4-Hers Conquer Eco-Bot Challenge
Young people across the United States participated in the Eco-Bot challenge, a simulated toxic spill. The national project was developed by Ohio State University Extension, an arm of the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences. ...
The Ohio State University and the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences got its start in 1870, when the Ohio General Assembly established the Ohio Agricultural and Mechanical College. The new college was made possible through the provi ...
CFAES Student Dreams Big
Darcy is a senior from Portage, Indiana, majoring in Animal Sciences. She believes "Some dreams keep on getting better, gotta keep believing if you wanna know for sure." Hopefully, her dreams will just keep getting bigger and better after gradua ...
U.S. Secretary of Ag Tom Vilsack on Farm Policy
As we celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Morrill Act and the creation of the United States Department of Agriculture, Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack discusses what we have accomplished and where we are headed in the future. ...
Students Build Grain Safety C.A.R.T.
Five Ohio State University students in the Department of Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering and their advisors have designed and built a Community Agriculture Rescue Trailer, or C.A.R.T., that includes all the equipment needed for grain storage ...
Lisa and Dan Wampler Provide Endowed Fellowship
Dan Wampler, President and Founder of Sensus, donated $1.2 million to the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences to establish the Lisa and Dan Wampler Endowed Fellowship for Food and Health Research. Dan explains why he made this genero ...
Grandma Right About an Apple a Day
In an Ohio State study, eating one apple a day for just four weeks lowered blood levels of a substance linked to hardening of the arteries. The amount of the decrease-- 40 percent-- surprised lead researcher Robert DiSilvestro, a professor of human nutrit ...
Urban Farm Creates Jobs
Stanard Farm is an urban farm developed on the site of the former Stanard Elementary School at E.53rd and Stanard Street in Cleveland. The farm was created in collaboration with OSU Extension, the St. ClairSuperior Development Corporation, Councilman Joe ...