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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 2012 Professional Development Night- Find Your Fit!

    https://students.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/2012-professional-development-night-find-your-fit

    The College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences hosted the 10 th annual Professional Development night in the Ohio Union Performance hall on October 9, 2012. A total of 239 students, faculty, staff, and industry representatives were in atten ...

  6. Coming soon: This year's Wayne County Farm Tour will stop twice at ATI

    https://students.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/coming-soon-years-wayne-county-farm-tour-will-stop-twice-ati

    The annual Wayne County Farm Tour attracts thousands of visitors each year, and this year, some of those visitors will have the opportunity see Ohio State ATI's  Equine Center  and new cattle handling facility. The ATI sites are two of eight stops in ...

  7. Keys to reducing H3N2v flu risk? Public awareness, keeping sick pigs away from fairs

    https://students.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/keys-reducing-h3n2v-flu-risk-public-awareness-keeping-sick-pigs-away-from-fairs

    Better education regarding the nature of influenza viruses and how to prevent infection, along with stepped-up efforts to keep sick pigs away from agricultural fairs, are the best ways to minimize risk of human disease and any potentially adverse impact o ...

  8. ATI to dedicate new Temple Grandin-designed cattle facility

    https://students.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/ati-dedicate-new-temple-grandin-designed-cattle-facility

    Ohio State ATI  will dedicate its new beef cattle handling facility on Friday, Oct. 12, from 1-3 p.m., with remarks at 2 p.m. All members of the Ohio beef industry who are interested in seeing the facility and learning more about it are welcome to attend. ...

  9. Stone Lab renovations 'will greatly enhance our ability to attract students and scientists'

    https://students.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/stone-lab-renovations-will-greatly-enhance-our-ability-attract-students-and-scientists

    Recent renovations at  Stone Lab  and the Research Building on South Bass Island's Peach Point have resulted in more modern classrooms, more conveniently equipped research and maintenance spaces, and most importantly, an alternative energy setup that ...

  10. New partnership planned with Beck's Hybrids: Goal is to 'put students first'

    https://students.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/new-partnership-planned-with-becks-hybrids-goal-is-put-students-first

    Representatives from  Beck's Hybrids,  Atlanta, Ind., a regional leader in the hybrid seed industry, recently met with CFAES faculty and staff to discuss collaborative educational and research opportunities for students in our college. Ohio State and ...

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