Keys to reducing H3N2v flu risk? Public awareness, keeping sick pigs away from fairs
Better education regarding the nature of influenza viruses and how to prevent infection, along with stepped-up efforts to keep sick pigs away from agricultural fairs, are the best ways to minimize risk of human disease and any potentially adverse impact o ...
ATI to dedicate new Temple Grandin-designed cattle facility
Ohio State ATI will dedicate its new beef cattle handling facility on Friday, Oct. 12, from 1-3 p.m., with remarks at 2 p.m. All members of the Ohio beef industry who are interested in seeing the facility and learning more about it are welcome to attend. ...
Stone Lab renovations 'will greatly enhance our ability to attract students and scientists'
Recent renovations at Stone Lab and the Research Building on South Bass Island's Peach Point have resulted in more modern classrooms, more conveniently equipped research and maintenance spaces, and most importantly, an alternative energy setup that ...
New partnership planned with Beck's Hybrids: Goal is to 'put students first'
Representatives from Beck's Hybrids, Atlanta, Ind., a regional leader in the hybrid seed industry, recently met with CFAES faculty and staff to discuss collaborative educational and research opportunities for students in our college. Ohio State and ...
'You feel like family': 4-H'er to intern in Japan
When Erin Hope was 12 years old, her mother saw a flier for an international exchange program sponsored by Ohio 4-H. "She just decided, 'OK, we'll host a Japanese exchange student.' And we fell in love with the program," Hope said ...
CFAES Diversity Challenge winners announced
On Aug. 16, OSU Extension Director Keith Smith presented the OSU Extension Business Office with a plaque recognizing the unit for accumulating the largest number of points as a unit in the inaugural CFAES Diversity Challenge. The CFAES Diversity Chall ...
New network started for environmental professionals
"At this point, we have just one planet to share." So said David Hanselmann, a lecturer in the School of Environment and Natural Resources, in announcing a new Ohio-based professional network for people whose work helps keep the planet green ...
Student-designed, built ag rescue trailer to be unveiled at Farm Science Review
LONDON, Ohio- Traditionally, organizing a grain storage rescue training and education program for firefighters and other emergency first responders was no easy task. Arrangements had to be made for equipment such as gravity wagons, grain bins and grain l ...
J.M. Smucker Co. Commits $1M to Ohio State for Food Innovation Research, Scholarships
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The J.M. Smucker Company and Timothy P. Smucker of Orrville, Ohio, have committed $1 million to support ongoing research and student success at Ohio State University's College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences. The S ...
Two Ohio State ATI alumni join staff
Heather Bauder and Jeff Gallimore are the most recent Ohio State ATI graduates to have joined the horticulture division. Heather is a graduate of the floral design and marketing and nursery production and management programs. She is the new laboratory dem ...