News

  1. Workshop and a Bagamoyo Farmer Make Seedling Health the Foundation of IPM

    Mar 20, 2017

    On a normal day, Joseph Mbuji’s business is managing the production, harvest, and delivery components of his diversified Bagamoyo vegetable farm. But recently, he found himself delivering a lecture about his farm to an international audience at a Seedling Health Workshop at Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA) in Morogoro, Tanzania.

  2. CFAES Innovative Agricultural Research Initiative (iAGRI) in Tanzania extended to September 2017

    Mar 9, 2017

    Funded by the U.S.

  3. The Ohio State University Among Peace Corps’ 2017 Top Volunteer-Producing Colleges & Universities

    Feb 27, 2017

    Today, the Peace Corps announced that The Ohio State University ranked No. 9 among large schools on the agency’s 2017 Top Volunteer-Producing Colleges and Universities list. There are 49 Buckeyes currently volunteering worldwide.

    This is the third year that The Ohio State University has ranked among the top ten large schools. In 2016, Ohio State ranked No. 10.

  4. Gender and Food Safety Research to Improve Quality of Baby Foods in Tanzania

    Jan 17, 2017

  5. CFAES Selected to Host Distinguished Group from Moldova

    Jan 5, 2017

    The United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) has selected Ohio State’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences to host a distinguished group of eight Moldovan agricultural professionals through the USDA Cochran Fellowship Program.  
  6. Ukrainian Ag Econ Professors Improve Skillsets at Ohio State through USDA Faculty Exchange Program

    Nov 17, 2016

    For the past five months, the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) has hosted six professors from Ukraine through the Faculty Exchange Program (FEP), a program sponsored by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS).
  7. CFAES team leads collaborative effort to improve agricultural technical institutes in Tanzania

    Oct 6, 2016

    A major goal of the Tanzanian extension service is to improve the agricultural productivity of the more than 75% of the nation’s 46 million inhabitants who reside in rural areas and depend on agriculture as their main form of livelihood. These extension workers are trained at one of Tanzania’s Ministry of Agriculture Technical Institutes (MATIs).

  8. Ohio State iAGRI Graduate Curbing the Devastating Effects of Rice Blast Disease

    Oct 3, 2016

    Emmanuel Mgonja successfully completed his PhD requirements in the Department of Plant Pathology at The Ohio State University this past summer. Emmanuel, who took a leave from his job at the Katrin Agricultural Research Institute in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania researched the molecular mechanisms of resistance to rice blast in Africa.  
  9. CFAES Faculty, Scholars, and Students to represent Ohio State at 2016 World Food Prize Event

    Sep 29, 2016

    Five faculty, students, and scholars in the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) have been invited to attend the 2016 Borlaug Dialogue International Symposium in Des Moines, Iowa, where the annual World Food Prize will be awarded on October 13th to four renowned researchers.   
  10. CFAES Graduate Students Make Their Mark at Borlaug Summer Institute on Global Food Security

    Jun 27, 2016

    Three graduate students in the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) recently participated in the U.S.

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