1. Join the Steering Committee

    Nov 16, 2016

    The CFAES Celebration of Students Program is seeking interested students to serve on the 2017 Steering Committee. This is an end-of-the-year celebration recognizing the accomplishments of the students in our college; the entire event is created and produced by students. All majors are encouraged to participate! Deadline to submit the interest form is November 30 by 5:00 PM. 

    If you have any questions please contact Heather Hugg (.6), Summer McCracken (.100) or Miranda Miser (.19).

  2. Graduate Research Retreat

    Nov 4, 2016

    The Department of Horticulture and Crop Science held its Graduate Research Retreat on October 13 and 14 in Wooster, Ohio. The retreat is a way for the graduate students of HCS to show off their hard work. Oral and Poster presenations were held over the two days.

    Winners of the competition are listed below: 

    Oral Presenations

    M.S. Proposal 1st Place: Alyssa Lamb

    M.S. Research 1st Place: Juan Quijia Pillajo

    Ph.D. Proposal 1st Place: Andika Gunadi 

    Ph.D. Research 

  3. Mary Maloney awarded the Shirley-Brooks Jones Award

    Nov 4, 2016

    Mary Maloney, the Director of the Chadwick Arboretum and Learning Gardens was awarded the Shirley-Brooks Jones Award on November 3, 2016 The award is given annually by the Univerity Staff Advisory Council. Shown in the photo: Mary Maloney (left) is presented her award by Andy Evans (right), University Staff Advisory Council Member from the Department of Horticulture and Crop Science. Andy Evans is serving his fourth year as a member of the University Staff Advisroy Council. Mary was nominated by College of Food, Agricultural, and Environemetal Scienes Associate Dean, Linda Martin.

  4. Ohio Soybean Council Foundation Scholarship

    Oct 28, 2016

    The Ohio Soybean Council Foundation is accepting applications for the 2017-2018 academic year. The deadline to apply is January 13, 2017 at 5:00 PM, applications are available at

    Details about the scholarship are below: 

  5. Student Spotlight: Ashley Ritchie

    Aug 4, 2016

    Ashley Ritchie is a senior Sustainable Plant Systems major, specializing in Agronomy. Ashley doesn’t come from a farming background, so her path to majoring in an agricultural field began in high school. As a high school student, Ashley participated in Envirothon, working with soil. Ever since then, her interest in agriculture, particularly in agronomy, grew. She chose to begin her higher education career at Ohio State’s Agricultural Technical Institute (ATI) and enjoyed the experience, “It was great. You got to know the faculty really well,” says Ashley.

  6. National Scholarship Awards to two OSU Graduate Students

    Jun 28, 2016

    National Scholarship Awards to OSU Students
    By: Imed Dami

  7. 2016 CFAES Recognition Program and Banquet

    Apr 27, 2016

    Three students and one faculty member in the Department of Horticulture and Crop Science won awards at the CFAES Recognition Program and Banquet on April 7, 2016. The Recognition Program celebrate students, faculty, and staff from the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences. The awards are as follows: 

  8. Dr. Katrina Cornish elected as National Academy of Inventors Fellow!

    Dec 16, 2015

    The Department of Horticulture and Crop Science is pleased to announce that Dr. Katrina Cornish has been elected to be a National Academy of Inventors Fellow for 2015. Katrina joins the 414 National Academy of Inventors (NAI) fellows from all over the world. Fellows must be nominated and must be listed as an inventor on at least one patent issued by the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

  9. Ohio Soybean Council Foundation Scholarship

    Nov 13, 2015

    The Ohio Soybean Council Foundation is pleased to offer $36,000 in scholarships to undergraduate and graduate Students for the 2016-2017 academic year. Scholarships are available to undergraduate and graduate students pursuing studies related to the soybean industry and the field of agriculture.

    The deadline to apply is January 15, 2016 at 5:00pm, applications are available at

  10. "Grower of the Year" and "Winemaker of the Year"

    Nov 9, 2015

    “The Ohio Grape Industries Committee (OGIC) will recognize grape and wine producers in Ohio with the first-ever “Grower of the Year” and “Winemaker of the Year” awards to be presented at the 2016 Ohio Grape & Wine Conference on Feb 15-16 in Dublin, Ohio. If you know a grape grower in Ohio who displays outstanding vineyard management or a winemaker who displays outstanding winemaking, please nominate them for the award by completing and returning the attached forms, no later than December 11, 2015.”