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  1. Farmer to farmer: Retired Extension educator volunteers in Mozambique

    https://students.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/farmer-farmer-retired-extension-educator-volunteers-in-mozambique

    I recently volunteered for another  CNFA Farmer-to-Farmer Program  to assist with agricultural development in an African country. Last year it was in Uganda. This year, it was in Mozambique. My assignment was to assist the Agricultural College of the  Cat ...

  2. Driven to succeed: OARDC-industry partnership is creating new jobs

    https://students.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/driven-succeed-oardc-industry-partnership-is-creating-new-jobs

    Ohio State President E. Gordon Gee liked what he saw at the Mansfield, Ohio, factory, which was turning a syrupy mix of crop and biodiesel wastes into polyurethane foam. But he was more fascinated by the story of how the factory came to be, in which an Oh ...

  3. Let's talk about hidden bias: CFAES Community Dialogue is Nov. 20

    https://students.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/lets-talk-about-hidden-bias-cfaes-community-dialogue-is-nov-20

    Hidden bias-- also called automatic, unconscious, or implicit bias-- is the topic of the first CFAES Community Dialogue, to be held via distance on Tuesday, Nov. 20, from 11 a.m. to noon. The program is part of a  new series by the CFAES Diversity Catalys ...

  4. Drawing a line in the sand: Keeping clean, green marinas

    https://students.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/drawing-line-in-the-sand-keeping-clean-green-marinas

    Marina operators, boaters, and other Great Lakes residents are invited to learn about best practices for preventing the spread of aquatic invasive species (AIS) during a Clean Marina Webinar on Nov. 7 from 2-3:30 p.m. EST. This is the third webinar in a s ...

  5. Why 'climate change doesn't seem so remote' now

    https://students.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/why-climate-change-doesnt-seem-so-remote-now

    Climate change tends to pop into public conversation every few months or so, but for Ohio State's  Climate Change Outreach Team,  the topic has stayed relevant since the team's inception in 2008. The group focuses on localizing climate change to ...

  6. 'CFAES Community Dialogues': New series to look at diversity, inclusion

    https://students.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/cfaes-community-dialogues-new-series-look-diversity-inclusion

      The  CFAES Diversity Catalyst Team  is pleased to introduce a new series called "CFAES Community Dialogues." These dialogues are informational sessions led by a member or members of the CFAES Diversity Catalyst Team that will address an aspect ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 50th Farm Science Review another success

    https://students.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/50th-farm-science-review-another-success

    Farm Science Review had another successful run this year, Sept. 18-20, as Ohio's premiere agricultural event celebrated its 50th year in existence. The review, which is dedicated to ensuring the best agricultural research, resources, information, and ...

  9. Healthy, wealthy, and wise: What worksite wellness means to people... and how Extension helps

    https://students.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/healthy-wealthy-and-wise-what-worksite-wellness-means-people-and-how-extension-helps

      Employers increasingly offer worksite wellness programs to employees, for good reason: a 2010 analysis in  Health Affairs  showed a decrease of $3.27 in medical expenses and $2.73 saved in absenteeism costs for every dollar invested in worksite wellness ...

  10. Wily coyotes are howlingly faithful: Study finds 100 percent monogamy

    https://students.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/wily-coyotes-are-howlingly-faithful-study-finds-100-percent-monogamy

      Coyotes living in cities never stray from their mates-- like, ever-- and stay with each other till death do them part, according to a new study. The finding sheds light on why the North American cousin of the dog and wolf, which is originally native to ...

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