Farmer to 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 ...
Driven to 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 ...
Drawing a 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 ...
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 ...
Ohio allocates $6M to rebuild 'the core of 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 ...
Healthy, wealthy, and wise: What worksite wellness means to 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 ...
Lake's effect on housing prices?
Researchers Mark Partridge, Elena Irwin, and Heather Stephens, all of the Department of Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics, have found that Lake Erie attracts highly educated people to its communities and that homeowners are will ...
2012 Professional Development Night- Find Your Fit!
The College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences hosted the 10 th annual Professional Development night in the Ohio Union Performance hall on October 9, 2012. A total of 239 students, faculty, staff, and industry representatives were in atten ...
Ohio State Wins Livestock Judging Competition
COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State University Livestock Judging Team won the Keystone International Livestock Exposition (KILE) Collegiate and Junior Livestock Judging contest on Oct. 6, at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Exposition Center in Harrisbu ...
Sigma Alpha Recruitment
Sigma Alpha is a professional agricultural sorority that promotes scholarship, leadership, service and fellowship among its members. The sorority was founded in 1978 at The Ohio State University by five women who wanted an alternative to the social Greek ...