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  1. Growing numbers: CFAES enrollment up 3.3 percent

    https://students.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/growing-numbers-cfaes-enrollment-33-percent

      Attracting more students and creating a diverse population of undergraduate and graduate students each year has always been one of CFAES's goals, and this year is no exception. Comparing autumn enrollment numbers from 2011 to 2012, undergraduate en ...

  2. Grow your own lettuce in space? Students, researchers build system for NASA

    https://students.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/grow-your-own-lettuce-in-space-students-researchers-build-system-for-nasa

    Say you're on Mars and you fancy a salad. Unless the Curiosity rover can make an unexpected find of fresh romaine somewhere on the dusty Red Planet, you're looking at a nine-month trip to the nearest produce aisle on Earth. A better option? Grow ...

  3. ATI dedicates new beef cattle handling facility

    https://students.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/ati-dedicates-new-beef-cattle-handling-facility

    ATI livestock student Emily Painter, pictured right, wielded the scissors at the ribbon cutting for  ATI's new beef cattle handling facility  on Oct. 12. About 100 people attended the program, which showcased the Temple Grandin-designed facility to t ...

  4. Stone Lab to partner with BGSU on STEM-related grant

    https://students.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/stone-lab-partner-with-bgsu-stem-related-grant

    Ohio Sea Grant  and  Stone Laboratory  are partnering with Bowling Green State University on a five-year National Science Foundation project that focuses on teacher professional development and student engagement in science.  Led by BGSU's Northwest ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  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. 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 ...

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