The World of Plants
HCS 2200 Study of the cultivation, environmental, genetic, and social/cultural factors which influence the sustainable production of plants for food, fiber, ornamental and recreational uses. This course is available for EM credit. GE nat sci bio course. G ...
HCS 5890 This course uses case studies and discussion to provide students with an appreciation of the process involved in solving turfgrass problems at the managerial level. Using real-life scenarios, students will learn to recognize problems, analyze pro ...
Vegetable Crop Production and Physiology
HCS 5450 A physiological and ecological study of the principal vegetable crop species grown for processing and fresh market use. The impacts of integrated crop management and other production systems on vegetable yields and quality are also considered. Pr ...
Battle for the Belt: Episode 4
Episode 4 of Battle for the Belt is now available: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dPPaWVMYmoQ I n Episode 4, Dr. Kelley Tilmon, Field Crop Entomologist, discusses the effect of planting date on slugs as well as some management tactics that can help to al ...
Cressleaf groundsel scouting
Much of the state is still wet and waiting for dry conditions to resume field activities. Scouting for weeds now can help spot any issues and plan for spring burndown programs. By late spring, it’s not uncommon to see many fields covered in yellow flowers ...
HCS 4520 The objective of this course is to introduce plants that have medicinal uses, the active constituents in the plants, and their biological effects. This course highlights plants, and their biologically active constituents, that are utilized for ai ...
Sustainable Agriculture Practical Experience
HCS 2307 This course will introduce students to basic theory, practical skills, and tools associated with small-scale sustainable agriculture and farm enterprises. Topics will include soil management, tools and infrastructure, crop management, weed and pe ...
Warmer Weather Ahead
APRIL April is forecast to be warmer than normal with some typical swings. Those swings will still bring periods of windy weather for the first half of April. Normal high temperatures are now 55 northeast Ohio to 60 southwest Ohio. Expect above normal tem ...
Becoming a Certified Crop Adviser and OSU Extension Online Exam Prep Course
Why become a Certified Crop Adviser (CCA)? Being certified adds credibility and shows you are serious about the agronomic profession. When you become certified, you join more than 13,000 of your peers in North America's largest, most recognized agric ...
OSU Extension Seeks a Next Assistant Director for Agriculture and Natural Resources
Ohio State University Extension is seeking applicants for our next Assistant Director, Agriculture and Natural Resources. The Assistant Director is responsible for the leadership of Ohio State University Extension's Agriculture and Natural Resources ...