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  1. National Scholarship Awards to two OSU Graduate Students

    Jun 28, 2016

    National Scholarship Awards to OSU Students
    By: Imed Dami

  2. 2016 CFAES Recognition Program and Banquet

    Apr 27, 2016

    Three students and one faculty member in the Department of Horticulture and Crop Science won awards at the CFAES Recognition Program and Banquet on April 7, 2016. The Recognition Program celebrate students, faculty, and staff from the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences. The awards are as follows: 

  3. Dr. Katrina Cornish elected as National Academy of Inventors Fellow!

    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.

  4. Ohio Soybean Council Foundation Scholarship

    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

  5. "Grower of the Year" and "Winemaker of the Year"

    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.”

  6. American Floral Endowment Scholarship Awarded to HCS student

    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. 

  7. A great article about Sustainable Plant Systems major, Jacoby Boren.

    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?
  8. Bill and Vivian win first prizes for their presentations at the HCS research retreat!

    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."

  9. Research Specialist Position Available

    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.

  10. Welcome Dr. Alexander Lindsey!

    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.