What are the best ways to burn (or not) a forest?
Jack pines, which are common in parts of the northern Great Lakes, need fire to thrive. So does the rare and endangered Kirtland’s warbler, which nests only in burned or otherwise disturbed young jack pine stands in a handful of locations in Michigan, Wis ...
Three ways to learn about Lake Erie science while on vacation
Crowds swell in the summer months at Put-in-Bay as vacationers visit Lake Erie to fish, boat, and relax, and as young scientists study at Stone Lab. But students don't need to be the only ones having fun learning about Lake Erie. Visitors can take ad ...
Urban farming in a parking lot? See it in action in Wooster
Joe Kovach of Entomology, who is studying the best ways to grow food on old asphalt parking lots, is giving free monthly tours of his test plots this summer. The tours, which are aimed at urban farmers in Cleveland, Columbus, and other cities, are coverin ...
Engineering plants to help replace oil
OARDC will play a key role in the engineering of a novel plant-based fuel, funded by a $5.7 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy. The grant, awarded by DOE's Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) under the Plants Engineered ...
ATI ranks No. 1 nationally in two-year agriculture degrees
ATI is back on top as No. 1 in Community College Week's annual Top 100 report, after a one-year drop to the No. 2 slot. ATI ranked first in the nation among two-year institutions in the number of degrees awarded in agriculture (pdf), agricultural ...
CFAES Library renovation set to begin
The CFAES Library is being revitalized. Located in the south wing of the Agricultural Administration Building in Columbus and first opened back in 1956, the new facility-- to be renamed the CFAES Library and Student Success Center-- will be renovated &quo ...
Keith Smith: 'We are committed to make these positions successful'
OSU Extension now has 12 field specialists located around the state, each working on a specific focus area and able to respond quickly to current topics and pressing issues. A field specialist in taxation will begin in September, and a search is in proces ...
Somos primos-Clearning house for informaiton related to Hispanic Heritage Notable Hispanic Americans United Farm Workers Celebrate Hispanic Heritage About National Hispanic Heritage Month ...
Farmland Lease Workshop
Speakers include: • Barry Ward, Leader, Production Business Management, OSU Extension • Peggy Hall, Legal Educator, OSU Extension Pre-registration required – Space is limited. Please complete registration & mail no later than January 22, 2016. Reg ...
President and Provost's Diversity Lecture and Cultural Arts Series