1. Dr. Emma Matcham standing in a gap in the soil

    HCS Alumni Spotlight: Dr. Emma Grace Matcham

    Jun 9, 2022

    Emma graduated from HCS with an MS degree in 2019. Today, she's an Assistant Professor at the University of Florida focused on Nutrient-Cycling Agroecology. She shares how her career is going + some advice for students looking for their first job.

  2. Dr. Claudio Pasian in an Ohio Wildflower Field

    Why Dr. Claudio Pasian (HCS Retiree) Returns to Teach One Course Each Fall

    May 20, 2022

    Get to know a bit more about Dr. Claudio Pasian, his time here at OSU HCS & why he feels so passionate about HCS 3380 – that not even retiring in 2019 could stop him from teaching it each Fall...

  3. Custom Floral Arrangement Designed by Emma Bilbrey

    HCS Alumni Spotlight: Emma Bilbrey

    May 13, 2022

    Emma Bilbrey graduated from HCS with a masters degree in 2020. Today, Emma owns & runs Hickory Hills Flower Farm. She shares all about owning her own business, her time here at HCS + some great advice for students considering graduate school.

  4. Dr. Gardner holding his Outstanding Service to Students Award

    Dr. Gardner Wins Outstanding Service to Students Award

    May 4, 2022

    HCS professor, Dr. Gardner, specializes in turfgrass science, he is the faculty advisor to the OSU Turf Club, as well as being actively involved in the Turf Industry both locally & nationally. Luckily, he had a moment to discuss what this achievement means to him...

  5. Ohio Stadium Turf

    Turfgrass Science Summer Camp is Back!

    Apr 28, 2022

    This camp is an interdisciplinary collaboration of OSU's STEM faculty & staff, with activities also developed in partnership with local golf & sports teams. Middle schoolers will learn in a fun outdoor setting & explore questions at the intersection of sports & plant sciences.

  6. Researching Floriculture in the Wooster Greenhouse

    NIFA Grant Awarded to HCS Professor - Dr. Michelle Jones

    Apr 22, 2022

    This NIFA grant will be for research based on “Plant Growth Promoting Rhizobacteria: A Sustainable Technology to Manage Fertilizer Use Efficiency in Controlled Environment Agriculture”.

  7. Daniel Quiroz Moreno Headshot

    Daniel Quiroz Moreno Selected as a 2022 RStudio Diversity Scholar

    Apr 19, 2022

    HCS PhD student, Daniel Quiroz Moreno, was selected as 1 of 50 worldwide RStudio Diversity Scholars to attend the RStudio conference in 2022!

  8. Dean Kress Presenting at the 2022 CFAES Awards

    2022 CFAES Award Winners

    Apr 6, 2022

    Our department was overjoyed to have 5 of our very own receive CFAES Awards this year! Each of our award winners took the time to let us know how impactful receiving their award was; as well as give us an update on their accomplishments that contributed towards their awards.

  9. Grace Cornell - HCS Senior

    What’s next for Grace Cornell – HCS Class of 2022

    Apr 5, 2022

    Grace Cornell is graduating this Spring, luckily she had some time to tell us about her experience here at OSU HCS & let us know about the exciting career she will be embarking on in just a few short weeks – at the Marion Microfarm Project!

  10. Claudia sitting on a rock infront of crystal clear ocean

    What an HCS education means to me – Claudia Winslett's Story

    Mar 25, 2022

    Claudia Winslett was recently an HCS Sustainable Plant Systems major. During one of her last semesters she created a project focused on a sustainable fruit farm. Currently she is in Puerto Rico turning her project into a reality.