May 22, 2015
Stephanie Verhoff was selected as one of two 2015 United Soybean Board Fellowship recipients. The United Soybean Board (USB) Fellowship promotes graduate education in the area of Plant Sciences, emphasizing the development of improved soybean varieties, understanding soybean genetics, and developing improved ways to grow and use soybeans. The fellowship provides a $25,000 annual stipend to the student for up to four years.
May 19, 2015
Sustainable Plant Systems major, Nathan Detwiler is one of the Recipients of 2015 The Katharine M. Grosscup Scholarships in Public Horticulture!
Nathan's profile from the Garden Club of America website:
May 18, 2015
Three proposals from Horticulture and Crop Science graduate students were accepted at the SEEDS Graduate Proposal Competition.
May 15, 2015
Vivian (co-advised by Kristin Mercer) and Nathan (Esther van der Knaap's lab) were awarded a grant from OARDC SEEDS in support of their proposal entitiled, "Finding the genetic basis of use traits and climate adaptations in chile peppers (Capsicum spp.) of southern Mexico."
May 14, 2015
Soybean research synergy maximizing checkoff dollars
May 14, 2015
By Matt Reese and Ty Higgins
Ohio's Country Journal / Ohio Ag Net
Though it may seem counterproductive for one researcher to breed soybeans and another researcher to kill them, it is exactly this unique synergy of efforts that is taking place to benefit the profitability of Ohio soybean growers.
Apr 28, 2015
Apr 17, 2015
Survey for Online and Blended Academic Class Offerings
We hope your spring semester is wrapping up nicely for you. Before you take off for great summer adventures, we would like to ask 10 minutes of your time to help us as we continue growing our online and blended academic class offerings, and continuing education (professional development) opportunities. Our College has committed to developing innovative online learning opportunities as we build our global land grant impact.
Apr 17, 2015
Syngenta Agricultural Scholarship
Apr 2, 2015
Staff from the Department of Horticulture & Crop Science have been working with a local elementary school to develop a landscape club. The club is designed so that kids learn about plants and their importance in our lives. Each week Pamela Sherratt is a guest lecturer at Colerain Elementary with the Columbus City Schools. She works with 5th grade science teacher Mr. Robert Owens, who started the program. Plants have been donated by OSU Chadwick Horticulturalist, Kathy Burkholder, and local garden centers.
Mar 30, 2015
The Master Gardeners of Union County, Ohio is a volunteer group helping OSU Extension to educate and assist the community in horticultural pursuits. A scholarship in the amount of $1000 will be awarded to one applicant. Only one scholarship will be awarded per year. Applicants are eligible to apply in future years.
Residency/School: The applicant must be