1. Announcing the 2023 Ohio International Intern Program (TOP) Fellowship Recipients

    May 9, 2024

    Ohio International Intern Program (TOP) Fellowship Announces 2023 Recipients

    Ohio International Intern Program (TOP) is proud to announce Dahee (South Korea) and Lucas (Brazil) as the recipients of the prestigious 2023 TOP Fellowship. These exceptional alumni excelled during their TOP internships and share a deep commitment to advancing sustainable agriculture.


  2. Ohio International Intern Program (TOP) Cultivates International Horticultures at Cultivate'21

    Apr 18, 2022

    Cultivate is one of the largest annual national horticulture industry conferences/trade shows in the US, hosted by AmericanHort in Columbus, OH. For over a decade, Ohio International Intern Program (TOP), has exhibited at this conference and has represented CFAES.  This year, TOP’s booth was placed together with the Agricultural Technical Institute (ATI) thus raising the profile of CFAES. 
    Annually, Ohio International Intern Program (TOP) arranges 5 days of special educational and social-cultural events towards the professional development of their international horticulture interns during Cultivate. Interns network with their peers and industry professionals, as a group and individually, attend educational sessions, and join various social-cultural events. Nine interns from four countries came to Columbus a few days before the event started, volunteering to help AmericanHort staff and members set up decorations.

  3. Your Internship, Your Story - winners announced

    Oct 21, 2019

    Thank you all for participating in the “Your Internship, Your Story” project sponsored by TOP horticulture and Syngenta. We announced this contest shortly after Cultivate.

    We are very happy to now publicly declare the winners:

    1st place and $250 prize go to Luis Gustavo Tosi Costa (Brazil).

    Jane Kapenda (Zambia) and Sergio Leguia Vargas (Peru) are receiving $125 each.

  4. Cultivate 2019

    Ohio Program Interns at Cultivate 2019

    Aug 21, 2019



  5. Donald Xu with Mike Chrisman and Yining Zhang

    Biomin Inc visit The Ohio Program in Columbus, OH

    Mar 8, 2019

    Dr. Donald Xu, Dairy Business Director at Biomin China, visited The Ohio Program office in Columbus, OH on March 1. Dr. Xu discussed Biomin's business performance in 2018, especially their new plant in Wuxi, China. Program Director Mike Chrisman and Coordinator Yining Zhang introduced The Ohio Program's success during last year, especially dairy internship program expension. With Biomin Inc's sponsorship, 20 interns joined the 2018 World Daiy Expo in Madison, WI. The Ohio Program invited Dr. Xu and Mr.

  6. Recording available - Fifty shades of green webinar with Koppert Biological Systems

    Feb 25, 2019

    If you missed the fun and interactivity we had on Saturday during our 50 Shares of Green webinar, check the recording here. This was a fascinating session about bio-controls and the growth of this industry. Very informative and we had so many great questions from the audience. Join us LIVE next time!

  7. Plants

    Syngenta Project Results Announced

    Nov 26, 2018

    Dear Interns,

    During Cultivate, together with Syngenta we announced a voluntary project for all hort interns.

    About 20 interns registered with 8 finishing the project. We promised $1700 to split between those that in the best way perform the experiment, follow guidelines and present the results.

  8. TOP Dairy Group Photo

    Experience 2018 World Dairy Expo

    Oct 11, 2018

    World Dairy Expo (WDE) is held annually at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison, WI. It's the largest and most important dairy cattle show in North America, and also a great place to see newest technologies for dairy industry. This year, 70,000 visitors from 97 countries got together here.

  9. Webinar Vertical Farming - free to TOP interns

    Oct 3, 2018


    October 11, 19.30 hrs CEST, Jungle Talks will be hosting a Masterclass on vertical farming, featuring Codema Systems. Commercial director Gideon de Jager will share his vision on the current, international developments in this field and the future outlook. Will vertical farming become a sound alternative in healthy and sustainable food production? Or are there too many obstacles to realize this vision?

  10. 2018 World Dairy Expo TOP-Dairy Group Registration Note

    Aug 30, 2018

    To all dairy interns/trainees,


    Join TOP Dairy Group for World Dairy Expo
    The Leading Dairy Event in the world

    October 2-6, 2018  Madison, WI  USA

    What will you experience?