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.
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:
Three proposals from Horticulture and Crop Science graduate students were accepted at the SEEDS Graduate Proposal Competition.
Soybean research synergy maximizing checkoff dollars
May 14, 2015
By Matt Reese and Ty Higgins
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.
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.
Syngenta Agricultural Scholarship
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.
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