Growers increase odds of yield loss the longer corn sits in fields
'COLUMBUS, Ohio- While some growers may choose to let corn dry in the field, the longer the corn sits, the greater potential it has for yield loss, according to a field crop expert with Ohio State University's College of Food, Agricultural, and ...
Frost increases chance of prussic acid poisoning in livestock; forage testing available
Frost increases chance of prussic acid poisoning in livestock; forage testing available "COLUMBUS, Ohio- With the frost that hit the region in recent days, the potential for prussic acid poisoning in livestock is likely on the mind of many producers. ...
New Course Announcement!
There's a new course in town! Sign up for Introduction to Crop Biochemistry for Spring 2014. HCS 5194: Introduction to Crop Biochemistry Instructor: Joshua Blakeslee Time: Tuesdays and Thursdays 11:10 AM-12:30 PM Room assignment: Kottman 333 (Colum ...
'Weed from hell'- HCS is in the Dispatch!
'A fast-growing super weed that has destroyed soybean and cotton fields in southern states is popping up in Ohio, alarming researchers and agriculture groups who fear its spread. It’s called “Palmer amaranth,” and commonly used herbicides such as Rou ...
HCS in the news!
Check out these articles about HCS faculty research! Ohio State researchers clone a gene that regulates fruit size in vegetable, fruit crops "Esther van der Knaap, a geneticist with the university's College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmen ...
2013 Employee Service and Achievement Award
Horticulture and Crop Science staff member Jennifer Moyseenko has been awarded the 2013 OARDC Outstanding Staff Award. Congratulations Jennifer! For more award recipients, click here for the full article. View Jennifer Moyseenko's staff bio here. ...
Ohio State’s First Green Roof Makes Debut
Ohio State’s first publicly accessible green roof is open to visitors at Howlett Hall on the campus of the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences. The green roof, or rooftop garden, is part of the university’s Chadwick Arboretum and Lea ...
http://cornishlab.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/ Dr. Katrina Cornish ...
"An Evening Garden Affair"
The Hardin County Men’s Garden Club with the assistance of the Hardin County Master Gardeners, is sponsoring “An Evening Garden Affair” on Monday evening June 22nd at the Friendship Gardens of Hardin County, located at 960 Kohler Street in Kenton. The p ...
New Scholarship Opportunities
Attention SPS majors! There is a new scholarship offered by the Garden Writers Association Foundation. The offer is for SPS students with a Horticulture, Plant Science (so Agronomy, Turfgrass, and Landscape Design and Management can still apply!) or Jour ...