustainability initiative at OSU

    Sep 24, 2014

    University Dining Services is excited to launch another new sustainability initiative this fall that will give students, staff and faculty the opportunity to help grow the produce that will be used in our campus dining operations.  As part of a partnership with CFAES, Dining has secured a space in the Howlett Greenhouse, which is located on west campus (, where staff and students will work together to support this year’s crop of kale, lettuce and basil.

  2. AFE Now Accepting Applications for $10,000 2015 Ecke Scholarship

    Sep 22, 2014

    Are you a current or future graduate student with the skills and passion to become the next notable floriculture researcher or educator? If so, apply for the Paul Ecke Jr. M.S./Ph.D. Scholarship Program now through Feb. 1, 2015. Applications are available online.

  3. Experience OSU for a Day Hosts Needed

    Sep 22, 2014

    Do you enjoy sharing your passion for Ohio State with others? Would you be willing to show high school students what it is like to be a Buckeye? The "Experience OSU for a Day" (EOFD) Program allows prospective students to get a feel for what college is really like. These students visit CFAES frequently, and we are in need of volunteers to show these students around campus when they come to visit.

  4. Application To Graduate and College Server Issues

    Sep 12, 2014

    Application To Graduate and College Server Issues
    Starting the morning of September 3 through the end of the day, September 5 the college experienced some difficulties with the “Application to Graduate” database. If you completed the Application to Graduate during this timeframe please email Lynn Mande to make sure the college office received your application to graduate. Do not take for granted the fact that you received an email confirmation that it was received by the college office.

  5. 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
  6. 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:

  7. Ohio Grape and Wine Day!

    Aug 15, 2014

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

  8. 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." 

  9. 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.

  10. 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.