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  1. Visiting Scholars from Brazil

    Dec 30, 2013

    Visiting Scholars from Brazil We have enjoyed the presence of three visiting scholars from Brazil this year in the Department of Horticulture & Crop Science.    
  2. OARDC to hold Greenhouse Management Workshop January 16-17

    Dec 18, 2013

    OARDC to hold Greenhouse Management Workshop Jan. 16-17 By Kurt Knebusch | Posted on 12/17/2013   'WOOSTER, Ohio - More and more growers are using greenhouses and high tunnels, says the organizer of a workshop that will show how to boost the structures' crop quality, profitability and sustainability, especially by managing water better.
  3. Ohio State, Purdue partner to help farmers control marestail

    Dec 5, 2013

    Purdue, Ohio State partner to help farmers control marestail By Jennifer Stewart | Posted on 12/3/2013   'WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Purdue and Ohio State University Extension have partnered to publish a new fact sheet aimed at helping farmers battle herbicide-resistant marestail and its yield-reducing affects on soybeans.
  4. Honors & Scholars Ambassadors Now Accepting Applications!

    Nov 21, 2013

    Honors & Scholars Ambassadors Now Accepting Applications!

  5. England Study Abroad: May Session 2014

    Nov 20, 2013

    Interested in studying abroad? Well, here's a chance!   (3 credits) HCS 5797.01 England: The Artistry, History and Horticulture of European Gardens is happening in the upcoming May session for 2014.  Students will not have to pay for tuition on these three hours if they were a full-time student during spring semester 2014.  
  6. OSU's Best of the Best 2013

    Nov 17, 2013

    We are excited to announce our Best of the Best and Top Favorite winners for the 2013 summer season. The Best of the Best title is awarded only to those plants that received a perfect '5' rating on all four performance evaluations. Only nine of over 650 cultivars revceived this award! The Top Favorite, tied between two cultivars this year, is given to the top rated plant after averaging all of the consumer preference scores. For more information, please contact trial manager William Barnhill (barnhill.24@osu.edu).

  7. Congratulations HCS Student Lyndsey Davisson!

    Nov 14, 2013

    HCS and Chadwick Arboretum student, Lyndsey Davisson, was awarded a $500 scholarship check from the Central Ohio Hosta Society. The Central Ohio Hosta Society is an opportunity for hosta lovers to unite and share their experiences and knowledge to expand their love and enjoyment of shade gardening. Information about the society can be found here

    Congratulations, Lyndsey! 

  8. Student Farm Sweet Potato and Garlic Fall Sale

    Nov 6, 2013

    THE OSU STUDENT FARM will have their fall sweet potato and garlic sale again this year.  Produce is locally and organically grown on the OSU campus.      Deadline for placing your order is November 11, 2013   Produce Order Form
  9. Scotts Scholarship Opportunity for Undergraduate Juniors

    Nov 5, 2013

    HCS Juniors! We have a scholarship opportunity for you. Scotts Miracle-Gro Company, is offering the Scotts LawnService Scholarship Program. Students studying Turfgrass Science, Crop Science, and/or Landscape Horticulture with at least a 3.0 GPA can apply. The program combines a hands-on internship with a scholarship that will cover an entire year of tuition!   This scholarship is intended for students with one year of undergraduate work remaining in their college career.   
  10. Growers increase odds of yield loss the longer corn sits in fields

    Nov 1, 2013

    'COLUMBUS, Ohio - While some growers may choose to let corn dry in the field, the longer the corn sits, the greater potential it has for yield loss, according to a field crop expert with Ohio State University's College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences.

    In fact, delaying harvest beyond early to mid- November can result in yield losses from stalk lodging, ear drop and ear rot, said Peter Thomison, Ohio State University Extension agronomist. OSU Extension is the outreach arm of the college...'