Hometown: Mendon, Ohio
B.S., Agronomy, Department of Horticulture and Crop Science, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, 2001
Todd E. Hicks started his career in the Dept. of Plant Pathology as a student researcher from 1997- 2001. He received his bachelor of science degree in Agronomy in 2001 from The Ohio State University and assumed the role in the turfgrass pathology lab he continues today. His role is to coordinate the turfgrass pathology fungicide and bio control evaluation program. He serves as primary contact for our chemical and industry representatives. He has supervised our seasonal field workers, mentored graduate students, and undergraduate students working on specials projects in the lab. He coordinates the turfgrass education and demonstration plots at the Farm Science Review. He also conducts diagnostic visits, presents educational lectures, writes articles, and helps teach the turfgrass pathology class.