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.
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.
Nov 21, 2013
Honors & Scholars Ambassadors Now Accepting Applications!
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.
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 (firstname.lastname@example.org).
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.
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
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.
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...'
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.