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.
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 www.soyohio.org/scholarship.
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.”
Oct 23, 2015
Tanner Cole, a Sustainable Plant Systems major specializing in Horticulture was awarded the Earl Dedman Memorial Scholarship and the James K. Rathmell, Jr. Memorial Scholarship for Horticultural Work/Study Abroad from the American Floral Endwoment.
Oct 19, 2015
Photo: EAMON QUEENEY | DISPATCH
Jacoby Boren, a Sustainable Plant Systems: Horticulture major is an Academic All-American and a member of The Ohio State University Football team. Read more about his story in the Columbus Dispatch article: A will, a way?
Oct 16, 2015
At the 2015 Horticulture and Crop Science research retreat, Bill Rolling was awarded first prize in the category of PhD Oral Presentation for his presentation entitled "Genome-wide association analysis of partial resistance to Phytophthora sojae in soybean plant introductions form the Republic of Korea."
Sep 29, 2015
Research Specialist / Research Station Manager
The Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC)
Ashtabula Agricultural Research Station
The Research Specialist position provides leadership in management, research, and outreach coordination for research and education programs at the OARDC Ashtabula Agricultural Research Station located in Kingsville, Ohio.
Sep 4, 2015
On September 1, the Department of Horticulture and Crop Science hired a new faculty member, Dr. Alexander Lindsey. Alex started his career in Agriculture as an undergraduate at Michigan State University. When asked about what sparked his interest in the agricultural field Alex said, “I started out picking strawberries for my uncle in high school and realized how much effort went into food production. I saw first-hand the difficulties associated with farming, and thought it would be great to help find solutions to agricultural problems.
Aug 28, 2015
The Department of Horticulture and Crop Science's Weed Science specialists have produced three iBooks that are available for download from Apple's iBook store. The digital books cover topics from basic principles of weed ecology, to identifying weeds and noxious weeds of Ohio. The iBooks contain beautiful photos and videos that give the reader a comprehensive learning experience. The books are compatible with Mac computers, iPads, and iPhone. A PC/Google version will be coming soon!
Links to the books can be found below.
Aug 19, 2015
The Department of Horticulture and Crop Science has partnered with the Wexner Medical Center's Ross Heart Hospital to create a community garden. HCS staff member, Elaine Grassbaugh works with the workshops that help introduce healthy food options for patients.