Congratulations to Eric Billman, 2012 Golden Opportunities Scholar

Feb. 21, 2013

Congratulations to Eric Billman, who was selected as a 2012 Golden Opportunities Scholar by the Crops Science Society of America (CSSA), American Society of Agronomy (ASA) and Soil Science Society of America (SSSA). There were 20 Scholars selected from within North and central America based on their academic achievements and interest in agronomy, crop and soil sciences. The Golden Opportunity Scholars program encourages talented students to study agronomy, crop and soil sciences while cultivating networks to develop the necessary workforce to sustain the profession.

Ten students win awards at the 2012 Graduate Research Retreat

Oct. 19, 2012

Ten HCS graduate students won awards at the Research Retreat on October 12 and 13 in Columbus. Sixteen students made oral presentations and 10 displayed posters describing results of their research on topics ranging from molecular genetics to food safety to medicinal plants.
The Retreat was organized and conducted by graduate students and was funded in part by contributions from industry and other stakeholders.

Rohanna will Go Far!

Oct. 8, 2012

Rachel Rohanna (Agribusiness/Turfgrass) is a senior and one of the best golfers at The Ohio State University. It is expected that at the end of her studies she will become a professional golfer, though she also has a grain farm that she runs with her fiance.  A campus newspaper ran a nice article about her that you can read here.

Undergrad Represents Ohio at National Convention

Oct. 8, 2012

Sustainable Plant Systems Major Colin Barclay has been selected to represent the State of Ohio at the National FFA Organization (formerly Future Farmers of America). Colin is the state candidate for the role of National Officer within the organization. It is a huge honor to be selected and if chosen he will be taking a year away from his studies to fulfill Officer duties.


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