1. students enrolled in the Sports Turf Management course

    Students in HCS 3370 renovate local baseball field

    Sep 22, 2017

    A group of students in HCS 3370: Sports Turf Management renovated the Upper Arlington High School baseball field on Wednesday, September 20, 2017. The project, developed by course instructor Pam Sherratt, gives students an opportunity for hands-on experience in maintenance and repair techniques vital to their future careers in turfgrass science and sports field management. The students worked with turfgrass expert, Matt Williams (OARDC Research Operations), to measure the baseball field, repair and finish the pitcher’s mound. This is the eleventh year of this hands-on project.

  2. Dr. Katrina Cornish wins the AE Thompson Award

    Sep 18, 2017

    Dr. Katrina Cornish has been awarded the A. E. Thompson Career Achievement Award by the Association for the Advancement of Industrial Crops. ​This award was established to honor Dr. A.E. (Tommy) Thompson for his many achievements and lasting contributions to the AAIC and the development of industrial crops and products. This award is given to a person who throughout his or her career has made significant contributions to the development and/or utilization of industrial crops and/or products.

  3. Nathan Nordstedt wins Richard T. Meister Scholarship

    Jul 27, 2017

    Horticutlure and Crop Science graduate student, Nathan Nordstedt, was awarded the Richard T. Meister Scholarship from the American Floral Endowment. The scholarship is for $3,900. Nathan is a Ph.D. student studying molecular biology of floriculture crops. Read more about Nathan's award here

    Congratulations Nathan! 

  4. Photo of Andika and Eric

    HCS Graduate students win awards at annual meeting of the Society for In Vitro Biology

    Jun 21, 2017

    Two Horticulture and Crop Science graduate students won awards at the 2017 annual meeting of the Society for In Vitro Biology in Raleigh, North Carolina. 

    Andika Gunadi received first place in the graduate student oral competition for a presentation titled: "Soybean (Glycine max) Promoter Characterization through CRISPRi”

    Eric Dean received second place in the graduate student poster competition for a presentation titled: "A Soybean Glycinin Promoter Drives High Cotyledon-enhanced Expression in Both Somatic and Zygotic Embryos"

  5. HCS Undergraduate, Keeley Overmyer receives Greenfield Scholars award

    Jun 12, 2017

    Keeley Overmyer has received a Greenfield Scholars award for 2017 from the American Society of Agronomy.

  6. Ph.D. student Kaylee South wins 2017 Paul Ecke, Jr. Scholarship

    Apr 20, 2017

    HCS student, Kaylee South, was awarded the 2017 Paul Ecke Jr. Scholarship, a $10,000 scholarship through the American Floral Endowment. Kaylee is pursuing her Ph.D. in agriculture and is researching botrytis in floriculture crops.

    To learn more about Kaylee's award check out the American Floral Endowment website

  7. Dr. Katrina Cornish featured in the Wall Street Journal

    Mar 17, 2017

    Dr. Katrina Cornish and her research on making rubber from food waste was featured in the Wall Street Journal. View the video here


  8. Congratulations Lexi Heger, new CFAES Ambassador

    Mar 1, 2017

    Freshman Lexi Heger was selected to join the CFAES Ambassador team on February 27, 2017. Lexi is a Sustainable Plant Systems major with a specialization in Horticulture. The CFAES Ambassadors are the face of the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences. They interact with prospective students, families, donors, and alumni. Ambassadors also serve as liaisons to the Ohio State student body to help increase awareness about our college. They are encouraged to become involved in industry relating to their area of study.

  9. Lin Jin awarded the 2017 Williams E. Krauss Director's Award for Excellence in Graduate Research

    Feb 28, 2017

    Horticulture and Crop Science PhD student, Lin Jin was awarded the William E.

  10. Student Spotlight: Steven Shavel

    Jan 18, 2017

    Student Spotlight: Steven Shavel 

    Major: Sustainable Plant Systems

    Specialization: Turfgrass Science

    Rank: Senior

    On January 15, 2017, Steven Shavel was awarded an ONLA Phil Kozel Memorial Scholarship. Steven received the Ohio Turfgrass Foundation award in December 2016. Steven has also won scholarships from Columbus District of Golf, Northern Ohio Golf Course Superintendents Association, and the Central Ohio Golf Course Superintendents Association.