News

  1. 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
  2. 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.   
  3. 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...'

  4. Frost increases chance of prussic acid poisoning in livestock; forage testing available

    Oct 31, 2013

    Frost increases chance of prussic acid poisoning in livestock; forage testing available

    "COLUMBUS, Ohio - With the frost that hit the region in recent days, the potential for prussic acid poisoning in livestock is likely on the mind of many producers. But, in addition to taking measures to prevent livestock toxicity, producers can also consider testing forage for prussic acid content, according to a forage expert with Ohio State University's College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences.

  5. New Course Announcement!

    Oct 30, 2013

    There's a new course in town!

    Sign up for Introduction to Crop Biochemistry for Spring 2014. 

  6. 'Weed from hell' - HCS is in the Dispatch!

    Oct 21, 2013

    'A fast-growing super weed that has destroyed soybean and cotton fields in southern states is popping up in Ohio, alarming researchers and agriculture groups who fear its spread. It’s called “Palmer amaranth,” and commonly used herbicides such as Roundup have no effect on it. “It goes from a few plants to Armageddon in a couple years,” said Mark Loux, a weed scientist with Ohio State University Extension...'   Check out the rest of the article here! 
  7. HCS in the news!

    Oct 14, 2013

    Check out these articles about HCS faculty research! 

  8. 2013 Employee Service and Achievement Award

    Oct 14, 2013

    Horticulture and Crop Science staff member Jennifer Moyseenko has been awarded the 2013 OARDC Outstanding Staff Award. Congratulations Jennifer!    For more award recipients, click here for the full article. View Jennifer Moyseenko's staff bio here. 
  9. Ohio State’s First Green Roof Makes Debut

    Oct 7, 2013

    Ohio State’s first publicly accessible green roof is open to visitors at Howlett Hall on the campus of the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences. The green roof, or rooftop garden, is part of the university’s Chadwick Arboretum and Learning Gardens.
    The 12,000-square-foot green roof was installed in August and September on the back of Howlett Hall, over the building’s extended ground floor.

    -- > Read more: go.osu.edu/greenroof

  10. New Scholarship Opportunities

    Sep 10, 2013

    Attention SPS majors! 

    There is a new scholarship offered by the Garden Writers Association Foundation. The offer is for SPS students with a Horticulture, Plant Science (so Agronomy, Turfgrass, and Landscape Design and Management can still apply!) or Journalism students.

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