Henry Peller a Sustainable Plant Systems Major named a Udall Scholar
Henry Peller, a junior majoring in Sustainable Plant Systems and a personalized study program through ASC, has been named a Udall Scholar. One of only 50 students selected for this honor nationwide (and the only from Ohio), the Udall recognizes students ...
Columbus Dispatch highlights jobs for ag-school graduates
Interest in food — safety, availability, environmental impacts — is on the rise, and as a result, so is the demand for college graduates trained in food-, agricultural- and environmental-science disciplines in Ohio and nationwide. “Food is in the news,” ...
Dr. Nick Christians receives CFAES Distinguished Alumni Award
Congratulations to Dr Nick Christians (OSU Classes of 1977 and 1979, MS and PhD degrees) recipient of the CFAES Distinguished Alumni Award, 2 March 2013. Dr Christians has made a significant contribution to the field of turfgrass science during his >30 ...
Energy and Environment
Energy and Environment Urban Foresty By the year 2030, only a fraction of the worlds forest will be left at the current rate of cutting. An OSU Extension program is studying ways to make the urban forest more sustainable and efficient. Why Trees Matte ...
Economy and Employment
Economy and Employment Ohio's urban and metro communities suffer from high unemployment and underemployment as well as having an inadequate number of businesses needed for positively impacting many community economies. These communities represent app ...
Howlett Green Roof in the Columbus Dispatch
The Howlett Hall Green Roof project was reported on by the Columbus Dispatch on Feruary 19th in a very nice full page article. http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2013/02/19/osu-rooftop-garden-to-bloom-soon.html ...
Congratulations to Eric Billman, 2012 Golden Opportunities Scholar
Congratulations to Eric Billman, who was selected as a 2012 Golden Opportunities Scholar by the Crops Science Society of America (CSSA), American Society of Agronomy (ASA) and Soil Science Society of America (SSSA). There were 20 Scholars selected from wi ...
John Finer named as AAAS fellow
John Finer, professor in HCS, will be recognized as a fellow at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, in Boston, MA on February 16, 2013. Eighteen Ohio State University faculty members were elected into the newest ...
Nursing Home Costs and Medicaid: The One-Two Punch to the Family Farm
The rising costs of nursing home care may impact farm families harder than others due to farm assets that may limit or prevent a family member from qualifying for Medicaid, according to an agricultural law expert with the College of Food, Agricultural, an ...
Good Agricultural Practice (GAP) training
On April 30, Ohio State University Extension will host a program to educate produce growers to reduce microbial contamination on fruit and vegetables. The program, which covers Good Agricultural Practices (GAP), will be held 9 am – 12 pm at the YWCA Pi ...