News

  1. HCS/Plant Pathology Ice Cream Social

    Apr 17, 2014

    COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Departments of Horticulture and Crop Science and Plant Pathology joined forces to celebrate our Undergraduate and Graduate student awards with an Ice Cream Social in the lobby of Kottman Hall yesterday. The event had ice cream from the Parker Dairy Store, a part of the Department of Food Science and Technology. Undergraduate scholarship award winners were presented with certificates at the Ice Cream Social in recognition of their outstanding academic achievement. For a full list of the Undergraduate, Graduate, Faculty and Staff awards, see below. 

  2. Phi Alpha Xi Initiation 2014

    Apr 14, 2014

    Twelve students were initiated into the Epsilon Chapter of Pi Alpha Xi (PAX), a national honorary and professional society for Horticulture at the Ohio State University Thursday evening, April 10, 2014. PAX recognizes junior and senior students with high scholastic achievement who demonstrate a strong interest in horticulture. Candidates also show promise for continued activity and commitment to the field of horticulture. (http://pax.ashs.org/)

  3. OSU set to host low and high tunnels workshop and farm tour April 24

    Apr 14, 2014

    By Tracy Turner | Posted on 4/9/2014

    ARCHBOLD, Ohio - Vegetable crop and specialty fruit producers who want to learn more about the use of high and low tunnels can attend a workshop and farm tour April 24 held by educators from Ohio State University's College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences.

    The daylong workshop will feature small group discussions on the basics of integrating tunnel systems into fruit or vegetable operations, said Eric Richer, an Ohio State University Extension educator. OSU Extension is the outreach arm of the college.

  4. Upcoming sessions target on-farm food safety for fruit, vegetable growers

    Apr 14, 2014

    By Martha Filipic | Posted on 4/10/2014

    WOOSTER, Ohio - A series of training sessions hosted by Ohio State University's Fruit and Vegetable Safety Program continues through May and possibly into June, before the growing season gets into full swing.

    The Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) sessions provide produce growers the basics of on-farm food safety.

  5. Graduate Research Retreat

    Apr 11, 2014

    The 8th Annual Horticulture and Crop Science Graduate Retreat was a success.

  6. Turf/Landscaping Employment Opportunity

    Apr 9, 2014

    Lawn & Turf Landscaping Job Opportunities 

    Lawn and Turf Landscaping is an aggresive and inclusive design-build firm with 49 years of experience. We are continously looking for professional, self-motivated individuals to add to our team. As our business growth continues, so does the opportunity for potential employees. Listed bleow are the positions available:

  7. Public Horticulture/ Landscaping Internship Opportunity

    Apr 9, 2014

    Catholic Cemeteries Association Public Horticulture/Landscaping Internship - Cleveland Area 

  8. Most of Ohio’s 2014 wine grape crop lost

    Apr 9, 2014

    Most of Ohio’s 2014 wine grape crop lost due to polar vortex, Ohio State survey finds

    By Mauricio Espinoza | Posted on 4/8/2014

    WOOSTER, Ohio - The prolonged and extremely frigid temperatures in Ohio earlier this year have destroyed a majority of the crop of popular wine grape varieties grown in the state, according to a survey recently conducted by Ohio State University's Grape Team.

  9. Mid-Ohio Food Bank is looking for an Urban Farm Assistant

    Apr 7, 2014

    The Urban Farm Assistant will assist in all aspects of running a small, diversified urban farm. Working closely with the Farm Manager, the Urban Farm Assistant will be responsible for assisting and supporting the on-going field and high-tunnel operations of the Clarfield Farm. The ideal candidate will have a strong work ethic and be hard working as a team member to ensure the farm keeps growing and operating productively. The Urban Farm Assistant will be adaptive and efficient, a quick and eager learner, have a positive attitude, and be willing to contribute to the success of the farm.

  10. Internship Opportunities

    Apr 4, 2014

    Social Media Internship 

    Blooms of Bressingham Plants is looking for an intern to help generate their social media content. An intern will watch for social media trends, answer online inquiries (with guidance of Tour Coordinator or other Blooms staff or consultant), and maintain the “voice” of the gardens tour program.

    More information can be found here. 

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