Turkey Committee meeting w/ Youth and Parents of Project
To discuss the effects of the avian flu on the county fair projects. All turkey exhibitors should plan on attending. If you are unable to attend or if you have additional questions, contact Robb Foster at 330-771-2338 or Dale Cusick at 330-692-2999. ...
Poultry Committee Meeting w/ Youth and Parents of projects
Discuss the effects of the avian flu on the county fair projects. All chicken/watefowl exhibitors should plan on attending. If you prepaid for your chicks, reimbursements will be available through the poultry committee. If you are unable to attend or i ...
Four HCS Faculty Promotions
Four HCS Associate Professors have been promoted! In a June meeting of the Board of Trustees, it was announced that David Francis, Matt Keinhenz, Hannah Mathers, and Clay Sneller were promoted to full professor status. It’s rare for four promotions to tak ...
Dr. Miller and a new variety of apple in the Midwest
Ohio State's Dr. Diane Miller is working with the Midwest Apple Improvement Association (MAIA) to create a new variety of apple. MAIA has more than 140 apple growers involved in the project. The project lasted four years and had about forty apple sel ...
Two HCS Graduate students to participate in the Borlaug Summer Institute on Global Food Security
Godwill Chewachong, Matthew Kost and Brian Pace were among 35 graduate students selected from across the U.S. to participate in the Borlaug Summer Institute on Global Food Security at Purdue University, May 28-June 8, 2013. Chewachong is a Plant Patho ...
Waterman Farm growing produce for cancer survivors
The Waterman Farm has paired with the James Cancer Hospital to create the Garden of Hope. The community garden is designed for cancer survivors enrolled in the JamesCare for Life program. It allows cancer survivors to help pick produce throughout the summ ...
Economic Impact of Avian Influenza
Since December 2014, the USDA has confirmed several cases of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5 in the Pacific, Central, and Mississippi flyways (or migratory bird paths). The disease has been found in wild birds, as well as in a few backyard and ...
2015 Ohio Sheep Day
Program Topics- Full Flyer and Registration Information • Approved Pasture Renovation Practices • Approved Hay Crop Establishment Practices • Approved EQIP Practices for Sheep Farms • Basic Sheep Management Practices • Lambing Barn Arrangements • Proper S ...
What's Going on with the Olentangy River?
The Invasive Plant Species Management class (HCS 5194) is a two credit hour class open to students with sophomore standing or above. The area of land the class focuses on extends from 5 Th Avenue to Lane Avenue. Since the 5 th Avenue dam was removed, th ...
Celebrating 160 years!
Five faculty and staff members are retiring this year. Between the five retirees, the total amount of years of service to The Ohio State University came to 160 years! There was a celebration on May 15 at the Kottman Hall Gazebo to honor the retirees. Fa ...