1. HCS students chosen for AmericanHort HortScholar class of 2021

    Jun 30, 2021

    Horticulture and Crop Science PhD student Juan Quijia Pillajo, and undergraduate Sustainable Plant Systems major, Jayden Black were selected to join AmericanHort's HortScholar class of 2021. Juan completed a Masters degree with Dr. Michelle Jones before moving on to a PhD program within HCS. As a Sustainable Plant Systems major, Jayden is focusing on Horticulture. He also has a passion for Agribusiness.

  2. 2021 Distinguished Seniors Feature: Rachael Cline and Jason Hollick

    Mar 3, 2021

    The CFAES Distinguished Senior Award honors academic, disciplinary and professional excellence in the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences. It is the most prestigious undergraduate award in CFAES, recognizing our top graduating seniors each year from each of the academic units on the Columbus campus. The selected students’ accomplishments and activities have benefited their communities, their academic unit, the college, the university, and/or their future profession.

  3. SPS Students - Dean's List Autumn 2020

    Feb 19, 2021

    Congratulations to all the Sustainable Plant Systems majors who made the Dean's List in Autumn 2020!

  4. Photo of Todd Peterson

    Student Feature: Todd Peterson

    Feb 16, 2021

    Student Feature

    Horticulture and Crop Science Graduate student Todd Peterson

    Todd is completing a dual major a Bachelor of Science in Department of Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics and Masters of Science in Horticulture and Crop Science.

    What made you decide to do a dual bachelors and master's degree?

  5. Rachael Cline - center, first row

    Interview with SPS student Rachael Cline

    Oct 23, 2020

    Below is an interview with Sustainable Plant System Major, Rachael Cline. This interview was conducted by the Office of International Programs in Agriculture. 

    What was/is your OSU Major(s)/Minor(s)?

    Sustainable Plant Systems with a Specialization in Turfgrass Science 

    When did/will you graduate from OSU? 

    Spring 2021

    What is your dream career?

    Head grounds manager in professional sportsturf, specifically for a professional soccer team

  6. Recent HCS MS degree graduate receives 2nd place for paper

    Aug 26, 2020

    A recent published paper titled “Multistate Evaluation of Reduced-Lignin Alfalfa Harvested at Different Intervals” authored by Angie Arnold, a recent HCS MS degree graduate, and Prof. Mark Sulc along with a team of researchers from six other universities was selected as second place winner in the Crop Science Outstanding Paper Award for the Forage and Grazinglands Division (C6) of the Crop Science Society of America.

  7. Photo of Dr. Jessica Cooperstone

    Cooperstone receives FFAR 2019 New Innovator in Food and Agriculture Research Award

    Aug 19, 2020

    Congratulations to Dr.

  8. HCS graduate student wins 2nd place

    Aug 13, 2020

    HCS graduate student, John Ertle, wins 2nd place at the Graduate Student Poster Competition at ASHS (American Society for Horticultural Science) for his presentation: "Demand is High for Grafted Transplants: A Survey of North American Grafting Nurseries". John just finished his Masters degree and will continue on to complete his PhD.

  9. PhD student wins Gerald O. Mott Award

    Jun 17, 2020

    PhD student, Tu Huynh, was awarded the Gerald O. Mott Award offered by Crop Science Society of America. She was nominated by Dr. Dave Barker. 

  10. Sustainable Plant Systems majors make the Dean's List!

    Jun 10, 2020

    Congratulations to all the Sustainable Plant Systems (SPS) majors who made the Dean's List for Spring 2020. We are proud of our students' resilience this past spring as Ohio State transitioned from tradiational in-person classes to online due to the COVID-19 pandemic.