1. Wanderson in the Rye cover crop in Wooster, Ohio

    Wanderson Novais Receives ASA Scholarship

    Jul 20, 2022

    Wanderson Novais (HCS PhD student - advised by Dr. Alex Lindsey) just received the Nelson Yield-Limiting Factors Graduate Student Scholarship from the American Society of Agronomy (ASA)...

  2. Rachael Cline on the field of Austin FC

    HCS Alumni Spotlight: Rachael Cline

    Jul 20, 2022

    Rachael graduated in 2021 after studying Turfgrass Science (a specialization of our Sustainable Plant Systems Major). Today, she's the Assistant Groundskeeper at Austin FC - a role she landed directly out of undergrad.

  3. Cartoon people in the background of an announcement stating Spring 2022 Dean's List with the OSU logo

    Spring 2022 Dean's List

    Jul 15, 2022

    48 Horticulture & Crop Science Undergraduates majoring in Sustainable Plant Systems & Sustainable Agriculture made the Spring 2022 Dean's List!

  4. Dr. Essman posing next to a giant weed found out in a farmer's field

    Dr. Essman's Journey from Undergrad Employee to Visiting Assistant Professor

    Jul 7, 2022

    Dr. Essman specializes in weed science & will be helping with lectures, extension & research in her new role. She gave us some great insights onto her journey so far... 

  5. Fabiano (center) receives the inaugural TOP fellowship from Mike Chrisman (left) & Mike O'Keeffe (right)

    Fabiano Colet Receives Inaugural TOP Fellowship

    Jul 1, 2022

    Fabiano has had a busy few months, he received his Master’s this May & just won the inaugural TOP (The Ohio Program) Fellowship! This fellowship will help him greatly as he pursues his PhD under the advisement of Dr. Laura Lindsey.

  6. Bulldog Mascot & Brutus (OSU Mascot) Point at the Camera

    Bringing Our Turfgrass Educational Opportunities to Wilberforce University

    Jun 30, 2022

    We have a new & exciting partnership with Wilberforce University - that will allow us to offer turfgrass educational opportunities to their students beginning this fall!

  7. Dr. Michael Dzakovich conducting research in his lab

    HCS Alumni Spotlight: Dr. Michael Dzakovich

    Jun 27, 2022

    Michael graduated from HCS with a PhD in 2020. Today, he's a Researcher at the USDA Agriculture Research Service. Learn about how he became involved in horticulture + great advice for students considering a governmental career

  8. 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.

  9. 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...

  10. 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.