Welcome Back Cookout was a Success!
The burgers were hot, the drinks cold, and despite the cloudly and humid weather, the turnout was great! Over 400 students, faculty, and staff attended our annual Welcome Back Cookout. The cookout is a great way to celebrate the start of fall term and wel ...
Dr. Peg McMahon receives the Undergraduate Educator of the Year Award
Congratulations Dr. McMahon! Dr. Peg McMahon was awarded the Undergraduate Educator of the Year Award by the American Society for Horticultural Science. The Undergraduate Educator of the Year awarded annually by the American Society for Horticultural Sc ...
Featured Undergraduate: Phillip Floyd
Featured Undergraduate Student: Phillip Floyd Phillip Floyd does it all; he works at the Waterman Farm, is a full time student, and is in the United States Army. Phillip is a junior majoring in Sustainable Plant Systems. He originally became interested in ...
Lindsey Hoover: New Food Safety Program Coordinator
Lindsey Hoover: New Food Safety Program Coordinator Lindsey Hoover was hired in April as the new Food Safety Program Coordinator. Based in Wooster, she acts as a liaison officer between Dr. Doug Doohan, Ohio State University faculty member, and extensi ...
Four HCS Faculty Promotions
Four HCS Associate Professors have been promoted! In a June meeting of the Board of Trustees, it was announced that David Francis, Matt Keinhenz, Hannah Mathers, and Clay Sneller were promoted to full professor status. It’s rare for four promotions to tak ...
Dr. Miller and a new variety of apple in the Midwest
Ohio State's Dr. Diane Miller is working with the Midwest Apple Improvement Association (MAIA) to create a new variety of apple. MAIA has more than 140 apple growers involved in the project. The project lasted four years and had about forty apple sel ...
Two HCS Graduate students to participate in the Borlaug Summer Institute on Global Food Security
Godwill Chewachong, Matthew Kost and Brian Pace were among 35 graduate students selected from across the U.S. to participate in the Borlaug Summer Institute on Global Food Security at Purdue University, May 28-June 8, 2013. Chewachong is a Plant Patho ...
Waterman Farm growing produce for cancer survivors
The Waterman Farm has paired with the James Cancer Hospital to create the Garden of Hope. The community garden is designed for cancer survivors enrolled in the JamesCare for Life program. It allows cancer survivors to help pick produce throughout the summ ...
What's Going on with the Olentangy River?
The Invasive Plant Species Management class (HCS 5194) is a two credit hour class open to students with sophomore standing or above. The area of land the class focuses on extends from 5 Th Avenue to Lane Avenue. Since the 5 th Avenue dam was removed, th ...
Preserving the Harvest
A Monthly "How To" Home Canning Series Click HERE for flyer and registration. ...