Campus News

  1. Boost to brewing biogas: OARDC receives $6.5 million grant to further develop new system

    Dec 7, 2012

    OARDC has received a $6.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the U.S. Department of Energy to test and expand OARDC-developed technology that can produce biogas from a variety of solid organic wastes and bioenergy crops.

  2. New testing method could make phosphorus monitoring cheaper, faster

    Dec 7, 2012

    Phosphorus is usually at the forefront of concerns about the health of Lake Erie. While watershed managers never stop searching for ways to reduce phosphorus input, they also need to be able to monitor current levels easily and cost-effectively.

  3. OSU Extension introduces 3 new signature programs, graduates 2

    Dec 6, 2012

    OSU Extension engages people to strengthen their lives and communities through research-based educational programming. A tremendous variety of locally specific programs focus on meeting citizens' needs right where they live and work.

  4. Swamp's reach growing: Improvements will ramp up programs, impact

    Dec 6, 2012

    Ohio State University's renowned Schiermeier Olentangy River Wetland Research Park,

  5. Students Travel to AFA Leaders Conference in Kansas City

    Dec 3, 2012

                On Thursday November 1, 19 students from The Ohio State University boarded planes and made their way to Kansas City, Missouri to partake in the Agriculture Future of America (AFA) Leaders Conference. The AFA Leaders Conference provides support for college men and women who are preparing for careers in agriculture-related fields, while at the same time supporting the development of human capital for the agriculture and food industry.

  6. Second Annual Student Council Pumpkin Carving Contest

    Nov 2, 2012

    Students come together for fall festivities in celebration of their college and friendly competition amongst student organizations.

  7. Home again: CFAES welcomes Bruce A. McPheron

    Nov 2, 2012

    If you see someone new walking the halls of the CFAES campuses, say hello! Our new vice president for agricultural administration and dean, College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences, started Nov. 1. 

  8. Growing numbers: CFAES enrollment up 3.3 percent

    Nov 2, 2012


    Attracting more students and creating a diverse population of undergraduate and graduate students each year has always been one of CFAES's goals, and this year is no exception.

    Comparing autumn enrollment numbers from 2011 to 2012, undergraduate enrollment in AGR and ENR combined is up 1.2 percent, which when added to the 2.6 percent increase in numbers for graduate students in both areas takes the Columbus campus student population to 2,703 students, up from 2,664 in 2011.

  9. I, Eco-Bot: 4-H holds STEM program

    Nov 2, 2012

    Using inch-long "Eco-Bots" made from the head of a toothbrush, a small vibrating motor, and a watch battery, thousands of youth around the U.S. devised ways to clean up a simulated toxic spill on Oct.

  10. Grow your own lettuce in space? Students, researchers build system for NASA

    Nov 2, 2012

    Say you're on Mars and you fancy a salad. Unless the Curiosity rover can make an unexpected find of fresh romaine somewhere on the dusty Red Planet, you're looking at a nine-month trip to the nearest produce aisle on Earth. A better option? Grow the salad yourself.