About Us: News

  1. Rohanna will Go Far!

    Oct 8, 2012

    Rachel Rohanna (Agribusiness/Turfgrass) is a senior and one of the best golfers at The Ohio State University. It is expected that at the end of her studies she will become a professional golfer, though she also has a grain farm that she runs with her fiance.  A campus newspaper ran a nice article about her that you can read here.

  2. Undergrad Represents Ohio at National Convention

    Oct 8, 2012

    Sustainable Plant Systems Major Colin Barclay has been selected to represent the State of Ohio at the National FFA Organization (formerly Future Farmers of America). Colin is the state candidate for the role of National Officer within the organization. It is a huge honor to be selected and if chosen he will be taking a year away from his studies to fulfill Officer duties.

  3. Turfgrass Science Alumni in MLB Playoffs

    Oct 8, 2012

    The Cincinnati Reds are hosting the Major League Baseball playoffs at Great American Ball Park this month and several HCS Turfgrass Management alumni are front and center. From left to right: Derrick Grubbs, Assistant Head Groundskeeper (BS 2004); Doug Gallant, Head Groundskeeper (BS 1994) and Robbie Dworkin, Ball Park Grounds Supervisor (BS 2010). Current Turfgrass Science Major Tyler Turner (not pictured) is also on the Reds ground crew.

  4. HCS Alumni Brad Bergefurd Receives the Shirley Brooks Jones Award

    Sep 26, 2012

    Brad Bergefurd has been an Extension educator and horticulturist at the OSU South Centers in Piketon since 1992. The Shirley Brooks Jones Award is given to one who promotes the college's core values and goals. The college's core values are discovery, life-long learning, science-based knowledge, academic freedom, civility, professionalism, and diversity.

  5. Undergraduate Research Scholarship awarded to Elizabeth Baskin

    May 25, 2012

    Elizabeth was awarded a 2012 Undergraduate Research Scholarship from the College of Arts and Sciences for her research project using Genotyping-by-Sequencing in soybean populations. Congratulations, Liz!

  6. Ohio Soybean Council Foundation scholarship awarded to Jessica Schwartz

    Mar 8, 2012

    Congratulations to Jess for receiving a 2012-2013 graduate student scholarship from the Ohio Soybean Council Foundation!

  7. Undergraduate OARDC Seeds research grant awarded to Rhiannon Schneider

    Mar 10, 2011

    Rhiannon Schneider was awarded an undergraduate OARDC Seeds research grant to develop diagnostic markers for genes controlling resistance to Photophthora sojae (Rps genes) in soybean. Congratulations!

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