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.
Mar 9, 2017
Funded by the U.S.
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.
Jan 17, 2017
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.
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).
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).
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.
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.
Jun 27, 2016
Three graduate students in the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) recently participated in the U.S.