1. A bellowing bull wears an on-animal sensor that picks up even small changes in activity.

    Animal Sciences Bullish about on-Animal Sensors Project with Australia’s CQUniversity

    Jul 20, 2021

    One of several aspects of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) recently signed with CFAES and Central Queensland University (CQU) is research utilizing GPS and accelerometer technology to monitor the health and performance of beef bulls a project funded through the American Association of Bovine Practitioners Foundation.  

  2. Drs. Sally Miller and Ram Khadka

    Increasing Yields by Suppressing Soilborne Pests via Anaerobic Soil Disinfestation Documented by Ram Khadka’s Dissertation

    Jun 22, 2021

    There is a market in neighboring countries for Nepal’s vegetable crops, especially those grown in the off season, when Nepal’s cooler temperatures can be offset by using high tunnels and plastic houses.  But soilborne diseases and weeds are bigger challenges when cultivation periods are thus extended. 

  3. A Tanzanian small-stakeholder farmer checks his tomato plants for signs of bacterial wilt.  Hellen Kanyagha, Ph.D.

    Plant Pathology’s Kanyagha Fight against Bacterial Wilt a Final Milestone in Long-Term CFAES Program in East Africa

    May 25, 2021

    The East Africa Vegetable Integrated Pest Management Innovation Lab (IPM-IL), administered by Virginia Tech and managed by the Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES), is celebrating the graduation of Plant Pathology student Hellen Kanyagha.  It marks the culmination of a major multi-year vegetable integrated pest management (IPM) project with the goal of preparing the next generation of agricultural scientists, leaders and food system institutions in East

  4. Administrative Building at Tyumen State University

    South Centers Team Wins Grant to Improve Teaching and Research on Carbon Cycles at Tyumen State University in Russia

    Apr 13, 2021

    Funds from the American Councils for International Education (ACIE) and the U.S. Embassy in Moscow have enabled OSU South Centers at Piketon to cooperate with the International Integrated Research Laboratory for Climate Change, Land Use and Biodiversity under the Institute of Ecological and Agricultural Biology at Tyumen State University (UT)  in Siberia.

  5. Mycotoxin on maize

    Cooperation between CFAES and the Universidad del Valle de Guatemala (UVG) Will Enhance Food Security

    Mar 30, 2021

    The Universidad del Valle de Guatemala (UVG) in Guatemala City, Guatemala and OSU’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences have signed a five-year, renewable Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) 

  6. Dr. Rodriguez with women in Tanzania (more info below); Dr. Bevis in Kathmandu, Nepal

    ACEL, AEDE Faculty Assess, Evaluate Navajo Nation’s Water Security

    Mar 15, 2021

    The Navajo Nation’s water crisis and food security issues in arid regions of Arizona, New Mexico and Utah has become more critical in times of COVID-19.  OSU’s Global Water Institute (GWI), in partnership with The Navajo Nation and others, will start by upgrading boreholes that use sustainable

  7. Prof. Rattan Lal receives an honorary doctorate at Amity University via Zoom, unfortunately unable to visit the campus, which recently strengthened ties with OSU.

    India’s Amity University to Cooperate with CFAES’s Carbon Management and Sequestration Center

    Mar 2, 2021

    Amity University, a private research institution of a dozen campuses, headquartered in Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with The Ohio State University on behalf of its Carbon Management and Sequestration Center (CMASC) within the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES).

  8. Zamorano students partner with K-12 schools in Honduras to teach agriculture

    CFAES Partnership Brings 4-H to Honduras

    Feb 15, 2021

    Students all over the world are adapting to new and different modes of learning due to the current pandemic, and K-12 students in Honduras are no different.

    Thanks to a partnership between 4-H programs at Ohio State, the University of Georgia and Zamorano University in Honduras, 4-H clubs are being established at schools in Honduras.

  9. conference logo

    Register for the CFAES Annual Research Conference

    Feb 9, 2021


    The CFAES Annual Research Conference will take place on Thursday, April 8, 2021 (virtually) beginning at 12:30 pm and concluding at 2 pm. The agenda will consist of a question and answer session with Dr. Rattan Lal, 2020 World Food Prize Laureate, announcements of the research award winners, an update on the CFAES research enterprise, and the annual poster competition for graduate and undergraduate students.

  10. Dr. Greene with students at HTH project (above), and with OSU delegation at Zamorano (below). Instructor Jaelene Loor Suche.

    Undaunted by Pandemic, Honduras-focused Sustainable Community Development Course Continues

    Jan 29, 2021

    Jaelene Loor Suche of Ecuador first came to Honduras to study at Zamorano Pan-American Agricultural School.  She then came to OSU to do the internship required of Zamorano undergraduates.  She now has “returned” to both institutions, but virtually. Communities flourish when NGOs work on a development/empowerment model, not a relief/provisional one.