Harvesting Your Own Garden Seeds
My absolute favorite meeting of our Master Gardeners’ group is the November seed exchange. Seed harvesting is an old industry that many of us do not think much about anymore. Now we typically order seeds from seed catalogues or buy them from seed racks. ...
Parents, Find Your Oxygen Mask
When sitting on an airplane waiting for take-off, have you ever put much thought into why flight attendants instruct parents travelling with young children to put on their oxygen mask first before putting it on their small children? Quite simply, in order ...
Volunteering Is Good for the Soul
With fall harvest almost completed, the changing colors of the leaves and with black Friday coming up soon many realize that 2014 is coming to a close soon. My kids have already started telling me what they want Santa to bring them for Christmas. No rea ...
Other Vegetables Objectives(s) of other vegetable Research and Education: Planned Scope of Research: Potential outcomes & significance of outcomes: Bell Pepper varities include: Revolution, Alliance, Wahoo, Declaration, Aerostole, ...
High Tunnels Objectives(s) of High Tunnel research:: This research explores and identifies new crop, production and marketing opportunities using high tunnel technologies. Cropping systems explored include strawberry, tomato, blackberry, blueberry, red ...
CFAES conducts survey of animal facilities
The College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) commissioned an Animal Facilities Re-envisioning Committee to provide recommendations towards a plan and vision for 21st century animal facilities that enhance the research, teaching an ...
New development staff for Wooster campus
The college recently added two staff members to support development efforts for the Wooster campus. Dawn Hammer Tabata was named senior director of development for CFAES in September, 2014. Based in Columbus, she is responsible for major gifts fundraising ...
Partnership with K&S Millwrights yields new grain storage for Ohio State ATI
Animals need grain, and grain needs a place to be stored. At Ohio State ATI’s Grace Drake Learning Laboratory (GDLL), the need became especially pressing when one of its two grain bins developed structural problems. Located downhill from one of Ohio State ...
Alumnus named to crops manager position
Scott Ruck is Ohio State ATI's new crops manager. Scott is a 2011 graduate of the Ohio State ATI agronomy program, CFAES Department of Horticulture and Crop Sciences with an agronomy focus. Scott was previously employed by Shearer Equipment in Woos ...
Ohio State ATI grad shooting for Rio in 2016
Before the autumn semester of 2013, Ohio State ATI graduate and animal sciences major Katiann Scherer hadn’t played a minute of team handball in her life. But thanks to an intramural sports experience at Ohio State University, she is now working to earn a ...