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  1. A better tool in the toolbox: New project will bolster Ohio's Phosphorus Risk Index

    https://students.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/better-tool-in-the-toolbox-new-project-will-bolster-ohios-phosphorus-risk-index

    Grand Lake St. Marys has lost an estimated $60-80 million in tourism due to harmful algae blooms. And in 2011, algae blooms covered 990 square miles of Lake Erie's surface area, the largest in the lake's history. Phosphorus is the pollutant most ...

  2. New testing method could make phosphorus monitoring cheaper, faster

    https://students.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/new-testing-method-could-make-phosphorus-monitoring-cheaper-faster

    Phosphorus is usually at the forefront of concerns about the health of Lake Erie. While watershed managers never stop searching for ways to reduce phosphorus input, they also need to be able to monitor current levels easily and cost-effectively. Chris Spi ...

  3. Swamp's reach growing: Improvements will ramp up programs, impact

    https://students.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/swamps-reach-growing-improvements-will-ramp-programs-impact

    Ohio State University's renowned  Schiermeier Olentangy River Wetland Research Park,  which opened its doors 20 years ago, is now in the process of opening them wider. The 52-acre Columbus facility is undergoing $75,000 in renovations to its main tea ...

  4. Second Annual Student Council Pumpkin Carving Contest

    https://students.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/second-annual-student-council-pumpkin-carving-contest

    Students come together for fall festivities in celebration of their college and friendly competition amongst student organizations. The 2012 College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences annual fall social was held October 25 this year. The ev ...

  5. Growing numbers: CFAES enrollment up 3.3 percent

    https://students.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/growing-numbers-cfaes-enrollment-33-percent

      Attracting more students and creating a diverse population of undergraduate and graduate students each year has always been one of CFAES's goals, and this year is no exception. Comparing autumn enrollment numbers from 2011 to 2012, undergraduate en ...

  6. Grow your own lettuce in space? Students, researchers build system for NASA

    https://students.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/grow-your-own-lettuce-in-space-students-researchers-build-system-for-nasa

    Say you're on Mars and you fancy a salad. Unless the Curiosity rover can make an unexpected find of fresh romaine somewhere on the dusty Red Planet, you're looking at a nine-month trip to the nearest produce aisle on Earth. A better option? Grow ...

  7. ATI dedicates new beef cattle handling facility

    https://students.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/ati-dedicates-new-beef-cattle-handling-facility

    ATI livestock student Emily Painter, pictured right, wielded the scissors at the ribbon cutting for  ATI's new beef cattle handling facility  on Oct. 12. About 100 people attended the program, which showcased the Temple Grandin-designed facility to t ...

  8. Stone Lab to partner with BGSU on STEM-related grant

    https://students.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/stone-lab-partner-with-bgsu-stem-related-grant

    Ohio Sea Grant  and  Stone Laboratory  are partnering with Bowling Green State University on a five-year National Science Foundation project that focuses on teacher professional development and student engagement in science.  Led by BGSU's Northwest ...

  9. Driven to succeed: OARDC-industry partnership is creating new jobs

    https://students.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/driven-succeed-oardc-industry-partnership-is-creating-new-jobs

    Ohio State President E. Gordon Gee liked what he saw at the Mansfield, Ohio, factory, which was turning a syrupy mix of crop and biodiesel wastes into polyurethane foam. But he was more fascinated by the story of how the factory came to be, in which an Oh ...

  10. Ohio allocates $6M to rebuild 'the core of our bioenergy and bioproducts research'

    https://students.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/ohio-allocates-6m-rebuild-the-core-our-bioenergy-and-bioproducts-research

    The state of Ohio's Office of Budget and Management has allocated $6 million in emergency funds to assist with the reconstruction of a building at OARDC that was severely damaged by the Sept. 16, 2010, tornado that struck the Wooster campus. The anno ...

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