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Scores of Tomato Lovers Descend Upon WC's Tomato Paradise

Monday, August 18, 2014

A little rain didn’t dampen the spirits of tomato aficionados or even casual fans of summer’s favorite fruit as several hundred attended the fifth annual Tomadah Paradah Saturday (Aug. 16) at Wilmington College’s Academic Farm.

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Fifth Tomadah Paradah to Feature Nearly 200 Varieties of Tomatoes

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

While a cool summer has affected the growing season of some types of tomatoes, visitors can expect to see — and have an opportunity to taste — more than 175 varieties at Saturday’s (Aug. 16) fifth annual Tomadah Paradah.

Tomatoes Ready to Take Center Stage at Fifth 'Tomadah Paradah'

Thursday, July 24, 2014

A veritable parade of tomatoes in a rainbow of colors and myriad of shapes, sizes and tastes will be featured Aug. 16 at the fifth annual Tomadah Paradah, from 5 to 7 p.m., at the Wilmington College Academic Farm, 1594 Fife Ave.

Construction Underway on Center for the Sciences and Agriculture

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Wilmington College’s $13 million expansion and renovation project that will become the Center for the Sciences and Agriculture is underway and on track for completion and occupancy in summer 2015.

Food Symposium Featured on Town Hall Ohio

Monday, May 19, 2014

Wilmington College's Food Symposium is the main topic of discussion on a recent edition of the radio program "Town Hall Ohio."

Exam Week Goes to the Dogs

Thursday, May 8, 2014

Wilmington College students had an opportunity to deal with the stress of this week’s (May 5-8) final exams and semester-ending papers and projects with a little help from man’s best friend.

WC Honors 'Best and Brightest' at Student Recognition Ceremony

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Wilmington College honored juniors and seniors for academic achievement and leadership activities April 28 at its 33rd annual Student Recognition Ceremony.

'Food and Farm Icon' Joel Salatin to Keynote 5th Food Symposium

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Fresh food advocate and author Joel Salatin will provide the keynote address at Wilmington College’s 2014 Food Symposium April 23 under the theme “Beyond Nutrition: Rethinking Our Relationship with Food.”

Food Symposium Offering $500 in Prizes for Cake-Baking Competition

Friday, April 4, 2014

On the heels of last year’s hugely successful pie-baking contest, this year’s Food Symposium April 23 at Wilmington College will give bakers and ameteur pastry chefs an opportunity to showcase their favorite cakes.

WC Lands 'Food and Farm Icon' Joel Salatin for April Food Symposium

Thursday, March 27, 2014

Fresh food advocate and author Joel Salatin will provide the keynote address at Wilmington College’s 2014 Food Symposium April 23 under the theme “Beyond Nutrition: Rethinking Our Relationship with Food.

1,000-plus Compete in WC Aggies' 56th Livestock Judging Contest

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

More than 1,000 high school students from around Ohio and neighboring states honed their skills at agronomy and judging swine, sheep, equine and beef and dairy cattle Wednesday (Feb. 19) at the Wilmington College Aggies’ 56th annual Livestock Judging Contest.

WC 'Writing a New Chapter' with Ambitious Building Project

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Friday afternoon’s (Jan. 24) groundbreaking ceremony for the Center for the Sciences and Agriculture represents a milestone in the nearly 144-year history of Wilmington College.

Agriculture Policy Class Presents Its Own Farm Bill to Congress

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

The lack of a comprehensive Farm Bill to pass the U.S. Congress gave the Agricultural Policy class at Wilmington College a golden opportunity — to create one themselves and present it to U.S. Rep. Steve Stivers (R-15th District).

Ohio Farm Bureau Names Monte Anderson 'Ag Educator-of-the-Year'

Wednesday, December 4, 2013

The Ohio Farm Bureau Federation selected Wilmington College’s Monte Anderson as “Agriculture Educator-of-the-Year” for 2013.

Wilmington College Faculty Horsing Around at Equine Barn

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

More than two-dozen members of Wilmington College’s faculty gained insight into Ronald Reagan famous quotation, “There’s nothing so good for the inside of a man as the outside of a horse.”

Farm Credit Grant to Help Fund Ag Classroom

Wednesday, October 9, 2013

When you think of agricultural schools, small, Quaker liberal arts colleges don't typically come to mind. But Wilmington College in southwest Ohio is proof that you don't have to be big to be good.

Fifth Annual Farm-to-Table Dinner to Benefit Grow Food, Grow Hope

Thursday, August 29, 2013

Wilmington College and Sodexo Campus Services are co-sponsoring the fifth annual Farm-to-Table Dinner to benefit Grow Food, Grow Hope Sept. 12, at 5:30 p.m., at the new pavilion near the Friends of Hope Community Gardens off Quaker Way across the street from WC’s Pyle Student Center.

Hundreds of Tomato Lovers Flock to 4th 'Tomadah Paradah'

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Tomatoes — southwest Ohio’s favorite summer fruit — took center stage Saturday (Aug. 17) as hundreds flocked to Wilmington College’s academic farm for the fourth annual Tomadah Paradah sponsored by WC’s Agriculture Department and Swindler & Sons Florists.

College Implements 4-Credit Hour System

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Students are experiencing wide-ranging changes in their academic curriculum designed to broaden their knowledge and skill sets. Starting this fall semester, the College has implemented a four credit hour system and begun a new general education curriculum that utilizes infused skills.

Tomatoes Ready to Take Center Stage at Fourth 'Tomadah Paradah'

Friday, August 9, 2013

A veritable parade of tomatoes in a rainbow of colors and myriad of shapes, sizes and tastes will be featured Saturday (Aug. 17) at the fourth annual Tomadah Paradah, from 6 to 8 p.m., at the Wilmington College Farm at 1594 Fife Ave.

Middleton Starts Graduate Research Assistantship at Virginia Tech

Friday, July 19, 2013

2013 graduate Amanda Jo Middleton of Wilmington began earlier this month a graduate research assistantship with Virginia Tech’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.

4th Annual Tomadah Paradah Set for Aug. 17

Monday, June 24, 2013

Wilmington College and Swindler & Sons Garden Center are growing more than 200 varieties of tomatoes in preparation for the fourth annual Tomadah Paradah (“Parade of Tomatoes”) Aug. 17, from 6 to 8 p.m., at WC’s farm on Fife Ave.

2013 Ag Graduate Selected for National Agronomy Award

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Amanda Middleton earned recognition as WC’s top student in agriculture/agronomy and had those credentials endorsed on a national level as the American Society of Agronomy honored her with its 2013 National Student Recognition Award.

College Establishes Academic Minor in Sustainability

Friday, April 12, 2013

Wilmington College has established a new minor, Sustainability, that will officially debut in fall 2013. It features an interdisciplinary curriculum with 12 hours in agriculture courses and a dozen hours of electives, from across the academic spectrum, designed to dovetail with a student’s career interests.

Agriculture Honor Society Inducts 54 New Members

Sunday, April 7, 2013

Wilmington College’s chapter of the national agricultural honor society Delta Tau Alpha inducted 54 new members during ceremonies April 3.

College Receives $7,000 Grant from Monsanto Company to Fund Student Research Travel

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Wilmington College was awarded a grant from the Monsanto Company, to fund travel for five students and two instructors attending the International Undergraduate Research Symposium (IURS) to be held at Tarlac State University in the Philippines.

Upcoming Events

Sixth Annual Farm-to-Table Benefit Dinner
Thursday, September 18
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

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