CFAES Monthly: November 2014

Welcome to CFAES Monthly, the newsletter for faculty and staff of Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences. Your story submissions are welcome. Send them to

College News

  1. On Nov. 24, CFAES is hosting a Stop Hunger Now Meal Packaging Event. We need your help! Here’s what you can do.

  2. You can vote online for your favorite youth development program once a day, every day, through the end of December. It’s a new promotion by Farm Credit Mid-America. What are the latest standings?

  3. Steven Parker, an undergraduate in Horticulture and Crop Science, received the honor at the recent annual meeting of the American Society of Agronomy. He has roots, too, as an ATI grad.

Diversity Unity Community

  1. Want to attend a workshop or conference on diversity? Need some support to help pay for it? Here’s what you need to know to apply.

More College News

  1. In part, the award honors work to achieve “the land-grant ideal.” He received it at the recent annual meeting of the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities. 

  2. Want to submit third-party comments about the university’s 47 educator preparation programs? Here’s how and when you can do it.

  3. Its members come from academia, the agriculture community and the pharmaceutical industry. Its chair: Lonnie King, dean of Ohio State’s College of Veterinary Medicine. 


  1. The agreement aims to help farmers, communities and others deal with climate change. One of the signers: OARDC Director Steve Slack.

  2. The Climate Explorations series, whose collaborators include 4-H and Ohio Sea Grant, continues on Nov. 12 and Nov. 19.