May 16, 2018
OARDC SEEDS Grant Awards
The OARDC Research Enhancement Competitive Grants Program is funded by appropriations made to the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC) of The Ohio State University. The goal of the SEEDS is to foster research excellence among OARDC-supported scientists and faculty in the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences.
Apr 11, 2018
HCS graduate students, Will Hamman and Emma Matcham were each awarded $5,000 from the Ohio Soybean Council Foundation. Both Will and Emma are Masters of Science students working with Dr. Laura Lindsey. Read more about their awards here.
Apr 10, 2018
Horticulture and Crop Science PhD student, Nathan Nordstedt, was awarded this year's Altman Family Scholarship from the American Floral Endowment. The Altman Family Scholarship awards two students an award of $5,000 for one year. To learn more about the scholarship check out the American Floral Endowment's website.
Click here to read an interview with Nathan about his award.
Jan 30, 2018
HCS graduate students, Jaclyn Fiola and Nathan Nordstedt, won the grand prize for the American Floral Endowment's #FlowerLoveVideoContest. Here are Nathan's words on the experience:
Jan 16, 2018
On January 6, 2018, Dr. Chieri Kubota and her lab hosted a strawberry workshop. The workshop covered an overview of the Ohio strawberry industry and breakout sessions consisted of a lecture on off-season greenhouse production and a tour of the strawberry greenhouse.
Videos of the lectures can be found here: http://u.osu.edu/cepptlab/presentations/
Dec 8, 2017
PhD student, Andika Gunadi was named an American Society of Plant Biologists - Conviron Scholar. Andika is one of 21 students selected for this honor. From the ASPB website, the ASPB Conviron Scholars program delivers an experience intended to serve as a foundation for a career in plant science.
Nov 21, 2017
Phi Alpha Xi President, Frank Rogers and PAX Vice President Mary Kay Klenkar officiated the PAX Induction Ceremony for 11 new members. Pax Leaders and Chadwick Arboretum are hosting their annual Poinsettia Sale fundraiser, 11/29 and 11/30, 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM, Howlett Greenhouses,680 Vernon Tharp St, Columbus, OH 43210. Proceeds raised are used for PAX dues, ceremonies, guest lecture series and travel to deepen their connection to Horticulture.
Nov 13, 2017
Ohio State Attends First Bioeconomy Conference
by Casey Needham
Over 40 Student Delegates, Faculty Mentors, and Leadership Team members of the Consortium for Advanced Bioeconomy Leadership Education (CABLE) have just returned from ABLC Next, a conference dedicated to the most important issues in the bioeconomy, in San Francisco, California. Ohio State was represented by Associate Professor Leah McHale, Ph.D., and Sustainable Plant Systems major, Keeley Overmyer.
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.
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.