Campus News

  1. ACT Members Attend 2013 Professional Development Conference

    Mar 14, 2013

    The Agricultural Communicators of Tomorrow attended the 2013 Professional Development Conference in Fayetteville, Arkansas hosted by the University of Arkansas.

    Nine students from Ohio State had the opportunity to network with other students studying agricultural communication from universities across the country as they toured Tyson Foods, the original Walmart, and Crystal Bridges art museum and with business professionals through workshops on crisis communication, social media, photography, photo editing and radio broadcasting.

  2. Ag Degrees in Demand: Ohio State University Agricultural Graduates Report Positive Job Outlook

    Mar 13, 2013

    Recent agriculture and natural resources graduates with bachelor's-degrees have the third lowest rates of unemployment (7 percent), according to a 2012 study by Georgetown University's Center on Education and the Workforce. By New Year’s Day this year, our own graduating senior Linsey Howell already had five job offers.

  3. 2013 CFAES Undergraduate Research Forum Highlights

    Mar 4, 2013

    The College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) hosted the Tenth Annual CFAES Undergraduate Research Forum on Tuesday, February 26, 2013.  Thirty-two undergraduate student researchers from CFAES and the School of Environment and Natural Resources shared their research in a poster presentation format with faculty, staff, fellow students, and invited mentors, family members and guests.  A complete listing of student projects and faculty judges can be found at: 

  4. Golf Driving Range Coming to CFAES Campus

    Mar 2, 2013

    The next big thing developing as a part of the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences’ Campus: a Golf Driving Range! There is a new project coming to the Professional Golf Management Department led by Chris Walsh, Assistant Director of Student Development in PGM, and Dr. Albert Miller, Professor and Director of PGM. Walsh and Miller are currently working on building a driving range that will be located at the Waterman Agricultural and Natural Resources Laboratory.

  5. OSU Students Travel to Tampa Bay Aquatic Preserves

    Feb 26, 2013

    In December 2012 a group of OSU students traveled to Tampa Bay Aquatic Preserves to work side-by-side with environmental scientists at Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) in Dunedin, FL.

  6. Field Trip to Judging Contest

    Dec 10, 2012

    To give students in his livestock judging class at Ohio State University a taste of actual livestock judging, Kyle Culp lead a field trip to the Hoosier Beef Congress in Indianapolis last weekend.

    “For some of them, they’ve never marked a card in a judging contest before, so I didn’t want to overwhelm them right off the bat,” Culp said. “I just wanted to give them a little bit of preparation so they know what they’re getting into.”

  7. Growing potential: How to recruit more Latino students into agriculture

    Dec 7, 2012

    The Latinos in Agriculture Leaders Forum recently convened in San Antonio, Texas. Jamie Cano and Warren Tyler Agner attended the forum with financial support from the CFAES Professional Development Support Fund. The Leaders Forum brought together representatives from industry, government, and education to dialogue about how to capitalize on the potential Latino talent in the field of agriculture.

  8. CFAES Diversity mini-grants announced

    Dec 7, 2012

    The following individuals applied for and were selected to receive the first CFAES Diversity mini-grants.

  9. Dec. 18 Open Doors training: How to recognize, identify, end bias

    Dec 7, 2012

    OARDC, ATI, and the OSU Student Life Multicultural Center are hosting Open Doors

  10. A better tool in the toolbox: New project will bolster Ohio's Phosphorus Risk Index

    Dec 7, 2012

    Grand Lake St. Marys has lost an estimated $60-80 million in tourism due to harmful algae blooms. And in 2011, algae blooms covered 990 square miles of Lake Erie's surface area, the largest in the lake's history. Phosphorus is the pollutant most often implicated in the degradation of Ohio's fresh surface water, with use of phosphorus fertilizer on farmland as a contributing factor.

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