Department of Horticulture and Crop Science

The Department of Horticulture and Crop Science faculty & staff are committed to providing an excellent educational experience for you. We offer in depth learning experiences, scientific discovery, research opportunities, and respected academics for both undergraduates & graduate students - If you're interested in Controlled Environment AgricultureSustainable AgricultureAgroecology, Agronomy, Horticulture, Plant BiosciencesTurfgrass Science or Professional Golf Management we have the program, cutting edge research & extension teams perfect for you. Come grow with us!


  • Jeff Boll, Alumnus Class of 2008

    Jeff is an Athletic Grounds Specialist here at The Ohio State University. Check out how a turf background set him up for a successful career...

  • Rachel smiling in a field of pennycress in a grey HCS polo.

    As part of the Cultivator program, she'll be heading to Kona, Hawaii this January to participate in the semi-annual round table meeting. Check out what Rachel had to say about the program and her time as a graduate student in our department so far...

  • Dr. Cornish smiling in a greenhouse full of natural rubber.

    The Charles Goodyear Medal is presented by the Rubber Division of the American Chemical Society and is the society's top honor, recognizing significant developments made towards improving the rubber industry. Fortunately, Dr. Cornish had a moment to shed some insight into industry...


Episode 30: Soybean Yield Estimates
Battle for the Belt: Episode 30
Episode 29: Get Your Combine Harvest-Ready
Battle for the Belt: Episode 29