CFAES Diversity Catalyst Team wins 2013 Distinguished Diversity Enhancement Award
The CFAES Diversity Catalyst Team was awarded the 2013 Distinguished Diversity Enhancement Award by the University Senate Committee and the Office of Human Resources. Recognition was awarded to the Team based on demonstrated, significant commitment towar ...
CFAES Fraternity Wins William H. Hall Chapter of the Year Award
The William H. Hall Chapter of the Year Award recognizes the most outstanding fraternity at The Ohio State University. This year’s Chapter of the Year was awarded to Delta Theta Sigma (DTS) from The College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Science ...
Brewing, buying biogas: OARDC campus at Wooster now runs on 30 percent green energy
Rotten produce. Animal fat. Bad soda. Manure. OARDC's Wooster campus is going to waste. And that's a good thing. The campus is using agricultural and food-processing wastes to meet nearly a third of its 12-megawatt-hour annual electricity needs. ...
ACT Members Attend 2013 Professional Development Conference
The Agricultural Communicators of Tomorrow attended the 2013 Professional Development Conference in Fayetteville, Arkansas hosted by the University of Arkansas. Nine students from Ohio State had the opportunity to network with other students studying agri ...
OSU Students Travel to Tampa Bay Aquatic Preserves
In December 2012 a group of OSU students traveled to Tampa Bay Aquatic Preserves to work side-by-side with environmental scientists at Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) in Dunedin, FL. This partnership with DEP enabled the Florida faci ...
Growing potential: How to recruit more Latino students into agriculture
The Latinos in Agriculture Leaders Forum recently convened in San Antonio, Texas. Jamie Cano and Warren Tyler Agner attended the forum with financial support from the CFAES Professional Development Support Fund. The Leaders Forum brought together represen ...
CFAES Diversity mini-grants announced
The following individuals applied for and were selected to receive the first CFAES Diversity mini-grants. Christine Kindle, OSU Extension educator, Tuscarawas County, collaborating with Robin Bowdish, council coordinator, Tuscarawas County Family and Chil ...
Boost to brewing biogas: OARDC receives $6.5 million grant to further develop new system
OARDC has received a $6.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the U.S. Department of Energy to test and expand OARDC-developed technology that can produce biogas from a variety of solid organic wastes and bioenergy crops. Awarded thr ...
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 ...
Students Travel to AFA Leaders Conference in Kansas City
On Thursday November 1, 19 students from The Ohio State University boarded planes and made their way to Kansas City, Missouri to partake in the Agriculture Future of America (AFA) Leaders Conference. The AFA Leaders Conference provides support ...